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Bruno Abbate - Primatist 42

This Bruno Abbate Primatist 42 'La Perla' is a beautifully crafted Italian sports cruiser.Recently re-engined with well maintained engines (Finnings Caterpillar UK) with a good history should give her good reliability for her new owner.The boat is in good original condition and her 6 berths and vast cockpit area under new canvas gives great living and socialising space. La Perla with her size and power will be equally at home cruising local coastal waters or indeed the Med.

** Possible exchange for Spanish resort property **

* Owner will consider part exchange for Sea going cruiser *



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Engines and electricals

2 x Caterpillar 3208 8 cyl
425hp each Turbo Intercooled (circa 1994)
Approx hours 1600
New oils filters and coolant.
Cruising speed 25 knots , max 30 +
Shaft drive through P brackets.
4 new anodes

2x engine batteries.
Factory charger and battery management panel.
Isolator switches.
240 v Shore power and cable.

Pressurised hot and cold water system and Calorifier.
Light switches in each cabin control floor and overhead lighting in all areas.


Sleeps 6
2 in forward cabin double berth
Mid cabin 2 Pullman bunks.
Convertable dinette for 2 (generous size).
All cabins and galley have numerous hanging lockers,cupboards and drawers.

Heads compartment.
Sea toilet
Hand basin
Shower with teak insert in tray and pump out.

The saloon comprises of a dinette.
VHF and Stereo CD panel.
Access to electrical distribution board and wiring loom.

Sink with chopping board and hot and cold running water.
4 burner gas cooker.
12v refrigerator powered by a remote compressor which serves a cockpit fridge also.

Cockpit and Tank room.

Huge cockpit area.
Easily would seat 10 persons.
Under seat storage
In floor storage.
High quality new canopy
Fantastic visibility allround.
Clear and comprehensive instrument panel.

Tank room.
Situated below the aft sundeck.
Easy acesss:-
Fuel Tanks
Water Tanks
Fridge compressor.
Its a huge room and another great storage area.

Electronics and Navigation.

Navico Radar
Navico GPS
Shipmate VHF
Autohelm speed and depth
Fixed in dash compass
Trim tabs
Comprehensive engine gauges


Self stowing anchor with chain.
Electric anchor windlass with fwd remote and helm controls.
Manual bilge pump, electric bilge pump.
Boarding ladder removable, fits port, starboard and stern.
Fenders and warps
Boat hook
Stereo radio/CD player.
Winter Tonneau cover.
Sunpads for fwd deck and cockpit.
Radar arch with lighting.


Engine room fire extinguishers.
Cockpit fire extinguishers
Assorted life jackets.
Pilot Gas alarm.

Additional Information

Why what a boat!
Bruno Abbate Hall designs.
42 feet of  Italian sports boat.
Deep vee hull with sprays rails.
Recent well maintained Caterpillar 3208's
La Perla 'Pearl' will be much admired with its new owner.


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. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Category:Motor Boats
Subcategory:Offshore Cruisers
Sales status:Delete
Manufacturer:Bruno Abbate
Model:Primatist 42
Mooring Country:United Kingdom
Year built:1989
Length:12.8 m/42 ft
Width:3.66 m/12 ft
KW:850.0 hp
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