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The Tayana Vancouver 42 combines robust construction and traditional double-ended styling with a contemporary underwater profile. The modified fin keel and skeg-hung rudder provide an easily-driven and seakindly hull. With almost 200 hulls built to date, the Tayana 42 has established itself as a serious and proper offshore yacht. A long waterline and generous beam provide ample storage, making the Tayana 42 an excellent choice for long-term cruising.She's been home to a cruising couple for 14 years and has traveled from Canada to Guyana and around the Caribbean. They've lovingly cared for her with constant upgrades over the years
Grenada and surrounds offer some of the finest cruising in the Caribbean and she is ready and waiting for her next adventure..
SOLD WITH MOORING AT HOG ISLAND, GRENADA
Ta-Yang in Taiwan has built over 1400 ‘blue water’ Tayana cruising yachts since their inception in 1973. This popularity has been the result of their continued commitment to: outstanding styling, live aboard comfort, and safety at sea for every Tayana owner. In addition, they have a reputation for elegant custom interiors not found in other production boats. She is no exception with her owners have called her home for some 15 years and have sailed her from Canada to Guyana with many stops along the way. They report that she is seaworthy, comfortable, and easily handled by one or two people; a fast passage maker, with good stability and generous living accommodations. The attention to detail and commitment to scheduled maintenance is evident throughout. Light and bright below with plenty of storage, well organized with uncluttered decks topside—a proven cruising yacht that is well equipped and ready for her next adventure. She comes with her own mooring which is included in the price.
She is the ‘aft cockpit’ version with an interior layout that is very straight forward. Starting at the bow there is a large storage forepeak locker, with a below-deck chain locker, followed by a double pullman berth to port and a bench/storage area to starboard. Working aft, the head is to port with a ‘designer’ sink, Lavac marine manual toilet, and shower; both sink and shower have hot and cold pressurized water.
To starboard is a large hanging locker. This is followed by the saloon which has a ‘U’ settee to port which can make into a double berth and a large ‘L’ settee to starboard with a spacious table. A partial separating bulkhead and step-up leads to the galley to starboard and navigation station with bench seat to port. Twin s/s sinks with lots of counter space, pressurized hot and cold fresh water plus a pressurized salt water faucet, gimballed 3 burner gourmet cooker followed by a top and side loading fridge. Aft of this work area, step down to a small cabin both port and starboard separated by the companionway ladder to the cockpit. Quarter berth in the port cabin and a pantry/storage area with freezer to starboard. On deck, all the lines lead to the cockpit for ease of handling. Cockpit cushions, water proof bimini with side curtains and full mosquito net further enhances her appeal.
Located centrally in the saloon, under the galley/nav. sole is the Yanmar 4JH4E four cylinder 54hp diesel engine (2004).Electricstart.Fresh water cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to three blade s/s Martex feathering propeller. Single lever control. Various engine spares, last serviced in 2015 with 2500 engine hours. Full service history. Portable Honda 2000i generator. 13 gal/hr Echo-Tec watermaker (newly installed motor). Two Racor fuel filters switchable between fuel tanks.
SPARS & SAILS
Mast head cutter rigged. Anodised aluminium mast (keel stepped) and boom by Isomat. Stainless steel standing rigging(2007). Slab reefing mainsail with stackpack & lazyjacks. Mast steps from boom to top of mast. Furlex headsail furling system, Harken staysail furling system, static dispenser at top of mast, isolated backstay for SSB, mid boom mainsheet control with Harken traveler system, 1 x Lewmar 40 (2 speed) self tailing , 1 x Lewmar 7, 1 x Lewmar 40 (2 speed), 1 x Lewmar 30 (2 speed) on mast. 2 x Lewmar 42 (2 speed) self tailing, 2 x 30 Lewmar (2 speed) self tailing, 2 x Lewmar 34 self tailing, 1 x Lewmar 10 in cockpit. Extending spinnaker pole.
Built in 1981 by the Ta-Yang company in Taiwan. A double ended cutter design with aft self-draining cockpit. White GRP hull with teak rub rail. Alloy toe rails .Off-white GRP superstructure. Modified fin keel with skeg hung rudder. Wheel steering.
She has never let us down. We have constantly upgraded her since we purchased her in 2002. She’s ready and waiting to be sailed away—just bring your clothes and toothbrushes to the beautiful island of Grenada where your new home awaits you on her own mooring.
Part 1 registered in the UK. VAT is not paid in the EU and there are no known mortgages or encumbrances
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