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1984 Bluewater Yachts Ultimate 42

Tacoma, Washington

$79,900

Price Reduction!

Beautiful, pedigreed coastal cruiser designed by Tom Fexas now available and priced to sell. Twin Volvo diesels, Rendova center-cockpit tender with 4-stroke, 25 hp Yamaha and trailer. Covered boathouse in Tacoma available for purchase (only with) vessel. Won't last long, so call or email today to arrange your inspection.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Bluewater Yachts
Model: Ultimate 42
Year: 1984
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: BYB42002C484
Has Hull ID: Yes

Dimensions

Length: 43 ft
Length Overall: 43 ft
Beam: 13 ft
Max Draft: 3 ft
Displacement: 24,000 lb
Cabin Headroom: 6'6 ft
Double Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: TAMD 40B
  • Drive Type: V
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 136hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1984
  • Engine Hours: 3500
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: TAMD 40B
  • Drive Type: V
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 136hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1984
  • Engine Hours: 3500
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 272hp
Cruising Speed: 12 kn
Propeller RPM: 2600
Maximum Speed: 17 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 3
Fuel Tank Capacity: 150 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Stainless Steel
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 150 gal
Water Tank Material: Stainless Steel
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 35 gal
Holding Tank Material: Stainless Steel

Other

Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: V
Windlass Type: Hydraulic
Boat Class: Flybridge, Motor Yachts, Trawlers

Contact

Daniel Voorhees
To schedule an appointment call me at 206-407-6411
NW Yachtnet

Office

NW Yachtnet
Tacoma Waterfront Office 1717 Dock Street
Tacoma, Washington, US, 98402
Tel:253-272-2858
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 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.


Overview

Elegant Surroundings, quality materials, and detailed attention come together to make the Ultimate 42 a dream cruiser that will give many years of boating comfort and pleasure. Encompassing more than 400 sq. ft., the Ultimate 42 is perfect for that fast passage or a long enjoyable cruise. This express cruiser was the world’s first true dual mode pleasure boat, offering full keel displacement cruising for maximum safety, economy and comfort.

Fitted with twin Volvo 136 hp engines selected for their reliability, efficiency and economical cruising. The Volvo engines offer smooth economy at 12 kts., with a top speed of 17 kts. 

Arrangement & Accommodations

Salon - The main salon, accessible from the cockpit through sliding glass doors, is a roomy 130 sq. ft., fully surrounded by large picture windows and finished in rich, hand-rubbed woods.

Teak hand rails overhead; 110v reading lamps & 12v overhead lights throughout; Locking glass sliding door opens from the back deck; L-shaped settee port side with upholstered removable cushions, storage underneath/behind & converts to double bed; Adjustable/rising combo widened dining/cocktail table; 2 upholstered teak chairs; Shade-equipped windows with all-around visibility; Custom-built upholstered convertible sofa/bed starboard side for occasional guests; End table with radio/CD/tape player. Aft, to port is built-in cabinetry with drawers and a small TV. Could be repurposed for a bar, entertainment center or fireplace.

Galley -  Starboard, down two steps. Fresh water system; Custom-made refrigerator/freezer with separate ice maker; Princess countertop 3-burner electric cooktop; full-size combo microwave/convection oven; Trash compactor; Double-basin stainless steel deep-well sink with sprayer; Generous counter space with multiple drawers, cupboards and shelving, including a large Lazy Susan; Opening screened 12v port light & overhead skylight; 2 duplex 110v electric outlets

Head - Across from Galley to port. Vacu-flush toilet; Shower with ceramic tiled bench seat; Sink & overhead light; Tiled floor with 2 opening port lights & overhead opening hatch; Ample storage in cabinets behind, below and next to the sink & a hanging locker; 110v & 12v access outlets

Master Cabin – Forward. Queen island bed with 4 large storage drawers underneath; Large hanging locker port side; Drawer and 2 cabinets starboard side with well-lit vanity mirror & shelves; Electric heater & 2 hot water circulation vents in base; Curtains all around with 4 screened port lights & overhead opening hatch; Large hanging locker with shelving.

Mechanical
  • Volvo TMD40B turbo-charged twin inboard engines; 136 hp; Straight 6-cylinder; V-Drive; Built in 1984; 3500 hours; Fresh water-cooled
  • 12 kt. cruise at 2600 rpm; 17 kt. cruise at 3200 rpm. 
  • Bennett 30” trim tabs with saltwater washdown
  • Westerbeke 7.7kw diesel generator with remote start
  • Inverter/charger with 3 trickle-charge circuits & equalization cycle
  • Webasto diesel circulating hot water heater with 6-gallon hot water tank
  • Additional 11-gallon engine and electric hot water heaters
  • Two-way anchor windlass with saltwater washdown, 180’ chain & 150’ nylon line & Bruce anchor
  • Hydraulic steering
  • emergency manual tiller

Electronics

Lower Helm

Full instrumentation with autopilot, tank tender gauge system, intercom to bridge, bow thruster, remote generator control, air horn button

Upper Helm

Full instrumentation, radar, 2 depth sounders, GPS, VHF radio w/ AIS, loud hailer, air horn; autopilot

Deck & Hull

Flybridge

Fully-enclosed canvas with windshield insert complete with wiper and washer, radar, 2 depth sounders, GPS, VHF radio w/ AIS, fully gauged, loud hailer, air horn; Hydraulic steering with upper & lower stations; Fully instrumented with emergency manual tiller; Auto pilot; Large custom-made cold plate freezer; 2 adjustable helm chairs; 2 settees with upholstered cushions along both sides with abundant storage space under; Sundeck with pad aft.

Cockpit

All-teak deck with access hatches & transom door; Fully-enclosed canvas; Full-width swim platform with foldable boarding ladder; Propane barbecue w/cover; Large teak ice chest;  Upholstered folding deck chairs; 300’ stern tie line on roller w/cover; Emergency manual bilge pump; Fishing rod holders; Stern-mounted Roskelly-Olson forked davit system with electric remote

Foredeck

Massive, flat foredeck with sufficient space for lounging deck chairs, sunpads, umbrella and a cooler!

Forward anchor locker with two-way anchor windlass with saltwater washdown, 180’ chain & 150’ nylon line & Bruce anchor

Guard rail, dock lines & fender racks & fenders; Non-skid weather decks; Just the right amount of exterior wood; Stainless steel cleats; Spare props; 4 handheld fire extinguishers

Construction

Her construction boasts Airex core, sandwiched between layers of fiberglass, yielding a fantastic strength / weight formula. Careful consideration was given in her construction to suppressing noise and vibration. The Airex core also provides thermal insulation which eliminates ‘sweating’ of the vessel interior and keeps the boat warmer, extending the cruising season in the Pacific NW.

Tender

2002 Rendova Center Console, with Yamaha 25hp 4-stroke engine

  • Power trim/tilt
  • 8-gallon fuel tank
  • Gauges
  • Canvas covers
  • Front, side & back cushioned seats
  • Running lights
  • Depth finder
  • Handheld VHF
  • Lines & fenders
  • Anchor with rope
  • Travel cover
  • Spare prop & tools
  • Licensed trailer
Designer's Comments

“The Ultimate 42 was designed to provide a fast, economical cruiser with all of the amenities expected in a vessel this size, while using engines half the size of those that would normally power this size vessel for the speeds attained.”

“This vessel is not a ‘trawler’. She is a coastal cruiser equally at home making fast, weekend commutes or long, coastal passages. Her full form is round bilged to provide minimum resistance. The entry portion of the bottom is deep and convexly curved to suppress impact in this area. A deep keel runs from the bow to a point three quarters of the way aft and provides excellent tracking in following seas necessary for efficient running. A wide hull step is provided just above the waterline running full length, bow to stern. The step has three functions: it acts as a stabilizing shelf dramatically increasing the vessel’s width as she heels; it acts as an effective spray rail to knock down the bow wash’ and it effectively widens the hull above the waterline, providing a great amount of increased interior volume. Main engines and generator placed in the extreme stern so that fuel and water tankage may be located in an area over the center of buoyancy of the vessel. By doing this, the vessel will not severely trim by bow or stern when tanks are full or empty and thus her seakeeping manners remain constant over the duration of a voyage.”

“Her styling is conservative with a conventional swept sheer, nicely raked bow, and great flair in the forward areas of the topsides. The superstructure is very low for a vessel of this size due to engine placement aft under the cockpit, thereby allowing the salon to be set lower in the hull. This, in turn, allows the flybridge to be closer to the waterline and plays a great part in providing a stable vessel, both at anchor and underway. The side decks are wide and the forward trunk is low, leading back to the main house which is light and airy due to the large amount of glass. The flybridge is full width, providing maximum space in the area allotted and an unusual cantilevered sunpad extends over the cockpit, providing protection to this area.”

Broker Comments

An excellent PNW Coastal cruiser. The current owners have cruised BC, the Gulf Islands, the San Juans and South Puget Sound for more than 20 years. The boat is configured as a 'couple's boat', with one formal stateroom (See Arrangement Diagram), allowing the remaining living areas to be generously proportioned. There is a queen sleeper sofa in the salon for occasional guests.

The Day Island Yacht Club boathouse (18'x47') is available for sale. It has been recently updated, with new doors, welded steel structural support and new flooring. There is a loft with ladder access, skylights, a ceiling hoist, full curtain, work bench and electrical supply. Monthly moorage is only $160 / mo. and electrical is an additional (approximate) $30 / mo. The boathouse is not available for lease or purchase separately, only in conjunction with the purchase of this BlueWater 42. Contact Broker for details regarding price and terms, and Yacht Club fees.

 

 

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 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.
Additional Contact Information

For more information on this beautiful coastal cruiser, please email Daniel Voorhees at: daniel@nwyachtnet.com or call: 2064076411.


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