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Heart of Gold42' Southerly 42RST 2012

$ 399,900

This rare, one-owner, Southerly 42RST is the very desirable two cabin version that has been updated recently with new sails, new hull paint, new canvas, new engine mounts, new dripless shaft seal and a new cutlass bearing. Delivered in the spring of 2012, the current owners took delivery in the UK and sailed it back to the western hemisphere via the ARC, where they placed second in class. Professionally maintained and ready for new owners and new adventures.



The Southerly 42RST is supplied with CE certification is built to EU specifications and conforms to RCD, design category A. 


Heavy duty composite molding, incorporating an anti-print through and moisture barrier, multi-axial, and unidirectional reinforcements with vinylester laminating resin and isophthalic gelcoat. The keel box is an integral part of the hull lay-up and sandwich construction stiffening runs the entire length of the hull topsides. All main bulkheads are bonded into the hull at main lay-up stage along with a stiffening grillage of transverse frames and longitudinal stringers. The engine bearers are an integral part of the hull structure.

  • Southerly (Bahama) Blue hull paint with painted red/white logo/stripes (new 2021) Awlcraft 2000
  • Bottom paint (NOV 2022) Sea Hawk Bio-cop
  • Swim platform with storage, Weaver Snap Davits for dinghy
  • Bow thruster (motor rebuilt 2023)


Hand laid composite sandwich construction, with carbon reinforcements. All strong points and stress areas are strengthened with carbon reinforcements. The deck is bonded to the hull through the entire length and to all main bulkheads resulting in a strong and integrated unit.

  • Biscuit and white two-tone deck
  • Teak cockpit seating and flooring
  • Integrated teak toe rail reinforcing the hull to deck joint
  • Molded non-slip finish to ring deck and coachroof
  • Access to chain locker from foredeck
  • Foredeck stowage locker


The 42 features the highly developed Swing Keel which gives the freedom and versatility to sail in almost any waters. With the keel lowered, the deep draft makes for fast, stable cruising in a seaway. At the ‘touch of a button’ the keel can be raised to give a shallow draft of just 0.84m (2' 9") - perfect for shallow water exploring.

The fixed ballast is an iron casting which acts as a grounding plate and stiffener for the keel and housing assembly. It is fitted into a recess in the hull in the area of the keel box with stainless steel bolts. The aerofoil shaped keel is cast iron and incorporates a stainless-steel pivot at the leading edge. The keel is raised and lowered by a dyneema pennant and hydraulic ram powered by an electrically driven pump with a hand operated back-up. All hydraulics are easily accessible for maintenance.

  • Keel control and gauge showing keel position fitted at the helm
  • Removable stainless-steel pin, positioned to enable the keel to be locked in the ‘up' position
  • Manual rocker switch at pin position for fine adjustment



Interior joinery is finished in American Cherry with upgraded Corian countertops in the two heads and galley. Cabin soles are striped non-slip laminate. Upgraded UltraSuede fabric in main saloon and on master stateroom headboard.

Aft Cabin:

  • Full beam aft cabin
  • Dedicated 10,000BTU air conditioning unit (new 2019)
  • Large centerline double berth
  • Stowage lockers to port and starboard
  • Two corner lockers
  • Large hanging locker
  • Extensive low-level stowage
  • Opening ports including "skylight" above berth
  • Fixed panoramic side ports
  • Overhead LED lights
  • Two LED reading lights

Aft Cabin en-Suite Head:

  • Marine toilet with holding tank
  • Washbasin with Corian surround
  • Hot and cold pressurized water
  • Electric sump pump
  • Locker
  • Mirror
  • Glass holder
  • Opening portlight


  • "V" berth with filler board
  • Large hanging locker
  • Large shelfed storage locker
  • Extensive storage under bunk
  • Two full length shelves
  • Fixed panoramic side ports
  • Opening hatch with screen/shade
  • Overhead lights
  • Two reading lights

Forward Head:

  • Marine toilet with holding tank
  • Washbasin with Corian surround
  • Hot and cold pressurized water
  • Separate shower with seat and Perspex door
  • Electric sump pump


  • Twin stainless steel sink
  • Corian worktop
  • Pressurized hot and cold water
  • Stainless steel grab rail
  • Front loading refrigerator
  • Top loading freezer (or second refrigerator)
  • Microwave
  • Fully gimballed gas cooker with three burners, grill, and oven (fail-safe devices on all burners)
  • Hydrocarbon monitor with alarm
  • Ample food and equipment storage
  • Various cupboards with dedicated 6-bottle wine cabinet
  • Opening port
  • Overhead lighting
  • Configurable large locker aft for optional equipment
  • 16,000BTU air conditioning for galley/command station/saloon

Raised Saloon:

  • Raised seating for six people
  • Excellent vision forward, port and starboard through fixed windows
  • Variable folding leaf table drops to convert to double berth (brings sleeping accommodations to six total)
  • Stowage
  • Bookshelf
  • Two opening hatches with screen/shades
  • Overhead LED lights
  • Accordion-style blinds on fixed windows

Command Station:

  • Chart table to starboard
  • Seat & arm rest
  • Extensive Instrument Panel forward of chart table
  • Chart stowage under hinged lid
  • Locker spaces
  • Opening hatch with screen/shade
  • Overhead LED lights
  • Chart light
  • 12 V power socket
  • Main electrical switch panel
  • Opening hatch with screen/shade
  • Fixed portlight
  • Excellent view



The forward part of the cockpit is deep and wide with generous, comfortable seating. The cockpit sole is the correct width to provide leg bracing from the cockpit table when heeled and coamings are gently sloped outward for further comfort. The cockpit table with folding leaves offers dinette facilities, whilst providing a convenient handrail when the yacht is heeled. A double walkway around the table keeps the cockpit clear for easy access. The aft part of the cockpit is designed to give the helmsman the very best position to the helm. Foot wells for bracing, and comfortable seating, both behind and outboard of each helm station offer safety at sea, whilst twin wheel positions give a clear view to the bow on either tack.

  • Dodger and Bimini combo (new 2021)
  • Self-draining with two drains at helm positions
  • Teak seating and flooring
  • Cockpit table with folding leaves, stowage, and handrail
  • Good access aft for boarding through transom
  • Telescopic stern boarding ladder
  • Cockpit locker to port and starboard
  • Gas bottle storage
  • Fender stowage in cockpit locker
  • Perspex main hatch with washboard
  • Instrument panel above hatchway
  • Two winch handle pockets
  • Three safety harness eyes


  • RAYMARINE ST60 + Speed, depth and wind indicators mounted in instrument panel above companionway with graphic display at chart table
  • RAYMARINE autopilot with Mamba drive, ST6002+ display in cockpit, SPX10 Smart Pilot with Rate Gyro.Includes rudder reference unit
  • RAY 55E VHF Radio with DSC function 
  • COMAR AIS Class B receiver and transponder with separate VHF antenna and cables
  • RAYMARINE E120W multi-function touch screen displays, with NavionicsCard mounted in NavPod at port helm station; second E120W at nav/command center   
  • RAYMARINE 18" radar with scanstrut mast bracket
  • RAYMARINE Sirius Satellite Weather Receiver (requires subscription)
  • IRIDIUM GO Satellite phone with external antenna (requires new SIM card and subscription)
  • ICOM M802 SSB with KISS antenna
  • SONY AM/FM/CD/MP3 stereo system with two speakers below decks, two waterproof speakers in cockpit


The steering is direct drive with minimum backlash and semi-balanced twin rudders to give instantly responsive steering and precise directional stability. The transom is open with integral steps to give easy access to the cockpit.

  • Semi-balanced twin rudders
  • Twin 30" stainless steel cockpit wheels covered in leather
  • Single level engine control 
  • Emergency steering system


  • Cleats forward and aft raised with stainless chafe guard
  • Spring cleats amidships with stainless steel chafe guard
  • Stainless steel stemhead fitting with twin bow roller and fairing
  • GRP foredeck anchor locker with re-enforced shelf; Quick Hector 1500w electric windlass with hand held remoteto take anchor windlass
  • Stainless steel pulpit incorporating navigation light bracket
  • Stainless steel stanchions and guard wires
  • Stainless steel aft pulpit incorporating stern gate, navigation light bracket and ensign staff socket
  • Fuel and water deck fillers
  • Waste pumpout deck fitting
  • Turning blocks to take reefing lines
  • Two cabin top Lewmar winches (one electric) for mast and mainsail controls 
  • Rope clutches as required for running rigging
  • Two primary Lewmar winches for genoa sheets
  • Two Lewmar secondary winches
  • Stainless steel grab handles on either side of coach roof
  • Bruce plow anchor with 70m chain rode
  • Spare anchor 10m chain and 50+ m nylon rode
  • Boat hook
  • Ensign & Staff
  • Gas Bottle
  • LED running lights
  • 6-person liferaft in hard pack on stern (recertified 2/2022)
  • MOM 8s Switlik man overboard module (new 2022)





·        Yanmar 4JH4 54HP diesel inboard with direct drive to a Max Prop three-blade feathering propeller; starter motor and solenoid (new 2019); heat exchanger (new Nov 2023); Engine hours estimated at 600.

·        Dripless shaft seal (NEW 2019); Shark line cutter (new Nov 2022)

·        Bow Thruster (rebuilt Nov 2023)

·        16,000 BTU air conditioning unit for main saloon and galley; ducted to forward cabin with shut-off valve for occasional use

·        10,000 BTU air conditioning unit dedicated to owner’s cabin (new 2019)

·        MasterVolt AGM batteries (two house bank batteries at 400 amp/hours total and one dedicated engine start battery at 90 amp/hours) (NEW Nov 2023)

·        Two deck-mounted 34w solar panels with controller for house bank

·        MasterVolt Mass Combi Inverter/Charger (2500watts/100amps)

·        Twin 30amp shore power cords

·        Vectron electrical monitor for real time battery status updates and electrical usage reports

·        DuoGen combination Hydro generator/wind generator with regulator

·        12v outlet at nav station


  • 12-volt system with tinned wiring throughout (except for equipment tails provided by manufacturers)
  • Isolating switches
  • LED cabin lighting throughout
  • Reading lights over bunks
  • Chart light over navigation table
  • Full LED navigation light system incorporating bow lights, stern light, masthead tricolour light with all round white anchor light, deck flood light and steaming light
  • Comprehensive array of circuit breakers on main panel
  • Volt and Ammeter on main panel
  • Shore power connection
  • MasterVolt AGM batteries (two house bank batteries at 400 amp/hours total and one dedicated engine start battery at 90 amp/hours) (all NEW 2023)
  • Two deck-mounted 34w solar panels with controller for house bank
  • MasterVolt Mass Combi Inverter/Charger (2500watts/100amps)
  • Twin 30amp shore power cords
  • Vectron electrical monitor for real time battery status updates and electrical usage reports
  • DuoGen combination Hydro generator/wind generator with regulator
  • 12v outlet at nav station


  • Pressurized hot and cold water system
  • Manual foot pump at galley sink for salt water
  • Mixer tap to galley sink
  • Mixer tap in heads compartments
  • Non-metallic freshwater tank – 77 gallons
  • Hot water provided by engine heat exchanger or 120v electric Quick water heater
  • Electric sump pumps to shower trays
  • One manual bilge pump
  • Two electric submersible bilge pumps
  • Two holding tanks
  • Heads plumbed for freshwater flush

United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by S&J Yachts. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


  • Price USD:$ 399,900
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  • Location:

    Sarasota, Florida, United States

  • Type:

    Sail Yacht

  • LOA: 42 ft 7 in
  • Display Length: 42 ft
  • Beam: 13' 3"
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  • Water Capacity: 77 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 88 gals
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