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Built in the west coast of Sweden by traditional craftsmen, the Malö 42 sailing yacht is a design for a cruising couple with extended voyaging in mind. Malö Yachts are renown for their superior design and built quality as well as excellent stability, comfort and performance characteristics.
The west coast of Sweden is home to several of the world’s premier builders of custom, semi-custom and production cruising boats.The names Hallberg-Rassy, Najad and Farr, Sweden Yachts may be familiar to many North American sailors, but Malö Yachts are one of Scandinavia's oldest and experienced yacht builders. They may not have been the biggest yard, but always maintained a team of excellent boat builders who had a fundamental understanding of sailing and quality.
In winter of 2014/2015, Belafonte underwent an extensive retrofit, including new: engine, sails, rigging, electronics, offshore safety equipment, tender and ground tackle, as well as an overhaul of her mechanical and electrical systems, among other upgrades. Her equipment is high quality and current.
Belafonte is currently ashore at Clarke's Court Marina in Grenada, as her owners have returned to land life & work. Grenada is the perfect place to purchase a yacht, offering simple formalities, as well as having a well established yacht service industry and accredited surveyors. In addition to being a viable option for storage during hurricane season, Grenada offers the perfect starting point for exploring the Carribean or an around the world voyage.
Meticulously maintained by her knowledgeable owners and fully equipped for a circumnavigation, she is truly ready to make your dreams come true.
Specializing in Quality Cruising Yachts
Please contact -Roger Johansson at 1-800-871-1333 or 410-867-9022
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Total Power: 100 HP
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 2015
Engine Model: 4JH4-HTE1
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 2222
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Engine Power: 100 HP
Spacious saloon featuring L-shaped galley and large banquette on the port side; comfortable captains chairs and an excellent navigation station on the starboard side. Ample storage in upper and lower lockers (behind seating), as well as large storage underneath the main banquette and chairs. Dining table lowers for conversion to sea berth.
The Owner’s/Forward cabin has a large full-length double berth and ample stowing space. Yachtiflex System under v-berth mattress provides great sleep comfort. Two hanging lockers, two lockers with shelves, upper lockers, two large drawers, as well as a very large storage locker under the berth. There are seats in front of the hanging lockers as well as a full size mirror.
The Aft Cabin is located on the port side and consists of a double berth and contains ample stowage space. Hanging locker with shelves and upper locker, seat in fron t of hanging locker.
The main head compartment is accessed from the salon, port side. With electric toilet connects to a dedicated holding tank that can be emptied via deck connection or to sea. The shower has a built in seat for safety and comfort at sea. Shower tray empties via electric drain pump.
The workshop is located aft on the starboard side. Featuring a large locker as well as a spacious workbench. An electric toilet is located underneath the workbench which lifts to provide access. Toilet has dedicated holding tank. This custom design optimizes use of space.
Lewmar opening skylights are mounted in the cabin top, with opening portlights in the cabin sides. Dorade vents provide additional ventilation in the roughest conditions. Hella Turbo fans in the salon and berths provide cooling air movement. Eberspacher boat central heating system for cooler climates.
Well placed ceiling and reading lighting fixtures, upgraded to LED bulbs in 2015 provides efficient and ample lighting. Dual color (red/white) bulbs at nav station, galley and cockpit for nighttime. LED bulbs for exterior lighting - anchor, tri-color, steaming, deck light and cockpit.
Nav Station has comfortable seating with large chart table and storage under. Drawers, shelf and pencil shelf. Electric panel and instrumentation to stb.
- L shaped galley port side provides a safe and comfortable work space at sea or anchor
- Ample storage in cupboards, lockers and drawers. All doors and drawers have safety stops
- Force 10 3-burner propane stove and oven with broiler
- Microwave (shore power or inverter)
- Isotherm watercooled 40 liter built-in fridge/freezer
- Isotherm portable 51 liter fridge/freezer box secured to bulkhead in workshop (2015)
- Trident Marine Gas Control and Detection System (2015)
- Dedicated and separately ventilated propane storage locker fits 2 propane tanks (15 and 20kg)
Electronics and Navigation
- B&G Zeus2 9” Chartplotter installed in a NavPod at binnacle (2015)
- B&G RC42N Triton Rate Compass (2015)
- B&G ZP100 GPS sensor (2015)
- Lowrance 4G Radar (2015) – low power consumption allows for continuous use
- ICOM IC-M604 VHF Marine Transceiver with masthead VHF antenna
- ICOM HM-157 Remote Control Microphone (2015)
- ICOM IC-M802 Single Side Band (SSB) Radio with ICOM AT140 tuner and SP-24 external speaker;Dyna plate and copper sheeting for ground
- P4 Dragon DR-7200 Pactor Modem (2015)
- Irridium 9575 Extreme Satellite Phone with Pelican case & standard accessories
- Simrad NAIS-400 Class B AIS Transceiver with dedicated GPS antenna (2015)
- Raymarine ST60 wind, depth + 2 multi-function display units (wind speed & direction at mast head;thru-hulls for measuring water temperature, depth and boat speed).
- Autopilot - B&G AC42 course computer (2016),integrated with the chartplotter, with Raymarine Type 2 mechanical linear drive
- Spare autopilot controller package, including Raymarine 150 course computer, Raymarine ST7000 display and Raymarine flexgate compass.
- Plastimo Olympic 135 Compass at binnacle
Engine and Mechanical
- New 4JH4-HTE1 Yanmar 100 hp diesel inboard engine, gearbox and engine control panel installed in March 2015. Engine is under Yanmar Extended Limited Warranty Period of 60 months or 3000 hours since purchase. Engine has undergone regular maintenance. March 2017 - professionally decommissioned for storage on land. Engine hours 2296.
- Primary Racor fuel filter; secondary Yanmar filter at engine equipped with water sensor/alarm
- PSS Shaft Seal (2015) with Shaft Retention Collar for added safety (2015)
- Aquadrive Antivibration System
- Shark Shaft rope cutter installed on propeller shaft (2015)
- Steering is a robust Whitlock Premiere Cobra solid rod system that provides excellent positive feedback. Rod ends and steering column bearings replaced in 2016.
- The wheel is large and leather clad with an adjustable friction brake.
- Pacific Plus Windpilot Self Steering Windvane with auxiliary rudder (new removable rudder – 2015)
- Autopilot linear drive unit attaches directly to the rudder post allowing for emergency steering control in case of primary steering system failure; Windvane provides another completely independent steering system including a backup rudder.
- Cruising Speed of 7 knots with a top speed of 8 knots.
- 660 Ah LifeLine AGM Batteries (2015) in dedicated fiberglass battery box
- One deep cycle starter battery of 75 Ah
- Switch allowing engine start with service batteries, if required
- Xantrex Echo-Charge Battery Charger (2016)
- Xantrex LinkPRO high precision battery monitor
- Mastervolt Mass Combi Sine Wave Inverter (2500W) and Charger (100A) Combination
- Internal receptacles for 220 V/60 Hz plus 12 V DC.
- Mastervolt isolation transformer enables 220/240 V or 110/115 V shore power connectivity.
- Solar Panels – 250 Watts with ProStar 30 PWM Controller (2015)
- KISS High Output Wind Generator
- Balmar engine 150 AMP alternator with multistage external Balmar regulator (2015)
- Yanmar 80 AMP alternator with built in regulator as spare (2015)
Tankage and Water
- 370 L stainless steel fuel tank with fuel gauge is fitted below the starboard side locker.
- Large ventilated aft locker allows for storage of multiple jerry cans
- 770 L fresh water capacity in three independent tanks (330 L and 2 x 220 L); plus a 40 L isotherm water heater tank heater from shore power or engine cooling water
- Rain water collection system build into the bimini
- Katadyn Survivor 35 Watermaker
- Dedicated salt water tap with water pump in galley (optional for dishwashing & cooking water)
- Two 50 L gray/blackwater holding tanks
Sails and Rigging
- Mast head rig manufactured by Selden Mast, featuring: oversized profile with three pairs of in-line spreaders and discontinuous shrouds
- In mast-furling
- Removable cutter staysail with running backs
- Dedicated trysail track
- Spinnaker pole stowed on mast
- Solid rod-kicker vang (vang cylinder replaced in 2015).
- Malo custom made chain plates are bolted to solid fiberglass bulkheads, as opposed to the more common glass-sheathed plywood: this approach eliminates another potential point of water penetration and rot.
- Harken MK IV Genoa Reefing & Furling (2011)
- Harken traveller ball bearing car mounted on Malo’s signature TAGA arch (keeping the boom safely outside of the cockpit area).
- Standing rigging – wire and swages replaced in December 2014
- Running rigging replaced in March 2015 & updated as needed
- Vectran line for main halyard, genoa halyard, staysail halyard & outhaul;
- Spectra line for spinnaker halyard, jib furling, aft guy & topping lift;
- Spectra/Polyester blend line for jib sheets, staysail sheets & spare main halyard;
- Triple Braid Polyester for spare genoa halyard, main furling line, main sheet, spinnaker sheets, traveler, vang, spinnaker pole car & aft guy
- Walder Boom Brake – allows for safe and controlled gybes as well as locking the boom in place in a rolling sea. Custom pins machined to allow attachment directly to chain plates. (2015)
- Andersen self-tailing winches:
- 2 x Andersen 58 ST genoa winches;
- 2 x 40 ST winches in cockpit (mainsheet, furling, vang);
- 2 x 29 ST winches at mast. Maintained regularly.
- Ullman Sails Endurance Series Furling Mainsail (2017) brand new, crisp in bag, never used
- Ullman Sails Endurance Series Furling Genoa (2017) brand new, crisp in bag, never used
- UK Sails Dacron cutter jib (2001) with on-deck storage Harken sailbag (2016)
- UK Sails Tri-Radial asymmetrical spinnaker (2015)
- North Sails trysail (2015)
- North Sails storm jib (2015)
- Winslow Super Light Ocean Plus 6 Person Life Raft (November 2014)
- Custom shelf built (2015) for accessible & secure liferaft storage within the starboard side lazarette (access from cockpit as well as below deck from the workshop)
- GlobalFix Pro 406 MHz GPS EPIRB (2014)
- Jordan Series Drogue (2015)
- Para-Tech Sea Anchor + rode (2011)
- Triangular collision mat (2015)
- LifeSling 2 MOB recovery system with reflective tape & light (2015)
- SOS DanBouy 3 MOB recovery system (2015)
- Burke Horseshoe Lifebuoy (2016)
- Smoke & CO2 alarms (2015)
- Custom steel insert for companionway entrance allows to secure entrance & maintain ventilation
- Winchard Lyf’Safe Jacklines (2015)
- SOLAS compliant flares (6 parachute, 4 handheld, 2 smoke) (2015)
- 3 x 10 kg ABC fire extinguishers and a fire blanket
- Various spares suitable for offshore passage making
Hull and Deck Construction
- The hull is made in hand laid sandwich laminate from glass fibre reinforced polyester with balsa as distance material for superior insulation, strength and stifles.
- For impact resistance the outer skin is overbuilt.
- To eliminate the possibility of moisture penetration of the core, Malo goes further than most builders – the balsa is removed, and the outer and inner skins are bonded together wherever through-hull fittings are installed. New bronze though-hull fittings (Groco) installed in December 2014.
- The topsides are protected against water penetration by an NGA gel coat.
- Below the waterline, epoxy barrier applied for prevention of osmosis, with anti-fouling on top.Three layers of Interlux Micron 66 antifouling applied in April 2017
- Substantial rubbing strake molded integral with the hull, protecting the hull sides from damage. The rubbing strake is capped with a protective aluminum strip.
- Internally, all stringers and bulkheads are fully laminated in place to create an immensely strong structure.
- Malo decks and coach roofs are balsa-cored for maximum strength and insulation.
- The deck is molded with raised sections under all hardware, keeping moisture away from the fasteners, and minimizing the chance of moisture ingress and corrosion.
- Solid aluminum inserts (where many other builders use plastic or plywood) beneath all hardware provide necessary support and additional protection for the core against moisture intrusion.
- The hull to deck joints consist of a bullet proof flanged construction, sealed with polyurethane, bolted and fiber glassed on the inside.
- The cap rails, handrails, and other external woodwork are solid teak.
- The entire deck is laid with 12mm caulked teak to create an excellent, good looking, non-skid surface.
- The teak deck has undergone a retrofit in November 2015. This involved cutting down of proud caulking and its replacement where needed as well as replacement of damaged teak plugs, followed by very light sand to even out wear on the wood grain.
- The decks have scuppers draining to through hulls at the waterline, leaving no dirt streaks down the hull sides.
- The coamings are deep and angled outboard for comfort, with the seats placed in a manner that enables the crew to get comfortably braced when the boat is heeled.
- There are gaps in the seating beside the steering pedestal for easy access to the front from behind the steering wheel so no more hazardous climbing over them in rough seas.
- The cockpit is spacious enough for entertaining, with a large table hinged off the forward face of the steering pedestal.
- The seats, coamings and cockpit sole are laid with caulked 12 mm teak to create an attractive nonskid surface.
- There are excellent, sheltered watch-keeping positions both at the wheel, and under the dodger.
- The signature TARGA arch, located over the cockpit, is made of solid fiberglass reinforced with threaded stainless steel bars. It provides a mounting base for the bimni and dodger that connects with a rigid windshield of hardened glass mounted in an aluminum frame. This dodger is much stronger, and provides better protection and visibility, than a traditional ‘soft’ dodger and a stronger handhold to step in/out of the cockpit.
- Four stainless steel fittings are provided for clipping on safety harnesses.
- All winches and sail-handling devices are strategically at hand to allow for single-handing. Stowage for lines and other items is provided in the cockpit coamings.
- The companionway drop boards are teak with louvered vents, sliding into a stainless steel frame. The sliding hatch has a clear top to add light below.
- The pulpit, pushpit and all stanchions are fashioned from heavy-duty, highly polished, stainless steel.
- Swim/boarding platform at the stern with an outdoor shower unit.
Anchoring and Mooring
- Malo yachts have a large self-draining anchor well in the bow with room not only for windlass and calibrated chain but also fenders and mooring lines.
- The anchor locker bulkhead is watertight to the rest of the hull.
- There are six over-sized cleats for mooring lines: two forward, two amidships, and two
- Lofrans Kobra windlass (2015) with custom protective enclosure fabricated from steel (2015)
- 33 kg Rocna anchor with Kong swivel (2015)
- 30 kg Bruce anchor
- FX37 Fortress anchor (2015)
- ~ 300 ft of BBB 10 mm chain
- ~ 100 ft of BBB 10mm chain for second anchor rode
- ~ 300 ft of 3 Strand Nylon heavy duty anchor rode
- Primary mooring lines are ¾’ Mega Braid line (black); 4 x 30 ft, 2 x 40 ft (2015)
- 7 large fenders
- AB Navigo 9 VS fiberglass bottom dinghy (December 2014)
- Yamaha 15 hp outboard (2006)
- Yamaha 20 L outboard fuel tank
- Garhauler outboard hoist (2015)
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.