CHANTECLAIR is a stunning SW42 owned by a very knowledgeable yachtsman. She has been set up for cruising in comfort with reverse-cycle heat/AC. Continually updated through the years, she includes recent electronics, sails, rigging, head stay, etc. She is maximized for performance with a full complement of sails, carbon rudder, full spinnaker gear, hydraulics, etc.
CHANTECLAIR is a keel/centerboard Flag Blue sloop with a carbon spade rudder. She sleeps 7 and has a traditional Sou'wester 42 offshore accommodation plan with a separate nav station. This yacht has all the amenities including reverse-cycle heat/AC for comfortable cruising and extended harbor stays. She received new Doyle Main, Genoa and Drifter recently as well as an upgraded Garmin electronics suite.
The large T-shaped Sou’wester 42 cockpit is well laid-out for shorthanded sailing but also comfortably accommodates a large crew.
More amenities include
From the Cockpit forward and down the companionway steps, the interior accommodations can sleep up to seven in two cabins and aft quarterberth, and includes one head, a galley, main salon, and separate nav station.
COMPANIONWAY to cockpit:
Companionway has four steps with teak treads that lead to the accommodations below:
This area includes a full-width Main Salon forward, separate Nav station and an aft Quarterberth starboard aft with a full galley opposite to port.
NAVIGATION STATION (Aft Starboard):
Immediately to starboard of the companionway, the Nav Station faces forward and features:
AFT QUARTERBERTH Area:
Aft of the nav station and separated by a half bulkhead is the open Aft Quarterberth area with:
GALLEY (Aft Port):
Opposite the nav station, the U-shaped galley is handy to the companionway and the main salon.
MAIN SALON, Amidship:
Full-width Main Salon features a traditional plan of settee/transom berths port and starboard and a pilot berth over outboard each.
Centerline varnished cherry dining table is drop-leaf style and enables optional dining area for just a few or for a full crew.
Pull-out settee/transom berth and pilot berth have cushions upholstered in UltraSuede blue fabric.
Pull-out settee/transom berth and pilot berth has matching blue cushions bottom and back
HEAD (Forward port):
Entry to the head is through two separate doors - Private door from the forward cabin and a second door from the rest of the accommodations.
This private head features:
The Forward Stateroom has two solid cherry doors for separate access from the accommodations aft or from the head.
Comfortably sleeps two in V-berth forward with:
Plenty of storage is offered in:
Entertainment system includes:
Aluminum double spreader tapered spars are painted to match housetop (2003/4).
Lewmar II winch package:
12-volt DC electrical system
110-volt AC electrical system:
1992 Yanmar 4JH2E 46 hp FWC diesel engine with 2:1 reduction gear