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1973 Custom Perry 42 - 42'

Year 1973
Length 42ft.
Price Pounds £45,000
Type: Pre-owned
Location Troon, United Kingdom
Hull Material Ferro-Cement
Engine type Single
Contact Information
Builder: Ferrocraft Australia
Designer: Bob Perry
Beam: 3.70 m
Max Draft: 1.95 m
Draft Drive Up: Direct Drive
Displacement: 17000 kgs Full Load
Engine(s): Yanmar
Year: 1989
Engine(s) HP: 77 HP
Cruising Speed: 6 knots
Fuel: (495 Liters)
Water: (350 Liters)
Holding Tank: (100 Liters)
Keel Type: Full

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name
Scot Free III
Builder: Ferrocraft Australia
Designer: Bob Perry
Keel: Full
LOA: 12.80 m
Beam: 3.70 m
Maximum Draft: 1.95 m
Displacement: 17000 kgs Full Load
Total Power: 77 HP
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 1989
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 77 HP
Cruising Speed: 6 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: (350 Liters)
Fuel Tanks: (495 Liters)
Holding Tanks: (100 Liters)
Number of single berths: 2
Number of double berths: 1
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 1
CD player
Wind speed and direction
Furling genoa
Gennaker/Cruising spinnaker
Fully battened mainsail
Storm jib
Steering wheel
Inside Equipment
Electric bilge pump
Chemical head
Battery charger
Fresh water maker
Hot water
Manual bilge pump
Microwave oven
Marine head
Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet
Outside Equipment/Extras
Wind generator
Cockpit table
Outboard engine brackets
Cockpit cushions
Solar panel
Spray hood
Cockpit cover
Mainsail cover


Wood lined forward cabin with two berths, this can be arranged as a double berth with infill. Opening hatch. Access hatch to forward sail locker. Lockers and under berth storage. Passage leading through to saloon with wood lined heads compartment to port and hanging lockers and storage to starboard. Saloon with Taylors diesel cabin heater, bench settee to port with unique dining table, bench settee to starboard. Galley to port, chart table with fridge under to starboard. Opening overhead hatches. Offset companionway to cockpit. Engine access under companionway and also from cockpit hatches.
Entrance to aft cabin from cockpit, athwartships double berth with lockers and seat, chemical toilet.
Lavac sea toilet
Hot and cold water system
Holding tank (100lt)
Tudor two burner gas stove with oven and grill
Hot and cold water
Water storage, 250lt stainless tank, 2 x 100lt bladder tanks, 4 x 20lt jerry cans
Hot water supplied by 25 lt immersion tank and 25lt tank by cabin heater (cabin heater hot water currently not connected)


Engine instruments in cockpit
Raymarine RC70 plotter with radar and integrated AIS
Autohelm depth in cockpit
Raymarine ST6002 autopilot
Raymarine Tridata
Aries wind steering with helm clutch
ICOM IC706 Mk II HF VHF radio
ICOM IC402 DSC VHF radio
Raymarine 101E hand held VHF radio
Plastimo compass
Fusion MS CD600 mp3 CD player

Sails and rigging

Main sail fully battened 2007
Furling genoa 2007
Staysail 2007
Gennaker 2008
Storm jib
Cutter rigged
Stainless steel standing rigging new 2009
Running rigging new 2009
Main sail cover 
Lazy Jacks
Stainless steel A frame over spayhood for main sheet track
Insulated back stay with HF antenna
Two Barlow 28 self tailing winches
Two Barlow 26 mast winches 

Engine and machinery

Yanmar 77hp diesel engine
Regularly serviced 
Engine and gearbox installed 1989
Drive shaft, drive shaft bearing renewed 2009
Rudder lower bearings replaced 2007, top bearings 2012, double lip seal 2013
AutoStream feathering prop 2009
275 lt stainless and 220 lt aluminium diesel tanks
Consumption at 5 knots about 3 lt/hr
Battery charger
Two 100Ah engine batteries
Three 150Ah domestic batteries
Shore power socket
Welgen 1200W invertor
ProStar 30 Solar charge controller
Three solar panels to charge engine and domestic batteries
Air-X wind generator
Taylor diesel space heater with water heater
75 lt heater diesel tank
Electric panel heater
Power Survivor 80 II watermaker 15-20 lt/hr
Salinity monitor


Centre cockpit
Wheel steering (hydraulic)
Fixed screen with sprayhood
Sprayhood extension to enclose cockpit
Lockers and hanging locker
Engine access hatches in cockpit sole
Folding table

Deck gear

Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit
Stainless steel stanchions with stainless steel handrail
Electric Muir Cougar anchor windlass
Twin bow rollers
Manson Supreme 60kg anchor with 66mt chain and 60mt warp
CQR anchor with 3mt chain and 100mt warp
Dinghy grapnel with 30mt light warp
33mt anchor chain and 100mt warp stowed in locker
Boarding ladder
Various warps and fenders 

Safety equipment

Para Anchor sea anchor unused
Drogue, unused
4 man liferaft
406Mhz EPIRB
201Mhz EPIRB
Two manual bilge pumps
Two electric bilge pumps
12v high capacity portable pump
240v high discharge portable pump
Engine raw water pump can be used in emergency
Fire blanket
Emergency tiller

Further information

Quicksilver RIB and 8hp Yamaha outboard included
Various spares


The hull was built by Ferrocraft of South Australia in 1973, a renowned ferro-cement hull builder. The hull and deck are integral with 7 layers re-enforcing mesh over 10mm high tensile rods in the hull, 5 layers in the deck and comes in at about 17 tonnes full displacement 

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.
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