Bavaria Cruiser 42 "Karm"
“Karm” is perhaps the finest Bavaria Cruiser 42 we have seen in terms of general condition, outstanding presentation (a credit to the owner) and the comprehensive list of quality cruising equipment included. These fine yachts are ideal family coastal cruisers with genuine bluewater capability. They are efficient under sail or motor (55hp Volvo Penta). With twin wheels, a large, sheltered cockpit from where sheets and halyards are managed, an electric halyard winch and a bow thruster “Karm” is equipped for extended cruising and to be comfortably handled by a couple. Below deck, the spacious, mahogany-finished saloon (Webasto heated) is light and bright. The clever layout works with three private cabins, two bathrooms, a serious nav. Station and galley. This is cruising at its best. The current owner has done the work, “Karm” is fully equipped and ready to cruise. This fine yacht represents a rare opportunity.
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|Location||Oyster Cove Marina|
|Designer||J&J Design/Bavaria Yachts|
|Builder||Bavaria Yachts Germany.|
|Length||42′ 7″ (12.99m)|
|Displacement||9.2 tonne (light ship)|
|Ballast||Modern profile cast iron keel. Ballast 3000 kg approx.|
|Hull material||Fibreglass/GRP Antifouled and anodes November 2020.|
|Engine||Volvo Penta D2-55,55hp with sail-drive Vetus Bowthruster. Engine compartment: Under cockpit. Excellent access from front and sides.|
|Engine Make||Volvo Penta|
|Engine hours||1760 hours at January 2021|
|Cruise Speed||7.5 knots|
|Propulsion||Sail Drive – New boot/seal 2020.3-Blade Feathering Volvo propeller.|
|Galley||The generous, comprehensively equipped galley extends along the port-side within easy reach of the dinette. The chef has everything at his/her fingertips including plenty of benchtop for preparation, and storage. A large elliptical port gives the chef light and a view.
The galley features a double s/s sink with h&c pressure water, two fridges, one large top-loading and one front loading and a quality SMEV 3- burner gas stove and oven.
|Refrigeration||2 x 12v fridges –
Large OZ Eutectic top-loading
35-litre Waeco upright.
|Stove||SMEV 3 burner gas stove with oven and grill – gimballed.|
|Hot Water System||Heat exchanger / Hot water cylinder new 2019|
|Accommodation||The layout from stern to bow...
Step aboard via the transom platform and gate. Plenty of space and handholds as you move forward between the twin wheels to the deep, well-sheltered cockpit featuring a large drop-side table with an integrated icebox. With a stainless steel, pushpit mounted BBQ the cockpit is great space for alfresco dining.
Below deck, the windows/ports and large deck hatches flood the saloon with light and ensure good ventilation throughout. The mahogany timber creates a welcoming ambience. Either side of the companionway is the two comfortable private cabins.
Forward to port is the general bathroom with separate shower. The navigation station is opposite to starboard. The galley to port extends to the bulkhead and is strategically located opposite the dinette with its comfortably upholstered U shaped settee (can be used as an occasional berth). There is also seating for two on a midship island settee. Forward of the bulkhead is the owner's cabin featuring a semi-island queen-sized double berth, ensuite and plenty of locker space.
The Webasto ducted heating provides subtle cosiness throughout.
Storage: Large cockpit lockers and below deck general and personal storage lockers are sufficient to stow everything required for a full crew for an extended cruise.
Headroom ranges from 1.9 metres to 2 metres.
|Cabins||3 x cabins|
|Berths||6 x berths plus saloon occasional berth.|
|Shower||2 x bathrooms with hot and cold shower. 1 h&c cockpit shower.|
|Toilet||2 x toilets, 1 manual and 1 electric with holding tank.|
|Entertainment||TEAC TV with DVD player
Kenwood Bluetooth stereo AM/FM
|Air Conditioning||WEBASTO (diesel) ducted heating.|
|Dinghy||Highfield rigid inflatable dinghy with chaps on stainless steel transom davits.|
|Outboard||Tohatsu 9.8Hp 2 stroke outboard (new 2018|
|Covers||Dodger, Bimini (new 2019) with infill.
New main boom bag
New boom tent.
Covers for BBQ, cockpit table, instruments etc.
|Ground tackle||Lofrans Cayman 88 Electric windlass with rope gipsy and remote controller.
25kg Rocna anchor on 100 metres of 8mm chain.
CQR back-up with 10mm chain and 40m rode.
|Safety gear||Gas alarm and solenoid
Smoke alarms x 2
Carbon Monoxide alarm
3 x Liferings
|Bilge Pumps||Manual & electric bilge pumps.|
|Life Raft||4 Person LIFERAFT with EPIRB included.|
|Epirb||406 EPIRB with GPS|
|Life Jackets||3 x life jackets|
|Fire Protection||Manual Extinguishers|
|Electrics||240v shore power
720 Amp-hr AGM Deep cycle batteries (new 2018),
Victron Blue tooth battery monitor,
Plasmatronics 40amp Solar regulator,
550w Solar panels,
400 watt Marine Kintetix Wind generator
USB outlets in main saloon, cockpit and cabins
MAVERIC security and monitoring system,
Sirocco 12v fans x 4
LED Lights below and in cockpit.
Raymarine E 80 with Radar at chart table
E90 Chartplotter at the helm.
ICOM VHF Radio with Vesper AIS.
Standard Horizon VHF radio with handset in cockpit. (Aerial at mast head).
2 x Brass Ship's Clocks and Barometer.
Steer compasses at each helm.
|Sail inventory||Furlex furling genoa
Fully battened mainsail with 3 reefing points
Storm sail (never used)
MPS (used twice)
New main boom sail bag with boom tent covers and lazy jacks
|Rigging||Double spreader Selden mast.
Seldon adjustable boom vang.
Standing rigging NEW 2018
Running rigging new 2016 to 2018.
|Deck gear||2x Lewmar 80 halyard winches (one x electric)
2x Lewmar 48 primaries
1x Lewmar 40 secondary
Sheets and halyards all lead aft.
Stainless steel targa mount for solar panels and antennas
Stainless steel dinghy davits.
Stainless steel foldaway swim ladder.
Stainless steel BBQ.
Cockpit cushions (new 2019)
Deck wash pump.
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