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1986 42 (ft.) Californian 42 Motor Yacht

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General Information

Listing# 121279

Ocracoke, NC, United States
Boat Type
Model Year
Motor Yachts
42 Motor Yacht
42 (ft.)
Hull Material
Fuel Type
Engine Model
TAMD - 63
Number of Engines
Engine Type
Engine Hours

General Details

The first Californian models were built in 1972.  Over the years, Californian models have earned a good reputation in the boating industry for their solid construction and for their good resale value.  The Lark is a great example of the 42 Californian aft cabin motor yacht.  Featuring the Master state room aft with private head and the VIP guest state room forward and private bath - this yacht is comfortable, spacious and truly functional.  Recent new Volvo diesels and Kohler generator have the Lark ready to go cruising.  With many updates, including a new bow thruster and new enclosure for the bridge and aft deck, the Lark is a joy to cruise and also as a live aboard.


Aft Deck
Access to the aft deck can be from the ladder on the swim platform.  Entry to deck is through an inward swinging fiberglass "half" door. Table and two chairs Overhead lights - port and starboard Storage Lockers - forward - (2) Access to port and starboard side walkways Ladder to bridge area Lockable sliding door for entry to salon Full enclosure (new)
Access to the flybridge is from the aft deck.  The bridge is spacious and functional and features a new full enclosure. New enclosure - U shaped panels forward, port and starboard, and aft Stainless steel bimini frame Fiberglass captain's chair with footrest L-shaped bench seat to starboard - storage below Wide seat to port - storage below GFCI outlet on bridge 12v outlet
The helm area has all the essential navigation equipment needed for safe and pleasurable cruising.  Highlights include a new bow thruster. Standard Horizon Spectrum VHF radio Ritchie power damp compass Raymarine digital depth finder Simrad - Robertsin AP22 auto pilot Furuno NavNet - GPS - radar with radome antenna on arch Vetus bow thruster Remote spotlight - light on pulpit Anchor windlass Morse controls Stereo speakers (2)
Entry to the salon is from the aft deck.  The sliding door is lockable with a key.  Entry is essentially centerline and opens to a very functional and spacious salon. Teak trim throughout Carpet L-shaped sofa to starboard Track lighting overhead of sofa Side chair to starboard with end table and lamp Coffee table Aft bulkhead to starboard with mirror and counter Electrical panel to port Vizio tv to port Pioneer stereo with MP3 - overhead speakers Kidde carbon monoxide detector Blinds port and starboard with valance Front windshield - great visibility and openess VHF remote in salon - to port SMX II digital AC control
The galley is two steps down and forward of the salon.  The galley is very functional and features a u-shaped dinette to starboard. Teak flooring Dinette converts to berth - storage drawer below U-shaped galley to port Panasonic microwave - above stove Princess 3 burner electric stove and oven Double deep stainless steel sink - insinkerator Oval portlights - port and starboard with curtains Norcold upright refrigerator with freezer top Built in blender by NuTone Formica countertops Generous storage below counter Overhead storage with sliding plexiglass doors Overhead lighting
Guest Stateroom
Forward of the galley area is the VIP guest stateroom - featuring a private head and stall shower. Privacy sliding pocket door Centerline double berth Storage drawers below berth - (2) AC control Portlight to starboard with curtain Hanging locker starboard - light and cedar lined Stereo speakers forward with volume control Overhead reading light - (2) Stall shower with glass door Portlight in head Tile floor Tile countertop with ceramic sink - single lever faucet Overhead lighting - (2)
Master Stateroom
The Master stateroom is aft and allows for the salon and galley to seperate the two staterooms. Entry is aft of the salon and to port - great for privacy. Privacy door Carpet Double berth on centerline with headboard - throw pillows Overhead track lights - (2) above bed To starboard - make-up vanity with mirror and with lighting and stool To port - storage drawers and lockers Cedar lined hanging lockers Curtains - port and starboard and aft Sony TV - flush in forward bulkhead Mirror on forward bulkhead AC control for Master Sereo speakers with volume control Private head with entry on starboard - privacy door Stall shower with glass front removable and sliding faucet in shower Head with cover Tile floor Tile countertop with ceramic sink - single lever faucet Mirror at sink Above sink storage cabinets - mirrored sliding doors Towel rack
Engine room
Access to the engine room is through the galleys steps.  Highlights of the propulsion is that this boat was converted from gas power to diesel power in 2005. New diesel Volvo's were installed as was a Kohler diesel generator. The engine room allows easy access to all systems. Racor fuel filtration - 1000 FG Bronze thru hulls Kohler 10 Kw diesel generator, sound shield - 243 hours Volvo TAMD 63 high performance diesel  Fuel tanks repalced in 2005 Dripless shaft logs Fire suppression system 3 overhead engine room lights Prosport 20 battery charger
Highlighting the electrical system would be a 10 Kw Kohler diesel generator with only 252 hours. 12 volt DC  and 110 volt AC systems 50 amp shore power 4 D series batteries with switches - parallel switch Seperate battery for new bow thruster 11 gallon hot water heater Electric heads - holding tank and macerator  
Full Volvo instrumentation 4 blade bronze propellers Emergency bilge pumps in engine room Boarding gate - port and starboard sides Ideal windlass with foot controls and remote at helm Bow pulpit with anchor Stainless fender racks on bow rail - 3 per side Raw water wash down on bow Cable and telephone inlet Twin trumpet electric horn Bilge pumps and float switches Tank Watch monitoring for fresh water tank and wast Glendenning engine synchronizer Hydraulic steering Replaced fuel tanks - 2005 - aluminum New enclosure New hull paint - Alexseal New bow thruster - dedicated battery and charger Washer/Dryer
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