Niagara 42, 42 ft, 1985, L'Émeraude

150,000.00 $ CA
Niagara 42
Superb sailboat with a unique hull line. Very solid construction. Comfortable cruising yacht. Extremely seaworthy sailboat designed for heavy weather. MAKE ME AN OFFER
42 ft
  • Fuel
  • Gasoline
  • Other
Aug 30, 2023
Additional information
Boat name
Ideal for comfortable and autonomous cruising. Very stable boat at sea, made to face heavy weather. Boat that cuts the wave without hitting. Goes well in light winds (makes for example 5 knots in 10 knots wind). The engine has the necessary power and the propeller is made to advance against big winds and waves if needed.
Meticulously maintained, all recent systems. Built in Ontario in 1985 in Ste-Catherines. Designed by Mark Ellis.
• Length: 42 feet (12.8 m);
• Width: 12.75 feet (3.9 m);
• Draft 5.7 feet (1.73 m);
• Displacement 20,000 pounds (9,070 kg);
• 2 water tanks; total capacity of 425 liters;
• Septic tank
• 1 diesel tank, capacity of 247 liters.
Sails / rigging
Genoa 100% Saintonge Performance Sails
Fabric : Dimension DCX-H (100%) 2018
Mainsail Sailmaker Force 12 Fabric : Dimension DCX-H, 3 reefing lines to the cockpit, 2021
staysail on removable forestay
Genoa 135% (100%)
Genoa furler Profurl C-42 1995 (rebuilt in 2022)
Electric winch to hoist the mainsail Lewmar
Navtec backstay and vang adjuster Rebuilt in 2018
Engine / Electricity
Yanmar 4JH5ME engine (54 hp) 2014
Oversized engine for safe navigation (original 44hp engine)
Hurth Z-F15MIV V-drive transmission, 1985 remanufactured in 2020
21 inch J-prop folding propeller
Easy access to engine and components (and other electrical systems) via engine room
J-prop 21 inch folding propeller

GPSMap (at wheel) B&G Zeus2-9 2018
GPSMap (interior) B&G Zeus2-9 2015
Display (log, sounder, anemometer) B&G Triton Display 2015
Display (log, sounder, anemometer) B&G Triton Display 2015
VHF B&G RS35 and AIS receptor, 2015
VHF wireless outdoor microphone B&G HS35 handset 2018
Anemometer B&G 508 Wind Sensor 2015
Wifi (to connect the network to the iPad) B&G GoFree 2015
B&G Broadband 3G Radar 2019
Radar interface B&G RL10 2019
Ethernet network (connecting all electronics) B&G NEP-2 (network expansion) 2019
B&G NMEA 2000 network 2015
Autopilot controller B&G AC42 Autopilot 2015
Autopilot control (cockpit) B&G Triton Pilot Keypad [255] 2015
Drive unit autopilot pump Lecomble-Schmitt Groupe RV2 ST 2015
Drive unit autopilot cylinder Lecomble-Schmitt VHM40ST 2015
Life on board
Heater Espar Airtronic L version D5 2017
Stove 3 rounds and oven Dickinson Mediteranean 2017
Refrigeration Isotherm 4901 2014
Dickinson outdoor BBQ
Propane - ventilated back box containing 2 tanks of 20 lbs each + electric valve controlled from inside
Hot water: 25 liter tank heated by the engine, 120V at the dock or by the generator
Xantrex True Charge 40 + 2022 battery charger
Headroom of 6.5 feet
Sleeping berths for those over 6 feet tall
No smell of humidity inside
EPIRB (emergency beacon) GlobalFix V4 2017
Fenders: 4 large, 2 small
Moorings: 4 of 25 feet, 2 of 35 feet
Electric windlass Lighthouse 1500 Remanufactured by the manufacturer 2015
Bilge Pumps:
Rule 3500 GPH
2 hand pumps (one in cockpit,
one under galley floor
Bruce 45lbs anchor and 200' x 7/16" chain
Beaupré allows to have 2 anchors on station
Propane detector and CO detector
All required safety equipment is present (3 fire extinguishers, flares, life belts, etc.)
Bilge fan
3 x 27 batteries (large batteries for equipment) and a 24 battery to start the 2020 engine

• Canadian boat all taxes paid; located at Parc nautique de Levy;
• Very solid construction; the hull must be more than one inch thick under the floors;
• Winch size 36 for the genoa (very big winch);
• Lots of internal storage in the cabins and saloon;
• Large lockers in the cockpit that easily hold fenders, mooring lines, electrical cables, etc;
• Folding cockpit table;
• The shape of the galley area allows you to lean back and cook in the sea;
• Large refrigerator of about 14 cu. ft;
• Many spare parts;
• Saloon table that can easily accommodate 6 or more people;
• Room for toilet and shower; the shower is separated from the toilet by a curtain; grey water tank for the shower under the floor with pump;
• Sleeps 6; 2 enclosed cabins and 2 full size bunks in the saloon; in addition to the enclosed lockers in each cabin, there are 2 closets in the clamp and one in the aft cabin;
• The interior lights have been converted to LED (2800k color and no blue light);
• The anchor chain is oversized; with the 20 kg Bruce anchor, this anchorage is very safe; the Emerald has already been in the bay of Tadoussac at anchor in force 8 winds with gusts exceeding 45 kn without hunting;
• Owner of the Emerald since 2013; all the equipment has been replaced, as well as the pumps and hoses; since 2013, the labor to put the Emerald in excellent condition is estimated at 150 person-days;
• The Emerald has always been carefully maintained and updated by its owner with the exception of the engine which was installed by Boulet et Lemelin and the arch which was manufactured by a factory;
Ber sur roues inclus
Hull, rig and deck
Awlgrip 2002 on the hull and deck
Mat on keel for extra rigidity
Frames securely attached and accessible for visual inspection
Forestay redone 2022
Recent running rigging (e.g. HMPE (dyneema) mainsail halyard)
Pulleys mostly replaced
Maneuvers brought back to the cockpit which allows single-handed sailing
Mast plate which allows easy addition of pulley / other fittings to the running rigging
All running rigging and sails are stored every winter
Solar panels (300W) MPPT controller 2017 and 2020
Arch (solar panels, dinghy support, provision for wind turbine) 2017
Fixed generator in the engine compartment Mase (Yanmar diesel engine) 2 500W, 2000
Dodger, temporary bimini (the bimini can be left in place if it rains whether under sail or engine)
Atkins & Hoyle factory rebuilt hoods 2016-2019
Raised hatch and porthole / with lip to protect against water ingress
Not just a cargo rail, but an extension of the hull for maximum safety when moving around the deck
Deck gutters that allow for efficient water evacuation
Cleat at the main beam: allows adjustment of the headsail traveller while underway + additional mooring possibilities
Adequate ventilation of the interior thanks to the dorades (issues for the southern seas)
Suspended rudder with 4" bit
Edson wheel inspected 2021
Hull has no core (exclusively fiberglass for increased rigidity and strength)
Antifooling Racing Bronze from Interlux
Large cockpit, bench seats over 7 feet long allowing you to lie down in the cockpit
It will be my pleasure to answer your questions and to show you my beautiful sailboat.
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Parc Nautique de Levy, Québec, Canada
Lévis, Québec
ZIP code
G6V 8M9
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