Cruisers 1980 Tayana Vancouver 42 boat for sale at a glance:

  • Price drop! Offered by Professional Yacht Sales originally for $99,999; now only $94,900
  • Powered by single 2019 Westerbeke 70 HP
  • The boat located in Titusville, Florida
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1980 Tayana Vancouver 42

2019 Westerbeke 70 HP Main w/ only 275 hours (Re-powered in 2019)

Proven blue water sailboat in turnkey condition!

Ready for Bluewater adventures

Do Not let her Age fool you she has been updated and ready to cruise.

S/V Defiance is a proven blue water sailboat in turnkey condition. Her current owners liveaboard. They have spared no expense in refitting her for world cruising. But, life circumstances changed and they must now sell their beloved home. Defiance is ready to take you around the world in safety, comfort, and old world style.

Contact us today for more information and to schedule your personal showing.

Showing Info Availability: S/V Defiance just arrived in Titusville, FL and is available to be seen.

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Upgrades & Maintenance

Recent Upgrades, Maintenance Improvements:


  – Full bottom job (2022) sandblasted down to fiberglass, then 3x epoxy coated, 3x barrier coat, 2.5x Petit Trinidad HD hard bottom paint

Sails Rigging:

  – New standing rigging (2023)
  – New running rigging (2023)
  – Removed, inspected, and resealed chainplates (2023)
  – Rebuilt forestay furler (2023)
  – New 48% staysail (2022)
  – 3 reef, full batten main sail (excellent condition)
  – 93% high cut jib 10 oz Dacron, (fair condition)
  – 120% Genoa (very good condition)
  – Storm Staysail (very good condition)
  – Trysail (never used)
  – 70% drifter/reacher, ¾ oz ripstop nylon, includes deployment sock (nearly new)
  – Oversized keel-stepped spar, separate trysail track, foldable footsteps run up mast
  – Large telescoping whiskerpole mounted to mast
  – Sea anchor/drogue
  – Stern SS pulley system for outboard/dinghy
  – Lazy Jacks
  – Main, fore, and staysail lines led aft
  – 8 winches in cockpit, 3 winches mounted on mast, all serviced and in excellent condition (2023)

Mechanical (Engine):

  – Westerbeke 70 HP auxiliary w/ only 275 hours (Repowered in 2019)
  – New 40-hour Yamaha 6 HP 4- stroke outboard (2022)
  – Reconditioned prop (2022)
  – New cutlass bearing (2022)
  – Repacked stuffing box (2022)
  – New throttle and transmission control cables (2023)
  – Rebuilt throttle control (2023)
  – New 90 amp balmar alternator and regulator system (2022)
  – Mounted Engine oil change pump: Jabsco pump, pumps out oil from engine pan, permanently mounted near front of engine with hose to place in waste container. Only pumps out, not back in. Major service Feb 2018. Plastic impeller vanes not rubber, will never need new impeller.
  – Rebuilt auxiliary raw water pump (2023)
  – New auxiliary fuel lines (2023)
  – New internal fuel polishing pump system (2023)
  – Serviced dual racor system (2023)


  – New 400 amp hour Renogy LiPo house bank (2021) with battery monitor system
  – New starter battery (2022)
  – New 3000w Renogy inverter (2022)
  – New 600w solar panel array and MPPT (2022)

Navigation/Helm Safety:

  – BG Radar 4G broadband dome with MARPA and chart overlay, installed (2022)
  –  New AIS receiver (2023)
  – Reconditioned EPIRB (2023)
  – New wind transducer and display (2022)
  – New masthead tricolor with strobe (2022)
  – New bow nav light system (2022)
  – New Monitor windvane (2023)
  – Updated USB charging ports and LED lighting (2023)
  – Large Richie helm mounted compass
  – Robertson AP1000DL autopilot with hydraulic ram mounted to inside hull and quadrant below deck
  – Standard Horizon Quest + VHF radio with helm mounted RAM microphone
  – Raymarine i50 depth at helm, installed Nov 2016
  – New mast VHF antenna and new mast wiring (2022)
  – New dual auto bilge pump system (2023)
  – Reconditioned large manual bilge pump in cockpit (2023)

Fresh Water, Propane Tankage:

  – New UV water filtration system (2022)
  – New electric and foot-operated fresh water pumps (2023)
  – Pressure water system with water heater
  – Water tanks: 200 gal SS water tanks, large access, cleaned in 2023
  – Fuel tanks: 130 gal integrated fuel tanks, large access with dipsticks and gauges, polished and cleaned in 2023
  – Holding tank: 50 gal integrated, fresh lines (2023)
  – Brand new 4-person life raft (2023)
  – Re-certified dual propane tanks (2023)
  – New propane line (2023)


  – Reinforced SS pushpit and pulpit with new welded tabbing (2022)
  – New Lavac head, new whale gulper electric toilet pump, and new toilet hoses (2022)
  – New latex mattress in master cabin (2021)
  – New cockpit cushions (2023)
  – New low-amp external refrigerator (2023)
  – 4 burner gimbal stove with oven
  – Rail mounted Magma Cabo grill
  – New sunbrella bimini (2023)
  – Varnished teak cockpit table, cupholder, caprail, grab rails, dorades, and refurbished cockpit benches (2022)

Ground Tackle:

  – Anchors: 55# Delta, 44# Bruce , 45# Danforth High Strength, 17# Danforth type, Used
  – New ? hi test anchor chain, 300 feet (2022)
  – Elec windlass: Keefe windlass with 1200 watt motor, Bow foot switches, and remote helm controls, has both rope and chain gypsy. Recent major service. Mounted under clamshell cover, in windlass locker

Approximate boat location – Titusville, Fl
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