Tayana Vancouver 42 for sale

Falmouth, United Kingdom

£89,950 GBP

Tax Paid / Included

Tayana Vancouver 42
General information
Tayana Vancouver 42
Used sail boat for sale
£89,950 GBP
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Name of boat
Length overall
12.72 metres
3.81 metres
1.78 metres
Falmouth, United Kingdom

About this Tayana Vancouver 42


Vancouver Tayana 42, designed by Robert Harris, was built by the respected Ta Yang yard in Taiwan. With over 150 Tayana V42’s produced, they have developed a reputation for build strength and long distance cruising ability. This yacht is a capable short handed cruiser with the benefit of family sized accommodation. In her current ownership since 2015 she has been maintained and updated with reliability and safety a priority..... and is now ready for her next adventure
Call our Falmouth office for more details and to arrange a viewing.


Hull deck and superstructure GRP.
Encapsulated fin keel (iron).
Wheel steering – cable to rudder quadrant (cables 2016)


Engine: Nanni N4.60.
60 HP
2015. 1370 hours. Last serviced: 3/8/21 at 1310 hours
Easy all round access to engine for maintenance.
Gearbox: Technodrive TMC260 / Mechanical / 2:1 (2015)
Drive: shaft (2018) via Aquadrive B10 (anti vibration system) (2015)
Propeller: 20” Maxprop Easy Hub (feathering with adjustable pitch) (2018)
Rope cutter to propeller shaft
Windlass: Lofrans Tigres electric.


12v and 220v
1.6kw pure sign wave inverter (Sterling 2016).
Shore power system upgraded 2016 and fully compliant.
Batteries: 1 x 110ah engine starting 2015.
2 x 140 ah domestic batteries (2021).
110amp engine alternator (2015).
220v 60amp Sterling battery charger (2016).
Marlec Rutland 1200 wind turbine (2018).
2 x 40w Select Solar panels on deck (2018 – now need replacing) and 2 x 40w Select Solar panels on a board which can be mounted according to sun direction (2018).
Solar and wind power are controlled via a Marlec MPPT controller (2018).


Fuel: 285L (2 x 110L + 1 x 65L) (Vetus 2015).
Water: 380L (220L + 160L) (Vetus flexi 2015)
Holding: Large GRP tank in bilge for toilet with deck and at-sea pump out.
Separate grey water GRP tank in bilge for shower with at-sea pump out.

Rigging and Sails

Cutter rigged
Mast and spars: new 2010.
Standing rigging: oldest 2010.
Fixed running backstays new 2016; Backstay, cap shrouds and inner forestay all new 2015.
Running rigging: various ages.
Spinnaker / wisker pole (no spinnaker)

Main: Van Vliet 2010. 4 battens. 3 slab reefs with Lazyjacks and Preventers to cockpit.
Genoa: Van Vliet 2010. Profurl roller reefing (complete drum assembly replaced 2018).
Staysail: Van Vliet 2010 set on boom with 1 slab reef.

Deck Equipment and Ground Tackle

Sprayhood – fabric replaced 2017.
Bimini attaches to rear of spay hood.
Canvas covers for hatches.
SS Boarding ladder (attached at any point on toe rail).
Granny bars at mast
4 x dorade air vents
Anchors: 33kg Rocna (2017) with 85m 10mm calibrated chain (Lofrans 2018).
75lb CQR with 40m of 8mm chain.
Fortress FX16 with chain and warp at stern.
Approx 50m anchor warp.
Warps and fenders

Navigation Equipment

Compass: Ritchie binnacle compass.
Raymarine ST60+ log, speed depth (repeated at chart table).
Raymarine ST60+ plus wind instrument.
VHF: JMC RT2500 DSC fixed at chart table. Handheld ICOM IC-M71.
Radar: Furuno 1712.
AISChartplotter: B&G Vulcan 7 at helm. Navionics charts for West and Central Europe, North Sea and Denmark, UK and Holland.
GPS: Furuno GP-32 at chart table.
Autopilot: Comnav fluxgate campass and hrydrualic drive to rudder quadrant driven by cockpit mounted NX-2 head. (The pilot works but the screen on the head/CPU is not functioning. Comnav supply a modern compatible CPU / head– cost approx. £1175+VAT).
Nav Lights: Anchor, tricolour lowers and steaming – all LED.


Headroom generally 6’4 – 6’5”
Berths: 7.
Cabins: 3
Joinery: Solid teak.
13 opening ports. 10 mosquito screens. Pop-over curtains.
Heads compartment with manual Jabsco marine toilet, vanity sink and separate shower area,
Hot air heating outlet in heads compartment (also for use as drying room).
Cockpit shower.
Pressurised hot and cold water. Plus foot pumps galley and heads compartment.
Hotpot Calorifier with 1kw immersion heater (2016).
Central heating: Wallas diesel warm air heater with 5 outlets (2016).
Grey water and holding tanks electric pump-out system replaced 2015.
JVC radio / CD player with 2 x Infinity speakers.


Fridge: Top and front entry, Waeco Cold machine 12v – capable of running as fridge or freezer.
Cooker ENO 3 burner gas cooker with oven. Gas system allows Camping Gaz and Calor (Butane , currently set up for Camping Gaz with 2 x gas bottles).
Drinking water: Seagull IV water purification (2016).
Salt water pump to galley sink.

Safety Equipment

AIS: Digital Yacht AIT2000 Transponder (2017) linked to helm Chart plotter.
Life raft: 4 person Sea-Safe (ISO 9650.1) new 2019. Service due 2022.
EPIRB: Ocean Signal 2017.
Telescopic Danbuoy plus light.
Rescue harness and line 2021.
4 x auto inflation lifejackets / harnesses (checked 2021).
Jackstays: Centralised system with captive tethers to keep crew within toe rail.
Fire extinguishers: 2x dry powder, 1 x compact nano-particle (galley) auto extinguisher in engine compartment.
Gas alarm.
CO and smoke detectors.
Radar reflector – standard.
Bilge pumps: electric submersible plus manual at helm.

Additional Equipment

Various Spares
Replacement in-line electric bilge pump
Wifi long-range directional aerial with dedicated wireless hub.
In-line pre-fill water filter
Basic crockery and cutlery for six.
Various external cushions for cockpit use
Cockpit table

Owners Comments

We are a cruising couple who wanted a boat that would sail well, look after us at sea and was comfortable and easy to live aboard in all climates. She needed to have easily accessible stowage for everything from bikes to boat bits as well as room for visitors. Tahira (a Maori word for the sun) has fulfilled all our expectations. She is sea-kindly, dry and strong. She sails beautifully with an easily handled sail plan that gives decent passage speeds - coming away from the Spanish coast she sailed herself to windward with clamped wheel for 24 hours and Richard has sailed her single-handed for many miles. Since buying her in 2015 we have re-fitted and maintained her with safety and reliability as the priorities. We are now selling Tahira for health reasons.

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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Red-Ensign Ltd.

The Offices, Port Pendennis Marina, Challenger Quay
TR11 3XZ
United Kingdom
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