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Clipper Marine Yacht Sales

Bavaria 42 - SOLD

Ben Nichols - +44 (0)1489 550583

2001 Bavaria 42 - SOLD


Name: 'Joy'
Builder: Bavaria Yachtbau
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Location: Southampton, United Kingdom


LOA: 42'0" (12.8m)
Beam: 13 feet
Displacement: 13400 kilogram
Draft: 6.42 feet


Make / Fuel: Volvo diesel
HP: 50.0
Cruising Speed: - -
Max Speed: 7 knots


Fuel: 210 litre
Water: 170 litre
Holding: - -

2001 Bavaria 42 - SOLD

Following the successful sale of the last Bavaria 42 we had available we are urgently seeking more examples of this very popular boat. She sold incredibly quickly, just 12 hours after being listed! 

We have several clients waiting - please contact us urgently if you are looking to sell. 

Please contact Ben Nichols on 07825 747 652 or email for more details or to discuss selling your boat



  • Designed by J & J Designs and built by Bavaria Yachtbau GmbH in Germany
  • Two owner from new


  • White GRP hull and superstructure 
  • Teak laid decks, coachroof, cockpit flooring and seating
  • Fin keel, spade rudder 
  • Wheel Steering
  • Hull Coppercoated 2019

Sails and Rigging


  • Selden Aluminium spars
  • Stainless steel standing rigging - Original (Price reflects the likely need to replace)
  • Adjustable backstay
  • Selden gas rod kicker
  • Stack pack and lazy jacks
  • Furlex 300S headsail furling system
  • Spinnaker gear, spinnaker pole and spinnaker track on mast
  • Single stainless steel running backstay


  • 2 x two speed Harken 48 self-tailing Genoa winches
  • 2 x two speed Harken 40 self-tailing Halyard winches
  • 2 x two speed Harken 40 self-tailing Spinnaker winches


  • Genoa - Original - Elvstrom High Tech
  • Main - Original - Elvstrom High Tech - battened with three reefs


  • Majority of running rigging lead back to cockpit apart from topping lift
  • The third reef is achieved by a bullhorn fitting at the mast combined with the aft third reef line leading back to the cockpit
  • The other two reefs all lead back
  • Clutch banks on both port and starboard coachroof



  • Cloth upholstery - Blue
  • Interior joinery - Mahogony
  • Headroom - 6 Feet 6 Inches
  • Flooring - Teak & Holly effect wood
  • Hot air heating with outlets to the saloon and all three cabins
  • All interior 12v lights have LED bulbs

Forward Cabin

  • Double berth with shelving around and a drawer beneath plus a hanging locker

Forward Heads - Ensuite

  • Wash basin with hot & cold water mixer tap/shower head
  • Electric shower pump drain
  • Manual marine toilet
  • Vanity mirror and storage cupboards


  • Seating for eight people on U-Shaped comfortable sofa and an island bench seat
  • Saloon table
  • Chart table with dedicated seat and navigation station
  • Plastimo Barometer
  • JVC Radio/Cassette player with two speakers in saloon and two speakers in cockpit
  • JVC Radio also has a connected cd player unit behind the saloon seating
  • 12v Small Sharp TV


  • 2 burner hob and oven with worktop cover
  • large linear worktop surface
  • Top loading fridge operates on both 12v and 240v
  • Twin bowl stainless steel sink with hot & cold mixer tap

Aft Heads - Saloon

  • Wash basin with hot & cold water mixer tap/shower head
  • Manual marine toilet
  • Vanity mirror and storage cupboards
  • Electric shower pump drain
  • Holding tank - aft heads only - macerator pump discharge to sea or suction pump via deck fitting

2 x Aft Cabins

  • Both port and starboard aft cabins have double berths, shelves and hanging storage

Mechanical and Electrical


  • Volvo Penta MD22L 50HP diesel engine - Hours unknown
  • Engine serviced annually by owner
  • Engine Cam belt replaced by RK Marine in Feb 2016
  • Volvo Sail Drive
  • Sail drive seal, clamping ring and lower end seals replaced in March 2016
  • Three blade folding propeller
  • Ambassador rope cutter
  • Eberspacher D5L diesel blow air heater with outlets to the saloon and all three cabins


  • 12v and 220v systems
  • 1 x 12v engine battery 
  • 2 x12v domestic batteries with cabling for third domestic battery
  • 40A 220v battery charger - connected to the domestic batteries
  • 220v Shore power 
  • Forgen vertical axis wind generator
  • Glomex TV aeriel
  • 12v TV


  • Pressurised hot and cold water system
  • Forward plastic water tank replaced with a stainless steel tank in Oct 2005
  • Aft water tank is plastic
  • 2 x Shower drain pumps in both heads with push switches in the heads
  • Water heated by engine calorifier and 220v immersion heater
  • Holding tank - Aft heads only - Stainless steel - macerator pump discharge to sea or suction pump via deck fitting

Deck Equipment


  • Plough anchor
  • 50 metres of 10mm galvanised chain
  • Lowfrans Tigres 1200W Electric windlass


  • Guardwire with port and starboard side gates
  • 6 x Stainless steel mooring cleats (fore deck, midships and aft)
  • Teak pushpit seats on both port and starboard sides
  • Teak cockpit seats, cockpit sole side decks and coach roof
  • Teak folding cockpit table
  • Two waterproof stereo speakers
  • Sprayhood - Tan
  • Cockpit and pushpit seat cushions - Light blue
  • Wheel and pedestal cover -Tan
  • Transom shower - hot & cold pressurised water
  • Transom swim/boarding ladder

Navigation Equipment


  • Binnacle Compass 
  • Raytheon RL72CRC Plotter/Radar - Upgraded to Plus Version - weak back-light
  • Raytheon ST60 Tri Data
  • Raytheon ST6000+ Autopilot
  • Raytheon ST60 Wind - on bulkhead - New transducer 2017 not yet calibrated
  • Raytheon ST60 Multi display - on bulkhead
  • VHF Speaker in cockpit - switched from Navigation Station


  • Raytheon  RL70 Plotter/Radar - Upgraded to Plus Version - back-light intermittent
  • ICS Nav6 Navtex
  • Simrad RD68 DSC/VHF
  • Raytheon ST600R autopilot wired remote
  • Raytheon ST60 Multi display

Safety Equipment

  • 1 x Horseshoe life buoy with light
  • Radar reflector
  • 1 x Manual bilge pump
  • 1 x Electric bilge pump
  • Navigation lights
  • Tricolour masthead light


Clipper Marine offer the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information, nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.