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Bavaria Vision 42 Boat for Sale

  • Manufacturer: Bavaria
  • Location: Gillingham
  • Year: 2015
  • LOA: 41'9" (12.73m)
  • Beam: 15' 1'' (4.60m)
  • Berths: 6
  • Draft: 1.6
  • Keel: Winged Keel
  • ID no.: 38522
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: No
  • Heads: 2
  • Showers: 2
  • Watertank Size: 360 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo Penta
  • Horsepower: 55hp
  • Drive Type: Saildrive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 210 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 7
  • Top Speed: 9
  • Engine Hours Port: 1358

Broker Remarks

This 2015 Bavaria Vison 42 has had one owner from new who has sailed the yacht in the Med and here in the UK. She is presented for sale in very good condition. This yacht follows closely the design and layout and innovative features of the Vison 46. She offers six berths in two cabins and the saloon with two heads. She has a large cockpit with both a bimini and full cockpit enclosure. a good range of electronics including radar and AIS.  The owner is looking to downsize. An early viewing is recommended. A berth in Gillingham Marina, Kent is also available. 


This 2015 Bavaria Vison 42 offers six berths in two cabins and the saloon with twin heads. 

The forward cabin has a double berth with a bookcase above the berth , a large hanging locker  to Port and storage space beneath the berth and the shelves that run along the side of the hull. It has an en-suite heads with sink, vanity unit and shower with hot and cold water and a marine toilet with holding tank.

Aft of the forward cabin in the large saloon with a settee to Port with a central navigation station with fold-up chart table. There is a an L-shaped settee to starboard. The electric saloon table, which opens to accommodate six people in comfort, also lowers to make a double berth.  The saloon has fawn upholstery that was new in 2020. The saloon is extremely light and airy due to the array of portholes that all have blinds and mosquito covers. The saloon is fitted with a TV set with Fusion marine multi media pack including DVD/CD Player with speakers in the saloon and cockpit.

Aft of the saloon and to port is the galley which has a double sink, very large fridge with freezer compartment, two burner cooker with oven. The galley area has lots of storage space for crockery as well as pots and pans. this yacht has an extra water tank fitted to provide 360 litres of water for longer distance cruising. 

Opposite the galley is a large heads which has an electric marine toilet with holding tank, a basin with hot and cold water, vanity unit and a large walk in shower cubical.  At the back of the walk-in shower is a door to a large workshop which is great for storing cushions and tools.

Aft of the galley is a large aft cabin that can be configured to be either a very large double berth or two single berths. The headroom in this after cabin is amazing giving good standing headroom. It has a large hanging locker and shelves along the hull.

The companion way steps lead to a very large and spacious cockpit with an electric table that can be lowered to make a large sunbathing platform or accommodate six people to dine in the sun. This yacht has twin helm positions which gives great visibility all round. The transom platform lowers to provide a good stable platform on from which to enter or exit the yacht to a dinghy. 

Mechanical and Rigging

This Bavaria Vison 42 has a deck stepped alloy mast and boom. It has stainless rigging with a in-mast furling mainsail and furling genoa. The Terylene running rigging has been replaced as required.  It is fitted with adjustable backstay and all lines are led aft to the cockpit. Gennaker Pole.


  • 1 x Halyard Winch (Lewmar 46)
  • 2 x Sheet Winches (Lewmar 46)
  • 1 x Mast Winches


  • 1 x Inmast Mainsail Elvstorm, very condition good
  • 1 x Genoa, Elvstorm. very condition good 

Mechanical Systems

This Bavaria Vison 42 is powered by a Volvo Penta  D2 55HP diesel engine with saildrive to a 3-blade fixed propeller and has a through tunnel bow thruster with the controls located at the starboard helm. The has completed 1358 hours as at 6th February 2023. It had a new stainless steel exhaust elbow and new starter motor fitted in 2022. The engine was last serviced by the owner in 2022. A prop rope cutter brand new has not been fitted.

Electrical Systems

it has three12v  batteries, 1 x Engine and 2 x Domestic all charged by the engine alternator and a 240v shore power battery charger and two solar panels that sit on the top of the Bimini when it is out. It has a 240v shore power system with 240Volt and 12 Volt sockets through out the yacht. Also fitted with a galvanic isolator.


Navigation Equipment

  • 2 x Compasses, 1 at each helm.
  • Chartplotter - Garmin 
  • Radar - Garmin GMR18 HD
  • Autopilot - Garmin Garmin GHP12
  • VHF radio, DSC - Garmin with command mic
  • Depth sounder - Garmin GMI 20 
  • Log & Speedometer - Garmin GMI 20
  • Windspeed - Garmin GMI 20
  • GPS - Garmin GPSMap 400
  • Low level Navigation lights
  • Masthead Tri-light, with anchor light

Safety Equipment

  • 2 x jackstays
  • 3 x Fire extinguishers
  • 1 x Fire Blanket
  • Lifebuoy with floating light
  • Emergency tiller

Deck Equipment

  • Main anchor (Rocna 20kgs) with chain and warp
  • CQR 35 plus a new Delta anchor
  • Electric anchor windlass
  • Sprayhood
  • Full cockpit enclosure
  • Bimini
  • Steering wheel covers
  • Winch covers
  • Cockpit table - electric
  • Cockpit table cover
  • Cockpit cushions and backrests
  • Folding transom platform
  • Cockpit hot and cold shower
  • 6 x Fenders
  • 4 x Mooring warps
  • 2 x Gas bottles
  • Swim platform with boarding ladder
  • Inflatable dinghy with 2.3hp Honda four stroke engine, (for sale by separate negotiation) 

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Disclaimer : Network Yacht Brokers Kent offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.