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2010 Morris M42

Newport, Rhode Island


The S&S designed, Morris 42 was a runaway success when introduced. The 42’s easily outsailed the other elegant daysailors by Friendship and Hinckley and the deck, halyard and sheeting arrangements were remarkable in their efficiency with all control lines, sheets and halyards leading to the cockpit and within easy reach of the helmsperson, leaving the deck clear.


Essex Boat Works is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Northrop & Johnson Yachts-Ships LLC (RI).

Basic Boat Info

Make: Morris
Model: M42
Year: 2010
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: 22xx
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Bulb Keel


Length: 42 ft
Length Overall: 42'3 ft
Waterline Length: 30 ft
Beam: 11'3 ft
Max Draft: 5'9 ft
Cabin Headroom: 6'2 ft
Dry Weight: 16,300 lb
Ballast: 6,250 lb
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3JH4E
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 39hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Year: 2010
  • Engine Hours: 200


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 40 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 50 gal
Water Tank Material: Plastic
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 20 gal
Holding Tank Material: Plastic


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Sail
Boat Class: Daysailers


BOADICEA’s open-plan interior is in classic Herreshoff style with Antique White bulkhead and gloss-varnished cherry joinery and white painted sheathing overhead. Cabin sides are satin varnished cherry. In addition to opening hatches and Dorade vents, BOADICEA is fully air conditioned. Headroom is 6’-2”. Morris Yachts has refined the entertaining mission of the M42 to “six guests for sailing and a picnic, four for dinner below and two for overnighting.”


Just inside the companionway to starboard is the U-shaped galley. Galley features include:
• Force 10 two-burner gimballed propane stove
• Isotherm top-loading 12VDC refrigerator with stainless steel liner and removable shelves
• Polished stainless steel sink with chrome single-lever mixer faucet
• Hot & cold pressure water
• “Bone” Corian countertop
• Storage drawers and cabinets • Garbage bin
• (2) Scandvik adjustable rod lights and (1) dome light


Spacious head with shower, convenient to the cockpit, is opposite the galley on the port side. Head features include:
• Tecma electric macerating toilet
• Varnished cherry countertop
• Polished stainless steel sink with single-lever faucet
• Hot & cold pressurized water
• Wall-mounted showerhead
• Laminate (stowable) shower enclosure partition, shower sump pump
• Glass mirror with frame
• Overhead hatch
• Scandvik adjustable rod light above mirror and (1) dome light
• Vanity compartment/drawer storage
• Trash bin under sink and hanging locker is located forward of the head, a perfect place to store outerwear.


Two full-length settees with “Devon” UltraSuede upholstery, to port and starboard, face a cherry drop-leaf table, with liquor storage beneath, which comfortably accommodates four for dining. A modern “butterfly-style” hatch above and eight fixed portlights provide great natural light and ventilation. Twin end tables, with storage below and lockers with shelves outboard, are built in at the forward end of the settees. There are storage lockers located outboard at the forward and aft ends of the settees, and two large drop fronts allow access to space under the queen berth. Alcoves between the upper lockers provides storage space for books etc. Chelsea clock and barometer


BOADICEA sleeps four on two settee berths and one queen-sized berth. The owner’s berth is forward with full-length shelves on either side. Two Dorades and a large overhead hatch provide great ventilation and an opportunity to stargaze.


• Alpine AM/FM Stereo with CD player and 6” speakers in the main cabin
• Fusion MS IP600 digital media receiver w iPod dock (satellite ready) and speakers in main cabin
• Alpine waterproof 6” cockpit speakers


• Raymarine Ray55 waterproof VHF Radio w/ additional RayMic cockpit-mounted remote microphone
• B&G H3000 displays for speed, depth and wind. GFD displayed at helm
• (6) B&G H3000 10/10 instrument displays; (3) mounted on each side of the companionway
• B&G Zeus 8” GPS/radar/chartplotter mounted at the pedestal
• B&G H3000 ACP-1 autopilot with remote
• Watch commander sleep alarm unit
• Simrad NAIS 300 receiver
• Simrad WM2 weather receiver
• Ritchie 5” pedestal mount compass with polished S/S cover E


• (2) 12 VDC Mastervolt AGM house batteries
• Optima 1000M amp engine start battery
• Mastervolt 90 amp/12 VDC alternator with multi-stage regulator for battery charging
• Mastervolt 12 VDC / 110 VAC distribution panel
• 12 VDC outlets
• 2000W Mastervolt combi inverter/charger
• 110V shore power system with (2) outlets, SS power inlet, and 50ft x 30 amp cord
• LED tri-color masthead/anchor light
• LED combination steaming light/deck flood light
• LED navigation lights
• LED courtesy lights
• Boom light w/dimmer switch
• (4) Hella cabin fans
• (6) Wall-mounted stainless steel cabin lights in main salon and V-Berth
• (1) Stainless steel spot light above main salon table E


• Yanmar 3JH4E x SD Saildrive unit, 3-cylinder, direct-injected, fresh water-cooled marine diesel engine, 39 hp @ 3000 RPM
• Flex-O-Fold 16” 3-blade propeller
• Racor spin-on fuel/water separator
• Morris custom instrument panel at the helm, includes Faria gauges with S/S bezels, ignition switch, preheat button, start button, stop button, audible alarms for cooling water high temperature, low lube oil pressure, Saildrive water sensor and tachometer with illumination switch
• Cruz-Pro fuel tank gauge
• Edson S/S single-lever throttle with neutral safety switch located on the pedestal
• Engine box is fitted with Soundown Vinyl/Foam composite noise reduction insulation
• Dome light in engine compartment • Marine Air 10,000 BTU air conditioner
• Yanmar spare parts kit and service manual
Fresh Water System:
• 50-gallon fresh water capacity
• SS deck fill
• Shurflo pressure water system pump
• Quick 6.5 gallon SS water heater plumbed to engine heat exchanger and 110VAC
• Whale water system filter
• Cruz-Pro water tank gauge Bilge System:
• Jabsco diaphragm 12VDC bilge pump with removable strainer
• Whale Gusher 10 manual bilge pump located near helm in cockpit
• Additional Whale Gusher manual bilge pump below deck Steering and Rudder:
• Edson wire rope/chain steering system with 44” teak rim wheel
• Carbon fiber rudder and rudderpost
• Emergency tiller


• Carbon fiber mast and aluminum boom by Hall Spars
• Selden removable bowsprit pole (for larger asymmetrical spinnaker)
• Fractional rig with swept back spreaders
• Navtec stainless steel rod rigging
• S/S fixed mast radar antenna platform
• Antal size 40 mainsail luff track
• Self-tacking jib on athwartships curved track
• Harken MKIV Unit 1 manual headsail furling system
• Navtec hydraulic system 50 for backstay and vang
• Navtec SS turnbuckle covers
• (2) Mobri radar reflectors
• Running rigging is low-stretch New England Rope
• Main halyard 11mm Endura braid
• Jib halyard 10mm Endura braid with tag line and six part halyard tensioner
• Spinnaker halyard 10mm Endura braid
• Masthead flag halyard and one spreader halyard
• Main sheet 8mm Sta-Set • Jib sheet 10mm Endura braid • Spinnaker sheets 10mm Sta-Set
• Spinnaker tack pendant w/snap shackle
• Reef line 10mm Endura braid
Sails / Winches:
Sail inventory by North Sails includes the following sails:
G2 Running Gennaker Norton No75 supplied by North, lightly used and in very good condition. All fittings, removeable bowsprit , sheets and bag in place.
• 3DL Marathon fabric Mainsail w/Dutchman System
• 3DL Marathon fabric furling Jib – 100%
• (2) Lewmar 50 CCEST electric self-tailing primary winches
• (2) Lewmar 46 CCEST electric secondary winches
• Lewmar 30 CCST halyard winch
• (2) Lewmar 10” aluminum Powergrip lock-in winch handles
• Lewmar rope clutches


• Spacious port and starboard cockpit seats
• Helmsman’s seat with foot chock
• “Brannon Redwood” Sunbrella cockpit cushions with backrests
• Varnished teak drop-leaf table with integrated cooler, cover
• Varnished teak cockpit coaming, eyebrow
• Teak decking on cockpit sole
• Varnished teak steering wheel
• Alpine 6” waterproof speakers
• (2) Custom S/S cup holders
• Saloon-style removable companionway doors with storage bag in cockpit locker


• Infused composite hull with Vinylester resin throughout and Balsa core
• Composite longitudinal stringers and transverse keel floors
• Fiberglass engine bed
• Marine Plywood structural bulkheads
• Manually consolidated composite deck with Polyester resin and vacuum-bagged Core-Cell foam core
• High density core replaces the standard core in areas of deck hardware and through hull fittings
• High-performance bulbed keel and carbon fiber spade rudder
• Awlgrip Down East Red topsides with double Cream boot stripe and Gold Leaf cove stripe
• Gelcoat Oyster White deck with molded Light Tan non-skid
• Awlgrip Cream spar, to match deck Gelcoat
• Interlux VC 17m Extra bottom paint
• Varnished teak toe rail
• Teak cladding on cabin sides
• Teak cladding inside coaming and cabin bulkhead
• Teak offshore companionway drop boards (in addition to teak opening doors) • Teak companionway screen doors
• Teak sea hood
• Teak overlay on butterfly hatch
• Cabin sole latches to secure floorboards


• Deckhouse portlights are toughened safety glass, frameless installation
• Deck hatches are low-profile stainless steel. (1) Foredeck and (4) on cabin top
• Ocean-Air Skyscreens are fitted to each overhead hatch
• Foredeck hatch, anchor locker hatch and cockpit hatches are flush fiberglass
• (2) Stainless steel 4” cowl vents mounted on varnished teak dorade boxes. S/S dorade guards
• Delta 35 lb anchor w/150’ of 5/8” diameter yacht braid with fifteen feet of 5/16”HT chain
• Fortress FX23 anchor with storage chocks in forepeak, 200’ of 5/8” rode and 10’ 5/16” HT chain
• Anchor deployment system w/manually rotating arm and integral anchor roller in foredeck locker
• Lewmar V2 S/S windlass with rope/chain gypsy
• Upgraded bow, stern and double life lines from standard for offshore compliance
• S/S bow, midship and stern chocks
• Stainless steel deck plates and hatches
• Salt water wash down system in the anchor locker
• Schaefer Herreshoff-style stainless steel cleats. (1) 12” at bow and (2) 10” at stern
• Schaefer 8.5” S/S removable cleats midship w/canvas storage bag
• (6) Stainless steel toe rail chocks
- Morris Yachts supplied M42 boarding ladder with P&S fittings
• Jacklines for side decks • Jackline in cockpit with (2) padeyes
• Mooring lines
• Vinyl ribbed fenders with “Burgundy” polar fleece covers
• S/S line storage bar in the forepeak locker
• Aluminum boat hook • Varnished teak flagstaff


• Sunbrella canvas dodger with removable wings with clear window panels and aft and side grab rails
• Canvas pedestal and wheel cover
• Canvas storage bag for companionway drop boards
• Canvas storage bags for companionway removable screen doors
Full Sailboat Tent Cover fabricated from Top Gun Acrylic Material , 6 vents, side door entry and draw cord skirt, embossed with yacht name.
Custom padded Bow and stern hull cover in matching Burgundy
Custom Made Mast Cover for use when Mast is up or for storage.
- Full headsail cover by North Europe, in Sunbrella for use when yacht is moored and headsail furled.
- Protective covers and fenders supplied by Kinder Industries R.I. including:
- 3 Flat Burgundy Fenders (Tech Fleece) 4x19x24.
- 4 Fleece Fender Covers (10 x26)
- Sunbrella Hatch covers for central hatches
- Sunbrella Hatch covers for forward hatches
- Sunbrella Covers for Hand Rails.


The owner’s personal effects are excluded from the sale.


• (3) Kidde Mariner fire extinguishers
• Xintex carbon monoxide detector in main cabin
• (4) Adult Type II life jackets
• Flare kit • Air Horn
-Ocean Safety 4 person Life Raft , valise type (27kgs) ISO 9650
-Ocean Signal EPIRBI , Rescue Me Serial Number 01604065663Q



BOADICEA is hull #22 of this brilliant design and is in yacht condition. The 42DS is a limited production series. No more will be built.

N and J Disclaimer

Specifications and details of this vessel are provided in good faith for informational purposes only. Data regarding the specifications, operating characteristics and condition of the vessel was obtained from sources believed reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, capacities, consumption and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided and agrees to instruct his agent or surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. Vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price and inventory changes and withdrawal from market without notice.

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker has been told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot and does not guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise, and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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