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Yacht for Charter: Clipperton - Bavaria 42 4-Cabin Version - 42ft - 1999 model

Built in 1999, and extremely well maintained and cared for since, with new (March 2023) mainsail and foresail, Yacht Clipperton is a Bavaria 42 4-cabin version, with a capacity for up to 9 people.  Bavaria 42 4-cabin versions are high-volume cruising yachts and are considered to be one of the best sail cruisers for large families or groups.  With an onboard petrol-driven generator, this yacht is well equipped for extended cruising in remote areas on the Scottish West coast, with minimal shore power required.  A bow thruster is fitted to assist with harbour manoeuvres.

New for 2024 season:  The latest Raymarine Axiom 9 Pro 2/Navionics chartplotter at the helm, with AIS.  100 litres of newly purchased (unbroken seals) of bottled water, dispensed via a dedicated "Drinking Water Only" tank in the galley.

Accommodation Details

  • Forward cabin with double berth, 2 cupboards, 1 hanging locker and a small seat to port 
  • Port washroom immediately aft of the forward cabin with toilet, hand basin and cupboard 
  • Starboard cabin immediately aft of the forward cabin, with 2 bunk beds with lee cloths, a hanging locker and a bedside cupboard 
  • Fully equipped galley to port, with a new twin hob gas cooker, stowed microwave oven and twin electric hobs 
  • U-shaped settee (single berth with lee cloth) and dining table with central bench seat/galley locker underneath 
  • Aft shower room with toilet, hand basin and shower facility with electric shower tray pump 
  • Chart table to starboard 
  • Port and starboard aft cabins, each with a double berth, lee cloth, seating, hanging locker, cupboard and engine compartment side access. 
  • Engine (Volvo Penta MD22 - 50 HP with saildrive to 3 blade prop) access under hinged companionway

Equipment Provided on Board:

  • Life jackets (11), tethers (10) and first aid kits (2), 10-person automatic liferaft
  • Certified safety equipment required for commercial operations up to 60 miles from a safe haven with 9 people on board
  • Outboard engine (6 HP) and dinghy 4/5 persons, with ac & dc electric air pumps
  • 3 Kw portable generator and extension lead
  • All charts (paper and electronic) and cruising guides for West Coast cruising
  • Binoculars and 12V searchlight
  • Cutlery and crockery (including tumblers) for a full 9 person crew, Cooking pots, pans and utensils.
  • Galley starter pack: salt, pepper, tea bags, instant coffee and sugar, bin bags and sufficient boat cleaning materials for your cruise
  • Laundered bedding per person (9 crew): bottom sheet, pillow with case.  Laundered sleeping bags available for hire

Boat Layout




  • Length Overall 12.95 m 
  • Hull Length  11.15 m 
  • Beam 3.95 m 
  • Draft 1.65 m 
  • Air draft 18.30 m 
  • Displacement 8400 kg 
  • Ballast 2800 kg 
  • Water capacity 300 litres (100 litres bottled)  
  • Fuel capacity 210 litres 

Clipperton has a CE Certificate:  Category A Ocean 

This yacht is in an excellent condition


  • Low season              7 days: £ 2170
    • (Jan - March, Oct - Dec)
  • High season             7 days: £ 2495
    • (Apr - Oct)
  • Discount                    14 days or more: -10%

Included in the price:

  • Rubber Dinghy (3.2m - seats 5 persons)
  • Outboard engine (6 HP)
  • Portable 3Kw generator
  • Yacht insurance (security deposit £2500.00)
  • 24/7 information and assistance

Optional extras:

  • Skipper (food not included) £250.00/day
  • Laundered sleeping bags £15.00/person
  • Towels £15.00/person
  • Oilskin jacket/salopettes £3.50 per item per day

Mandatory Final Cleaning: £100 (all equipment - incl deflated dinghy - to be stowed before handback) 

Payment conditions: upon reservation 30% booking deposit is required. Total charter price is due no later than 8 weeks before charter start date.

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