42ft Steel Bruce Roberts twin diesel flybridge motor yacht, built by Swallow Marine, Leeds. Steel work started in 1990, boat completed by owner and launched 1996.
Spacious accommodation for 6 in three cabins plus a large deck saloon. Purchased in 2006 from her original owner, “Susie Q” has cruised the UK and European waterways with the current owners living on board for 8 years.
The boat is just completing some external refurbishment, including repainting of the underwater surfaces, a topside respray, re-paint on the deck surfaces and touching up of the superstructure.
British SSR Registered. VAT paid.
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White painted chined 5mm steel hull with long centre keel. Dual station hydraulic steering to twin rudders. 4mm steel deck and superstructure, with wheelhouse / deck saloon, flybridge and large raised aft deck. Hull epoxy treated 2012 in Belgium, currently undergoing refurbishment at Ipswich. Foam insulation to hull forward.
2 x Ford four cylinder 68hp naturally aspirated diesel engines, freshwater cooling with heat exchanger and wet exhausts. PRM Delta Marine gearboxes with shaft driven 3 bladed bronze propellers. Fitted disc rope cutters. Electric start and dual station twin lever controls. Cruising speed 6/7kts at 1,500rpm, max rev's 2,200rpm. 3 litres per hour per engine consumption at cruising rev's. Last serviced June 2015. 816 engine hours recorded.
HFL Marine 4kva diesel generator.
Fuel: 1,514 litres in 2 x galvanised steel tanks
Fresh water: 545 litres in 1 x galvanised steel tank
Hot water: 45 litres heated by 240v immersion and engine calorifier
Holding tank: 2 x 284 litre tanks for grey and black water.
12 volt system – 2 x 115ah gel domestic batteries. 2 x 108ah engine start batteries. 12v Interior and navigation lights. Smiths 300w inverter.
24 volt system – 24v electric anchor windlass
240 volt system – Shore cable, connection, distribution board, various sockets, 240v lighting, immersion heater and battery charger. HFL 240v diesel Generator.
Tabernacle mounted alloy lowering mast with radar scanner, aerials and lights.
3 x hand-held compasses
Lowrance GPS chart plotter/radar display
Raymarine ST6002 autopilot
Silva DSC VHF radio
Icom M31 hand-held VHF radio
6 berths in 3 cabins plus saloon
Hot & cold pressurised water system
Eberspacher diesel fired cabin and water heating
Clock & Barometer
Heated towel rail in aft heads
Flat screen TV with Status digital aerial
Patterned upholstery, curtains, bedding and carpets
Grey water tank with waste pump beneath galley floor. Black water tank to both heads.
Forecabin – Double berth to port, storage beneath. Storage lockers to port & stbd, plus stbd hanging locker. Seat.
Forward heads – with washbasin and marine toilet piped to sea/holding tank.
Wheelhouse – helm station to port with free standing seat, wheel and instrumentation, chart area to stbd with double co-pilot seat. Sliding opening doors to port & stbd accessing side decks. Opening centre windscreen.
Saloon – C shaped seating to port with extending and lowering dining table, assorted storage, lockers & shelves. Sideboard with cupboards and drawers to stbd with moveable seat aft. Sliding opening side windows. Steps down aft to:-
Galley – fitted to port with tiled work-surfaces and splashbacks. S/s sink piped to grey water tank or sea with mixer tap, microwave, Waeco fridge/freezer and 4 burner gas cooker with oven and grill.
Aft heads and shower – to starboard. Heated towel rail. Marine toilet piped to sea or holding tank. Washbasin and separate shower piped to grey water tank/sea.
Guest bunk cabin – aft to starboard with two bunks and hanging locker. Stowage under lower bunk.
Aft cabin – aft to port with double bed, lockers and stowage lockers under bed.
Deck laid out as follows – raised flush foredeck, lowered side decks leading to raised aft deck with lockers behind decksaloon. Steps up to large flybridge with three seats/lockers and upper helm position. Lowering aerial mast.
Stainless steel guardrails with gates to port, stbd and stern, plus guardrails round flybridge.. 24v Electric anchor windlass. Bruce 18kg anchor & 80m chain. Fortress kedge anchor. Bow stern and spring cleats. Fender baskets.
Fenders, mooring warps, boathook.
Inflatable tender and outboard engine.
6 man Liferaft – serviced 7.15
Tri-lens radar reflector
6 x Crewmarine 150N auto Lifejackets
2 x horseshoe lifebelts
MOB sling and rope
“Not under command” lights & equipment
2 position Fog horn plus hand-held fog horn
Offshore flare pack
6 x Thermal Protection Aids
3 x Fire blankets
Fire extinguishers – 1 engine auto, 2 x 2kg and 2 x 1kg extinguishers
First Aid Kit
2 x electric and 2 x manual bilge pumps. Bilge alarm.
“Susie Q” is a well equipped, economical cruising sea boat, her layout is spacious and practical. It is no wonder that the current owners enjoyed cruising Europe during their 8 years on board her.
Photos show her as external refurbishment nears completion. We have photo album of original build and launching.
In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor. The vendor has provided the information enclosed and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed. Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.
Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 8SA