Play Dough

  • 42'
  • 2000
  • Bradenton, Florida, United States
  • $122,900


Fully equipped blue water cruiser is now available from her second owner. Play Dough has been well maintained and with recent upgrades sure to please. Bow thruster, furling main sail, generator, A/C, electric windlass, twin sleeping cabins and two heads. New main sail and two new heads. This is a must see cruiser with 6'-5" headroom.

Boat Name
Play Dough
Flag of Registry: United States
Keel: Fin
Hull Shape: Monohull
LOA: 43 ft 5 in
Beam: 13 ft 10 in
LWL: 37 ft 10 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 0 in
Displacement: 20200 lbs
Ballast: 7400 lbs
Bridge Clearance: 58 ft 5 in
Headroom: 6 ft 6 in
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 2000
Engine Model: 4JH2TE
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 68 HP
Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (145 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (60 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (45 Gallons)
Number of double berths: 3
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2
Navigation center
TV set
DVD player
Cockpit speakers
Wind speed and direction
Fully battened mainsail
Furling genoa
Furling mainsail
Steering wheel
Electric winch
Inside Equipment
Marine head
Hot water
Microwave oven
Deep freezer
Bow thruster
Manual bilge pump
Battery charger
Electric head
Electric bilge pump
Air conditioning
Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet
Electrical Circuit: 12V
Outside Equipment/Extras
Cockpit shower
Cockpit cushions
Outboard engine brackets
Swimming ladder
Cockpit table
Electric windlass
Bimini Top
Spray hood


The Hunter 420 forward cabin has 6'5" headroom, an ensuite head with shower, new electric flush toilet and mirrored medicine cabinet. The pullman bunk has a 7" innerspring mattress. There is plenty of storage in the lockers opposite and beneath the bunk. There is an overhead hatch and an electrical outlet for use as personal charging station.

The salon is heated and cooled by a 16,000 BTU air conditioner this new in 2013 and has a new 2016 water circulation pump. The headroom is 6'6" in the salon with many hatches for light. The cabin sole is teak and holly featured throughout the vessel. The nav station is aft to starboard. Forward in the salon is a large dinette on starboard with an ottoman for additional seating and storage. The dinette converts into a berth when needed. The upholstery is supple treated leather. Opening hatches provide light and air as do molded in dorade vents. Privacy is provided at the ports by curtains and shades. There is a built in entertainment station with DVD player and television for the DVD's.

The aft cabin in Play Dough is truly surprising. There is a lot of room in the cabin and around the centerline berth. 6'5" headroom adds to the open feeling.  There are large cedar lined hanging lockers built in drawers and shelves providing much storage. There is a slide out desk and vanity. The queen berth has again a 7" innerspring mattress and padded headboard with reading lights.  There is a 7000 BTU air conditioner dedicated to the aft cabin. The ensuite head has a new manual flush head, separate shower stall and corian counter tops.

  • Corian counter tops
  • Stainless steel double sinks with hot & cold pressure water
  • Water filter
  • 11 gal hot water heater
  • Force 10 gimbaled 3 burner propane stove with oven
  • New microwave oven
  • Top/front loading refrigerator with separate freezer compartment
  • Plenty of storage in cabinets, drawers and shelves

  • Garmin 4212 Chartplotter display in cockpit for GPS & Radar
  • Chartplotter has a Garmin S-2 electronic chart package 
  • Raymarine Autopilot
  • Raymarine ST 60 instrument package speed, depth, wind new in 2009.
  • Uniden-Polaris VHF radio with RAM
  • Factory installed Vetus Bow Thruster controlled from helm.
  • Stereo system with speakers through out the boat.
  • DVD player and television in the saloon

  • 12 volt and 110 volt systems
  • Norther Lights 5.5KW generator 248 hours for AC power underway or on the hook.
  • 50 and 30 amp (1 or 2 cable) GFI protected 110V AC shore power system
  • 12 volt system powered by two 4D isolatable batteries.
  • Separate engine and generator starting batteries
  • Freedom Marine COMBI 20 inverter for AC power from batteries
  • Inverter acts as a 3 stage 50 amp battery charger
  • 80amp Hitachi alternator on main engine
  • Link 1000 battery state monitor
  • All electrics are bonded

  • 15,000 BTU Revers cycle heat and air in main salon, new 2013
  • 7,000 BTU Reverse cycle heat and air in the afte cabin.
  • New 2015, larger recirculation pump for A/C's.
  • 11 gallon water heater new 2014
  • 2 macerator pumps for heads
  • WEMA tank monitor
  • Automatic and manual bilge pumps
  • Lights in engine and generator compartments.
  • Racor filters on main engine and generator
  • Engine and generator annual service in 2016 
  • Whitlock rod steering

Sails & Rigging
  • Hunter B & R rig
  • Roller furling jib
  • In-mast mainsail furling, North Sail new in 2015
  • All lines lead aft to cockpit
  • Lewmar 48 2 speed self tailing sheet winches
  • Lemar 44 2 speed self tailing control winches
  • Harken traveller controls
  • Selden rigid telescoping boom vang
  • Harken traveller
  • All new LED navigation and anchor lights.
  • Standing rigging inspected 2015

Deck and Hull
  • All new canvas & eisenglass with full wrap around bimini.
  • All new hatch covers.
  • All topside fitting are stainless steel
  • Bow & Stern pulpits
  • Dual anchor rollers
  • Large anchor well
  • VETUS 95 KGF BOW THRUSTER, factor installed.
  • Double lifelines with additional 1' stainless steel safety rails
  • Port & starboard boarding gates.
  • Rub rails
  • Sugar scoop transom with boarding steps and folding swim ladder.
  • Hot & cold shower on transom
  • Spacious storage lockers on transom
  • Dingy Davit system
  • Dingy motor mount
  • Propane locker in cockpit coaming
  • Fold down cockpit table
  • 5 deck hatches and 7 opening ports all with screens
  • Two tone molded nonskid deck
  • Stern rail perch seats with new cushion canvas
  • Stainless steering wheel removes and stores while dockside

Anchoring Gear
  • 55# Delta Fastset anchor
  • 60' of 5/16' chain and 250' 5/8' nylon rode
  • Simpson Lawrence DC vertical anchor windlass with foot controls
  • Anchor washdown system

Safety items
  • 8 lifejackets
  • 3 fire extinguishers
  • Signal Flares
  • Bell
  • Horn
  • Lifesling

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: HUNTER
  • Category: Cruising Sailboat
  • Model: 420
  • Model Year: 2000
  • YearBuilt: 2000
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 3/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 42' 0" (12.80m)
  • LWL: 37' 10" (11.53m)
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 13' 10" (4.22m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 5' 0" (1.52m)
  • Clearance: 58' 5" (17.81m)
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: --
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: --
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 20,200 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 145 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 45 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 60 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 3
  • Heads: 2
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: 3
  • 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: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH2TE
  • Engine Count: Single
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel