• 42'
  • 1984
  • Tarragona, Spain
  • $85,000


Great Live-Aboard Boat Ready To Go , Motivated Seller!!!! 

The Owners Plans Have Changed and This Sundeck Trawler, Recently Shipped From The US Has Been Placed On the Market. VAT Has Not Been Paid, However the Moorage is Paid Up Until September 2016! A US Citizen Could Cruise the Med For 6 Months Per Year

A successful combination of price, comfort, and performance the Nova 42 Sundeck has become one of the best buys in the small trawler/motor-yacht market. Built in Taiwan on a solid fiberglass semi-displacement hull, she has a moderate beam, hard chines, and a long, prop protecting keel. This is a roomy two-stateroom layout with the galley down and solid teak cabinetry and teak paneling. Topside, the full-width aft deck is very spacious for a 42 footer. Additional features include twin Isuzu 6 BDI natural diesel economical engines, an 8 KW Isuzu generator, Solar Panels, large covered fly-bridge, salon deck entry, sundeck hard top, radar arch, and swim platform.
Builder: Nova Marine
Designer: Nova Marine
Flag of Registry: United States
Hull Shape: Semi-Displacement

LOA: 41 ft 9 in
Beam: 13 ft 10 in
LWL: 36 ft 10 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 8 in
Displacement: 27000 lbs

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Isuzu
Year Built: 1984
Engine Model: 6BDI (QD 150)
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Starboard
Engine Hours: 2380
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 135 HP

Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Isuzu
Year Built: 1984
Engine Model: 6BDI (QD 150)
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Port
Engine Hours: 2380
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 135 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: Stainless steel (210 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (500 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: Plastic (30 Gallons)

Number of heads: 2

Outside Equipment/Extras
Electric windlass

Vessel Specifications



Entering the salon from the aft sundeck you will notice the teak wood work and teak and holly sole throughout the cabin space. The large salon windows provide natural light. Forward and down three steps is the galley. The galley has lots of room for cooking and tons of storage for long range cruising. The galley has a full size refrigerator/freezer, cooktop/oven and microwave. Forward of the galley is the guest state room. This cabin has an en-suite head and lots of storage space. This cabin has plenty of light and ventilation with many opening portlights and an escape hatch. The guest cabin also boast a queen centerline berth. Down three steps aft from the salon is the master stateroom with a centerline queen berth, en-suite head with separate shower/tub. This cabin has ample storage, vanity and couch. Plenty of light and ventilation with seven opening port lights.


Master Stateroom

The master stateroom is a large comfortable cabin with a centerline queen berth, large hanging locker, desk, couch,  with mirror and plenty of drawer /locker space. Plenty of light and ventelation as a result of seven opening port lights and one escape hatch. The cabin is a teak veneer finish with teak holly sole. The ensuite head is equipped with a vanity, sink, mirror and a separate tub/shower. 


Guest Stateroom

Forward in the bow is the guest stateroom. This cabin also has a centerline queen berth with a private ensuite head with shower. Five opening portlights and an escape hatch give this cabin lots of natural light and ventilation. This cabin has a teak veneer finish with holly teak sole. Ample storage with a large hanging locker, mirror to port and drawers throughout. The guest stateroom also has a private ensuite head with a vanity, sink and storage.



Teak and holly sole . The counter tops are white Formica with plenty of room to move about. To port you will find a wine cooler and dishwasher. To starboard in the u shaped galley you will find a three burner cook top with oven, microwave, trash compactor, and stainless sink. Ample storage for long range cruising. Engine room access under galley steps

  • Tundra AC/DC Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Princess 3 Burner Cook top with Oven
  • Trash Compactor
  • Dishwasher
  • Wine Cooler
  • GE Microwave
  • Coffee Pot
  • Double Stainless Steel Sink
  • Many Cabinets, drawers and counter surfaces



The flybridge is equipped with a custom electronics box with locking covers. Excellent visibility of all displays and gauges from the helm chair. Lower helm station is equipped with navigation equipment also. 


  • Garmin 720 NS GPS/Plotter
  • Robertson A200DL Autopilot
  • Standard Horizon Eclipse VHF
  • Horizon LH5 Loud Hailer
  • Twin Scope Interphase Sonar 

Lower Helm

  • Garmin 498 GPS/Depth
  • Horizon Maxi VHF
  • JVC KW-X6700 Sat Radio/CD/USB
  •  Tracvision Sat TV



Mechanical & Electrical

Easy access to the engine room through the salon deck floors with gas hinges. With the hatches up you will find she is a stand up room with lots a space to move around. These naturally aspirated 135 hp Isuzu diesels sip fuel, 4gph @ 2200 RPM. This engine room is also equipped with a 8KW Isuzu generator with only 147hrs. All motor mounts were replaced in 2010. These engines are rated for at least 10000hrs. This is the the ideal boat for extended economical cruising.

  • Twin 135 HP6BDI  Isuzu Diesels, 2380 hours 
  • 8KW Isuzu Generator with Remote Panel, 147 hours
  • Cruise Air with Reverse Heat (1) 16000BTU, (1) 10000BTU and (1) 5000BTU
  • Seward 12 Gal Water Heater
  • New Motor Mounts (2010)
  • (2) 8D Batteries
  • (1) Group 24 Gel Cell Generator Battery
  • Fuel Polishing System
  • Racor Filter System
  • Halon Fire Fighting System
  • (2) 12V Blowers
  • (2) Marine Grade 68W Solar Panels W/ Regulator
  • 4.9 KW Converter 220V 50H to 110V60H
  • Battery Charger AC/DC Distribution Panel
  • (2) 30 Amp Shore Power Connection
  • Galley Maid Heavy Duty Windlass
  • Marquipt Electric Dinghy Davit System w/Bow Chocks
  • Bennet Trim Tabs
  • High Water Alarm
  • (2) Rule 2000 Automatic Bilge Pumps
  • Macerator w/Overboard Discharge
  • Fresh Water Pump 
  • (2) Electric Heads
  • Salon Refrigerator



       All New Canvas Flybridge Cover

       New Bottom Paint

       No Dinghy included

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: NOVA MARINE
  • Category: Trawler
  • Model: Sundeck Trawler
  • Model Year: 1984
  • YearBuilt: 1984
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: Spain
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 2/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 42' 0" (12.80m)
  • LWL: 36' 10" (11.23m)
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 13' 10" (4.22m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 3' 8" (1.12m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: --
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: --
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 27,000 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 210 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 30 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 500 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: N/A
  • Heads: N/A
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: 2
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Deck Material: N/A
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Isuzu
  • Model: 6BDI (QD 150)
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel