"CATCH 22"

July 2022

May 2022

January 2023

January 2023

January 2023

June 2023

June 2023

New Custom S/Steel Lettering July 2023

Port Hamble December 2023

March 2024

Seating Refurbed March 2024

Hamble Feb 2024

August 2022

October 2023

May 2022

September 2023

April 2024

New Upgraded Calorifier Tank & Fittings October 2023

New Hurley Davit System September 2023

April 2024

April 2024

January 2023

Beaulieu July 2023

Hamble March 2024


The Azimut 42 was first built in 1998 and has proven to be one of the best selling and most popular of the Azimut models since it's inception.

The model was updated in 2005 with some mechanical and cosmetics improvements and examples built from that date onwards carry the Evolution name. The last Azimut 42 Evolution was built in 2009.

Name of boat - "Catch 22"

UK registered vessel number SSR66RGH

Model - Azimut 42 Evolution

Commissioned 2006

Location - Mercury Yacht Harbour, River Hamble, Hampshire, UK.


Length Overall 12.98 meters/ 42'8"

Beam 4.10 meters/ 13'8""

Draft 1.3 meters/ 4'6"

Displacement (Semi Loaded) 15 tonnes


Twin shaft drives in-line

2 X Caterpillar DITA 3126 marine diesels

2 X 390 HP

Engine hours 790 both engines @ 01/03/2024

Suzuki 15hp outboard on rigid aluminium hull Excel Virage tender 2018 in as new condition.  Serviced March 2024.

Operated by pasarelle and fitted to removable Hurley extendable dinghy chock system. (New 2023)

Kohler 9KW generator circa 140 hours.

Updated Raymarine GPS chart plotter duplicated on flybridge.

Raymarine radar.

Autopilot. Camera display at helm and fly positions for reversing.

Electric windlass with controls at helm, fly and forward deck.

New powder fire extinguishers in galley, forward cabin and cockpit 2023.

Powder fire suppression system in engine room replaced with 4kg free agent auto fire extinguisher February 2023.

Fire and carbon dioxide alarms installed in forecabin June 2022.

Infil bed for second cabin.

New R/C LED lighting underneath saloon seating.

New warps, fender lines and adjustable clips February 2023.

New LED lighting fitted throughout the boat February 2024.

Teak flooring to cockpit and stairwell professionally cleaned and sealed annually.

Verifiable Service & Maintenance History Since 2021:

March 2024 - Reverse cycle aircon main cabin unit fan replaced and serviced.

April 2024 - Perspex glass to fly and forward deck hatches replaced.

Feb 2024 - Kohler generator fully serviced.*

Mar 2024 - Both engines serviced (790 hours) by Bentley Marine (Caterpillar specialist) . Engine oil replaced. Primary oil filters replaced. Engine anodes replaced. Ancillary equipment checked and cleaned.*

Mar 2024 - All hull/running gear anodes replaced. Seackocks and strainers checked and cleaned.

Mar 2024 - Cockpit and flybridge seating professionally cleaned and recoated.

Mar 2024 - New external custom made air vents fitted.

Boat lifted and pressure washed. Hull antifouled. Props and rudders burnished and specialist antifouled. Hull professionally polished.

Dripless seal gland cooling hoses and ball valves replaced with new parts.  Internal glands inspected, cleaned and resealed.

October 2023- New hot water tank and ancillary attachments.

October 2023- New bilge pump in engine bay installed.

May 2023- Freshwater pump replaced.

February 2023 - Boat lifted and pressure washed. Hull antifouled. Props and rudders burnished. Props rebalanced. 

Two new cutlass bearings fitted.

January 2023 - Both engines serviced (755 hours) Bentley Marine - Caterpillar specialist. Primary and secondary fuel filters replaced.

Engine oil replaced. Gear box fluid replaced. Engine anodes replaced. Racor fuel/water seperator filters replaced.

May 2022 - Boat fully surveyed for current owner by Tim Barker Marine Surveyors.

March 2022 - All hull/running gear anodes replaced. Fuel polished. Grey water tank float switch changed. Exterior seating/sun pads and cockpit enclosures professionally cleaned and resealed.

February 2022 - Boat lifted and pressure washed. Hull glass blasted to remove old antifoul layers. Hull antifouled. Props and rudders separately antifouled. Topsides acid cleaned and polished.

December 2021 - Engines serviced (670 hours). Anodes changed. Primary & secondary oil filters changed.Impellers replaced. 

November 2021 - Interior upholstery and carpet replaced.

March 2021 - Hull anodes replaced. Generator serviced. Aircon blower replaced. Engine coolant replaced.

January 2021 - Aviex digital TV supplied and installed.

Next service/maintenance schedule: Interim engine service > 900 hours. Lift, antifoul and anodes change April 2025. Liferaft service January 2025. 

Full insurance including £5 million third party cover £1,450 per annum.

Additional information:

This is an exceptionally well presented and maintained example of the ever popular and superbly appointed Azimut 42 Evolution, fitted with robust Caterpillar twin 390hp diesel engines with low hours, delivering a verified top speed of 32 knots at 2,800 RPM and a sustainable cruising speed of 23 knots + at 2,300 RPM.*

Realistic diesel fuel consumption (half fuel, four crew, slight sea conditions): 2.7 MPG @ 8 knts. 1.2 MPG @ 20 knts. 1.05 MPG @ 24 knts..Planing speed 18knts

Current owner/operator holds RYA ICC licence, maintains the vessel meticulously and regularly runs engines under load and all appliances throughout the summer and winter months. Frost heater, air heater and dehumidier ran in saloon and engine bay during winter, both when she is in the water and on hardstanding.

Lots of improvements and enhancements have been made by the current owner.

She is fully prepared for the coming season and a comprehensive sea trial is recommended for her to be fully appreciated.

This boat has been operated primarily in and around the UK's South coast and the Solent since being commissioned in 2006, and moored at Mercury Yacht Harbour by the current owner since 2022. Further details of service and owner history are availble on request. Original 2006 Azimut 42 Evolution owner's manual.

Tender available by separate negotiation.

Owner purchasing slighly larger Azimut model for more extended cruising.

SSR registered number 4255676YDS.

* Half load. Sea conditions slight. Caterpillar recommends 2,300 RPM for extended cruising @ circa 1.10 MPG.