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1987 Tayana Aft Cockpit

  • 42 ft
  • Cutter
  • St Petersburg, FL, US

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  • 1987 Tayana Aft Cockpit
  • 1987 Tayana Aft Cockpit
  • 1987 Tayana Aft Cockpit
  • 1987 Tayana Aft Cockpit
  • 1987 Tayana Aft Cockpit
  • 1987 Tayana Aft Cockpit
  • 1987 Tayana Aft Cockpit
  • 1987 Tayana Aft Cockpit
  • 1987 Tayana Aft Cockpit
  • 1987 Tayana Aft Cockpit


The 42 Tayana enjoys the reputation of a sturdy, well built, beautifully finished cruising yacht capable of ocean passages and comfortable live aboard accommodations. Her sailing characteristics are well respected.

Few yachts are as blue water capable as the Robert Harrison designed Tayana 42.


This yacht is in exceptional condition, extremely well equipped, loaded with spares and owner's and manufacturer's documentation.

Disclaimer: The Company offers 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/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.(4805008)


Basic Information

Aft Cockpit
St Petersburg, FL, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Island Bound
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Dimensions & Weight

42 ft - 12.8 meter
42 ft - 12.8 meter
12 ft 6 in - 3.81 meter
Draft - max:
5 ft 10 in - 1.78 meter
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Cruise Speed:
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Fuel Type:
51 (Individual), 51 (combined)
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As you step down the companion way ladder, from the cockpit, you immediately notice the beautiful joinery that has classic Tayana solid teak staving throughout.All doors are beveled and hand fitted. The interior is finished with a satin varnish and teak cabinet doors are louvered. Headroom throughout the boat is at least 6'4" or better, and the storage on this boat is incredible for a 2 cabin, custom layout. All 13 stainless steel opening ports, 4 large hatches and the companionway, all have screens. Behind the hinged companionway steps is a lift out door to an equipment room, providing easy access to refrigeration compressor, water heater, quadrant and more. 

At the bottom of the companionway ladder, looking forward, the large galley is starboard. With a deep double bowl stainless steel sink, gimbaled 3 burner stainless steel stove,oven and broiler, fridge and freezer, custom teak trash container. There is lots of storage above and below the generous counter space.  

Opposite the galley is the quarter berth on the port side. It features a large double berth, two drawers and storage underneath. there is also flat chart storage, a hanging locker and a bureau with 4 drawers. Forward of the aft quarter stateroom is a head that was converted to a combination tool and mechanical room where the Entec 4.2 KW generator lives in it's custom stainless steel, insulated box.

Moving forward again, you enter the large main salon, to starboard, there is a large table with u-shaped settee that seats 6 very comfortably, bulkhead mounted mirror with teak trim, brass wall lights, ships clock and baronmeter. Outboard are bookshelves with teak fiddles and louvered storage lockers. To port, is a settee that pulls out to make a comfortable sea berth. There are large drawers under, and more storage behind the settee. More louvered lockers and book cases.Aft of the settee is the aft facing navigation station and chart table. With it's exceptional compliment of navigation and electronic equipment. The teak navigation table/desk has generous storage under the desk top and 4 large drawers. Forward of the port side settee, on the bulkhead is a Force 10 diesel space heater.

The starboard head is just aft of the V-berth, with pressure hot and cold water, marble vanity top and generous locker space. The head includes a new Jabsco electric freshwater toilet and holding tank. There is a large separate shower stall with a teak seat, custom curtains and rods as well as additional locker space. There is also 2 doors to the head, one from the V-berth and one from the main salon.

Moving forward to the V-berth there is a beautiful custom carved teak door. The large V-berth has the filler cushion, a seat below the filler cushion, port and starboard shelves, drawers, lockers, cabinets, full length hanging locker and bookshelves with lots of teak accents. The hand crafted custom mattress, sheets and bedspread. Teak doors on the forward bulkhead of this stateroom provide access to the chain locker.


Sails & Rigging

 Isomat Aluminum Spar, Deck Stepped

* Double Spreader

* Insulated Backstay

* Standing Rigging, 316" Stainless Steel Wire, Replaced (01)

* Norseman Fittings (01)

* Manual Boom Vang

* Dutchman Boom Brake

* Profurl P-40 on Head Sail and Stay Sail

* Quantum Head Sail

* Quantum Stay Sail

* Hood Main Sail, Full Batten

* Asymmetrical Spinnaker with ATM Sock and Tacker

* Storm Trisail

* Anchor Riding Sail

* Doyle Stack Pack

* Whisker Pole Mounted on Mast

* 3 Sail Bags

* 2 - Lewmar #55 Self Tailing Winches,  Primary

* 2 - Lewmar #43 Self Tailing Winches, Secondary

* 1 - Harken #40 Electric, Halyards and Reefing Lines

* 2 - Harken #16 Boom Brake and Genoa Furling

* 11 - Spinlock XT Rope Clutches on Coach Roof

* 3 - Chromed Bronze Winch Handles

* Single Line Reefing on 1st and 2nd of 3 Reef Points

* Staysail with 2 line Sheeting

Mechanical & Plumbing

* Yanmar 4JH2E 51 HP Engine with 2320 Hours

* Fresh Water Cooling System

* Stainless Steel Shaft - 1 14"

* Prop Shaft Grounding Brush

* Flexible Shaft Coupling

* Dripless Shaft Seal

* 3 Bladed Maxiprop

* 2 Racor Fuel Filters with Gauges

* Electric Fuel Pump, DC, for use with Filter Changing

* Bronze Seawater Stainers

* 16,000 BTU Ocean Marine ACHeater- in settee under the salon forward mirror

* 1 Par 3700 GPH Electric Bilge Pump

* 1 Manual Bilge Pump in Cockpit

* Diaphragm Pumps for Bilge and Shower Sump

* 1 Jabsco Electric, Fresh Water  Head new 2013

* 1 50 Gallon Stainless Steel Water Tank under center floorboard in main salon

* 1 35 Gallon Fiberglass Holding Tank under floorboard next to head door

* 1 80  Gallon Stainless Steel Water Tank under floorboard next to starboard fore-aft settee

* 1 45 Gallon Steel Fuel Tank , Cleaned 2012- under floorboard just inside the quarter-berth area

* 1 60 Gallon Fiberglass Fuel Tank ( New 2013 ) under floorboard in galley

* Cockpit Shower with Hot and Cold Fresh Water

* Pressure DeckAnchor wash System (Saltwater)

* Force 10 Diesel Space Heater

* High Water Alarm for Bilge

* High Exhaust Temp. Alarm on Yanmar and Gen. Set

* Low Voltage Alarm

* Carbon Monoxide Alarm, Hard Wired

* Engine Compartment Exhaust Blower

* Spectra Watermaker, 15 GPH (Not used since 2012) under port settee cushion in main salon

Hot Water Tank, 8 gallon, located in "garage" area behind companionway ladder, stbd side

* Many Spare Parts 


* 2-Bank Battery System, 6-Group 31 Gel Cell, Total Ah (01) located under quarter berth; serves house, genset, start, windlass

* Upgraded Battery Wiring and Hold Down System

* Battery Switch

* Prosine 3000 InverterCharger (01) located in "garage" area port bulkhead

* 300 Watt Accessory Inverter located under navigation

*3000 Watt AC, 125 Amp DC

* Balmar 120 Amp Alternator, Max Charge Regulator

* Entec 4.2 KW AC Generator With 1299 Hours; new windings 2013; quarterberth storage area

* Four Winds Wind Generator (10)

* 2- 130 Watt Solar Panels (11)

* Entec Remote Control Panel

* DC & AC Paneltronics Power Distribution Panels (01)

* Heart Tank Tender for 5 Tanks

* Grounding System to Keel
* E-Meter Energy Monitoring System
* 20 Cabin Lights, ( 2-Alpenglow and 8-LED Reading )
* Courtesy Lights and Red Night Lights
* Spreader Lights
* Steaming Lights
* Tri-Color, Strobe, Anchor on the Mast
* LED Deck Nav. Lights
* LED Cockpit Lights
* LED Anchor Light at Transom
* 2-50' Shore Power Cords
* Sony CD Player With Cockpit Speakers
* Ipod Dock Wired To Sound System
* Onkyo Shelf Sound System and DVD Player (10)
* Sony Blue Ray DVD  Player (10)
* Flat Screen 12 Volt LED HD TV
* Clock and Barometer 

Electronics & Navigation

* All Garmin Electronics Installed in 2010

* Garmin Chartplotter 4208

* Garmin AIS 300 module

* Garmin GMR18 HD Radar

* Garmin GDL 30 Weather Module

* Garmin GSD 22 Sounder Module with Transducer

* Garmin VHF Radio with RAM

* Standard Horizon VHF Radio with RAM

* Simrad Autopilot (01)

* Monitor Wind Vane (Rebuilt 01)

* Furuno GPS Model GP-31

* Star NAV, NMEA Data Repeater at Helm

* SEA 235 SSB Radio with Remote Head

* Data Marine Wind-Speed Direction

* Data Marine SpeedDistance

* Data Marine KnotLog

* Standard Horizon Depth Finder(01)

* Plath 6" Binnacle Compass at Helm

* Rule 4" Compass on Bulkhead

* 3" Copper Strap Counterpoise Plane



* Antique White Formica Counter Tops

* Deep Double Bowl Stainless Steel Sink

* 5.25 Cubic Ft. Stainless Steel Lined Refrigerator Box With Top and Front Doors With One Holding Plate

* 5 Cubic Ft. stainless Steel Freezer Box With Top Door and Two Holding Plates

12V refrigerator compressor recharged in July 2014 located in "garage" starboard side behind companionway ladder

* Custom Foam Lid Cushions For Additional Insulation

* Remote Dial Thermometers and Dual Controls

* 3 Burner Stainless Steel Force 10 Gimbaled Stove With Oven & Broiler(01)

* Stainless Steel Lined Stove Recess

* 2-20 lb Aluminum LP Gas Cylinders located in cockpit storage locker, stbd fwd

* 1.1 Cubic Ft. Kenmore Microwave (2010)

* Copper Safety Bar Across the Stove Recess

* Solenoid Fuel Shut Off for Propane Stove

* Spice Drawer

* Pan and Tray Drawer Under Stove Recess

* 8 Drawers

* 5 Louvered Lockers With Sliding Doors

* Large Louvered Under Sink Locker With Shelf

* Hot and Cold Pressure Water

* Galley Faucet new in (01)

* Seagull Water Filter and Faucet (01)

* Fresh Water Foot/Hand Pump

* 6 Gallon Hot Water Heater (08)

* Custom Teak Trash Container

* Coach Roof Ceiling Fully Insulated (02) 

Topside Hardware & Safety Equipment

* The top side features a large unobstructed deck and cabin top. Safe and secure deck work is ensured with raised bulwarks, double fastened, extra heavy duty stanchion bases with double lifelines. Full length teak handrails on the coach roof and heavy stainless steel mast guards.

* The large and comfortable cockpit is self-bailing with oversized scubbers, designed for heavy weather sailing. Excellent visibility from all positions is consistent with the proven offshore capability that the sailing world expects from a serious blue water yacht.

* Decks are Off White with Nonskid

* Custom BoardingSwim Ladder

* 2 - Side Gates

* Double Lifelines 32" High

* Stainless Steel & Teak Boom Gallows

* Lofrans Tigress Anchor Windlass Under Deck with Saltwater Wash Down

* 5 Teak Dorade Boxes with Stainless Steel Vents

* 2 Nicro Solar Vents

* 13 Stainless Steel Opening Ports with Screens

* 5 Bomar Aluminum Opening Deck Hatches

* Built in Mosquito Screen for Companionway

* Double Stainless Anchor Bow Roller Assembly

* Toast Colored Sunbrella Dodger with heavy Duty Stainless Steel Frame and Bimini with Side Curtains, Including Sun Screens, Clear vinyl and Canvas Weather Curtains, Toast Colored Cover for Bimini Window, and Spruce Green Sea Cloths.

* Custom Designed Shade Tree Awning

* Full Eisenglass Cockpit Enclosure

* Teak Cockpit Table

* Teak Grating in the Cockpit

* Teak Cockpit Trim and Seats

* Complete Fitted Cockpit Cushions

* 73 lb Rocha Anchor, Fortress 23 Anchor and FX55 Fortress Storm Anchor with case.

* Teak Rub Rail with Bronze Striker Plate

* 2-20 Gallon  Aluminum propane Tanks with Gauge

* Heavy Duty Security Hatch Boards with Locking System

* Louvered Teak Companionway Doors that are Hinged

* Rare Teak Wheel at the Helm

* Bronze Bell

* Emergency Steering System Tiller

* 3 Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers

* Horseshoe Life Ring

* Flares and flare gun

* LED Navigation Lights

* LED Anchor Light

* Zodiac 6 Man Life Raft with Cradle ( Needs Reinspection )

* Outboard Motor Crane by Kato

* Custom Teak Outboard Motor Mount

* Custom Stern Push Pit Railing

* Gasketed Door on the Engine Controls



11' AB Hard Bottom

15 HP Mercury Outboard

Broker's Comments

This boat is a rare find, cared for by experienced sailors since new, and it shows. There is not a finer example of a 1987 Tayana V42 on the or off the market. Along with this boat goes all manuals, numerous spare parts and original brochures that have been maintained on board. Also the Tayana Owners Manual and the owners personally compiled operating manuals will be provided to the wise new owner. Make your appointment today for a private viewing of this outstanding vessel.

The Company offers 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.


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