Beneteau First 42 - $69,900
There were many racing boats built in the 1980's, but one "cruiser/racer" stood out - the Beneteau
First 42. Under sail in light or heavy air, Novia is a true club racer with an abundant sail inventory
and all necessary hardware for winning. She is a quality German Frers design with a solid hand-laid
fiberglass hull, open deck space and a comfortable cockpit for 8. All lines are run into the cockpit for
easy single handling and all winches are in great shape. Her interior has nice teak woodwork
throughout and upholstery is in excellent condition. There are 4 berths 2 doubles and 2 singles with
good storage for long distance cruising or racing.
She has been well cared for by an experienced yachtsmen and it shows!
A Great boat for a couple to cruise the Northwest and beyond.
Classic lines of a highly respected German Frers design.
Recent upgrades include:
Isotherm Refrigeration - Espar Forced-Air Diesel Heat - Genoa - Force Ten Stove
Electrical Wiring - Charger - Connections - Dodger and Sail cover - Holding Tanks - Lifelines
She is clean and ready to enjoy!
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Beneteau Designer: German Frers
LOA: 42 feet LWL: 36.42 feet Beam: 13.17 feet
Displacement: 18600 pound Ballast: 8700 pound
Fuel: 40 gallon Water: 100 gallon Holding: 2 x 20 gallon
Galley: new refrigeration, recent 3 burner propane stove w/oven, double sink, Corian counter
Electronics: Ray Marine C80 color chartplotter, GPS, Nexus Wind Speed Depth, Horizon VHF,
Electrical upgrades include: upgraded 70 Amp alternator, all new wiring, 6 AGM Batteries
2 New AGM Start Batteries 2018
Deck/Hull: Awlgrip hull 2005, Teak cockpit seats, Aluminum toe rail, swim ladder, dodger
Winches: 2 - Lewmar 55, 3 speed primaries, 2 Lewmar 46st secondaries, 8 Lewmar 40 halyard/trim
winches. New 40ST Main Halyard Winch.
Rigging: Rod Rigging 2005, Navtec Hydraulic backstay/vang/baby stay, Harken furler, Spinaker pole
All but 4 have been unused since we bought the boat and have been in heated storage and well
New North main (on boat)
Hood main - good condition
North Light #1 150% - excellent condition, recently re-cut to change from a deck sweep to now fit on
roller furler. One re-cut and UV cover 2019
Halsey heavy #1 150% - fair condition, needs some repairs
Doyle 110% (on boat) - very good condition, professionally cleaned and detailed last year
Ulmer #3 headsail - good condition, dirty
Elvstrom #4 headsail - good condition
Elvstrom #5 headsail - excellent condition
Halsey Blast Reacher - very good condition
Van Sant Storm sail - excellent condition
Van Sant storm jib - excellent condition
Rowse Rhode Island .5 oz spinnaker - very good condition
Ulmer .75oz spinnaker - very good condition
Rowse Rhode Island 1.5oz spinnaker - excellent condition
Ground tackle: Electric windlass, Rocna 20 anchor 100' chain 200' rope, Danforth 35lb anchor, 75'
chain 200' rope anchor, lunch hook
Engine: Perkins 4-108 Diesel with a total of about 3000 hours, 1000 since rebuilt runs well need
New 2-Blade Max Prop 2018