• Discovery 42


The New Discovery 42 centre cockpit, blue water cruising yacht, designed by Northshore and Rob Humphreys can be easily sailed by two people and boasts an impressive sail plan.


The tall fractional rig with swept back double spreaders, combines a self tacking furling jib and large mainsail with single line reefing, giving a total sail area of 468 sq ft (43.44m2). For off wind sailing, an optional gennaker can be flown from a removable stainless steel bowsprit.

Technical Specifications

Design Dimensions

Overall Length:12.86m 42’2”
Length Waterline (Heeled): 11.11m 36’5”
Beam: 4.03m 13’5”
Displacement: 11,341kg 25,003bs
Air Draft: 18.73m 61’5”

Sail Areas
Main: 43.83m2 472ft²
Self-tacking jib: 30.18m2 325ft²

Engine: Yanmar 57hp
Fuel: 228 litres 53 US Gals
Water: 545 litres 119 US Gals

- Centre cockpit
- Spacious interior
- Self tacking furling jib
- Standard and shoal keel options

Boat Plans