Seaward 42 E16 Motor Yacht launch at the Southampton Boat Show

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Profile and general arrangement plan for the Seaward 42 E16 aft cabin version

Profile and general arrangement plan for Seaward’s new flagship Nelson 42 E16 with aft cockpit.

Bounder at speed
Bounder’s spacious wheelhouse and day cabin

Seaward 42 E16 Motor Yacht launch at the Southampton Boat Show

The all-new Seaward Nelson 42 E16 motor yacht with aft cockpit.

Dateline: September 15, 2016. Southampton Boat Show:

The Boat Development Co Ltd, builders of Seaward boats, is launching its new flagship model, the all-weather Nelson 42 motor yacht on Marina berth M122 at the Southampton Boat Show.  Based on the same hull used to build pilot boats and service launches, she shares many of the commercial components that make these boats so admired by their professional operators.

Bounder, the first of these new Seaward MY-42s, is an aft-cockpit version ordered by an experienced owner, whose previous boats have included a Seaward 35 and large sailing yachts. He plans extensive short-handed cruising and has opted for a single cabin arrangement with a large wheelhouse incorporating a well-appointed day area, a central dinette and galley, and master stateroom forward to maximise on living space.  An aft cabin version of the Seaward 42 is also available, featuring a master ensuite cabin below a raised aft deck with a second external helm position.


Interior layout of the aft cockpit version of Seaward Nelson 42 E16 motor yacht

Bounder is powered by twin Cummins QSB 6.7 litre engines, developing 425hp each, giving her a 26 knot top-speed. Her impressive specification includes both a Gyro-stabiliser and Humphree Interceptor active trim control systems to minimise motion and enhance even further the capabilities of this remarkable all-weather vessel.

Anyone wanting a traditionally built, go-anywhere motor yacht, tailored to suit their exact requirements should contact The Boat Development Co Ltd. 

Bounder will be on display at this year’s Southampton Boat Show on berth M122 between 16 – 25th September

Seaward  42 E16 Motor Yacht specifications:
LOA                13.30m
Beam                3.96m
Draught            1.22m
Engines            2 x Cummins  6.7litre ( 425hp ) @ 3,000rpm
Gearboxes       ZF285-1 reduction ratio 2.5:1
Displacement  15 tonnes
Fuel Capacity   3,000 litres
Max Speed      25 knots
RCD Category   A

For further information, contact:
William Rhys-Jones  – Sales & Marketing Director – The Boat Development Co Ltd
1, Prospect Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7AD UK
Tel:  +44 (0)1983 280333     Fax:  +44 (0)1983 295095    Mobile: on + 44 (0)7710 317 258
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