42' 1984 Nova 42 Sundeck


Last Updated: 2024-05-28

RORY II is a classic Taiwan built Sundeck, Aft Cabin cruising yacht with solid teak interior cabinetry and joinery and gracious proportions.  This layout is the galley down two stateroom floor plan.  Both staterooms have ensuite heads and ample closet and storage space.  A beautiful live aboard or coastal cruiser.  Low hours Lehman 135 diesel's will offer fuel efficient performance.

Make: Nova
Model: 42 Sundeck
Year: 1984
Length: 42ft

Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine/Fuel Type:
Located In: Emeryville, CA

  • Category: Power
  • Class: Aft Cabin
  • LOA: 44.75 feet
  • Beam: 13.67 feet
  • Max Draft: 3.67 feet
  • Displacement: 26000 pounds
  • Total Engines: 2
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Ford
  • EngineModel: Lehman
  • EngineYear: 1984
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • EngineHours: 800
  • Engine 2
  • EngineMake: Ford
  • EngineModel: Lehman
  • EngineYear: 1984
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • EngineHours: 800

  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 500 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 1
  • Water Tank Capacity: 300 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 1
  • Heads: 2

Additional Descriptions

Recent Upgrades
  • Full Engine Service
  • Rebuilt Alternators
  • Rebuilt Starters
  • New exhaust elbows and hoses
  • Rebuilt heat exchangers
  • NEW bottom paint
  • Generator service
  • NEW Hot Water Heater

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 lots 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 a ensuite head and lots of storage space. This cabin has plenty of light and ventilation with many opening portlights and 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, ensuite 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 ventilation 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 port lights and a 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.

Additional Features


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. Buyer should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht, and should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

Bill Adams

Yacht & Ship Sales

415-425-5099 - mobile
415-484-1300 - office

3300 Powell St., Ste 105
Emeryville, CA 94608

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