The Morris M42 is simple to short or single-hand, and has a voluminous cockpit for entertaining. The functional interior allows elegant overnights and weekending. Exterior styling is traditional with gloss varnished teak. With popular options like full teak decking, extra wood cladding in the cockpit, and Leisurefurl boom system, she represents a fantastic opportunity to own a beautiful Morris.
Fitz-Sea IV is hull number one of this iconic design and has been maintained to the very highest standards.
A comfortable, spacious interior with full standing headroom, antique white bulkheads and gloss varnished solid mahogany joinery (optional gloss varnished teak trim in head). The cabin top is finished with Morris custom V-groove panels. The port and starboard settees are designed for comfortable lounging or sleeping. The mahogany drop-leaf table incorporates liquor storage and invites gracious dining. A modern “butterfly-style” hatch above the dining table and eight large fixed portlights provide great natural lighting and ventilation. Twin end tables with storage lockers below and hanging lockers outboard are built in at the forward end of the settees. Two lockers are built in outboard of the settees, with a hanging locker aft of the port settee. Forward is a queen size berth, full length shelves, and oversized drawers. A large overhead hatch and two 4” SS dorade vents provide great natural light and ventilation. Interior cushions are finished with Ultrasuede “Dove Gray”.
All sheets, main halyard, jib furling line, main furling line, and vang control lines are led below deck to rope clutches and electric winches located at control pods in the cockpit within easy reach of the helmsperson. Forward of the control pods are spacious port and starboard cockpit seats. The seats are over six feet in length and comfortably suitable for seating six adults or taking a nap. Hatches on all three cockpit seats allow access to below-decks storage.
Gloss-varnished teak drop leaf table (with cover).
Optional teak cladding on inside of cockpit coamings and aft trunk cabin ends finished with gloss varnish.
Varnished teak steering wheel.
Two SS cup holders in cockpit winch pods
Varnished companionway doors with lift-off hinges.
Optional canvas dodger and folding SS bows with welded handrail.
Cockpit seat cushions with optional backrest cushions.
Optional boom light with dimmer control.
Optional cockpit shower.
Saloon style removable companionway doors with storage bag in cockpit locker.
Optional varnished screen doors for companionway.
Located aft to starboard.
Isotherm top loading 12VDC refrigerator with stainless steel liner and wire basket.
Force 10 two burner propane stove with thermostat controlled oven on a gimbal mount.
Corian counter top “Dusk”.
Mirror-polished stainless steel sink with chrome single lever mixer faucet.
Located aft to port.
Corian counter top (“Dusk”) with ss sink and single lever faucet.
Scandvik mixer valve with wall mount shower head.
Molded fiberglass floor pan with integral shower sump and electric drain pump.
Mirror with frame on forward bulkhead.
Optional gloss varnished teak trim in lieu of standard oiled trim.
Hull and Deck
“Whisper Gray” Awlgripped hull.
White deck with gray non-skid.
White boot stripe.
Gold leaf cove stripe.
Manually consolidated composite hull with Vinylester resin and vacuum bagged Core-Cell core.
Composite longitudinal stringers and transverse keel floors.
Fiberglass engine bed.
Core removed in areas of deck hardware and through hull fittings.
Optional quarter sawn teak decking on side decks, cockpit seats and hatches, and cockpit sole.
Varnished teak toe rail and coaming cap.
High performance bulbed keel.
High aspect ratio carbon/epoxy spade rudder.
AGM house batteries - two (400 Ah @ 12 VDC)
Optima 1000M 60 amp engine start battery.
Mastervolt 90 Amp/12 VDC alternator with multi-stage regulator for battery charging.
Mastervolt 12 VDC / 110 VAC distribution panel.
Xantrex 1800 watt Pro-series inverter. (New 2013)
110V shore power system with outlets, SS power inlet, and cord.
Mastervolt battery charger. (New 2012)
Zinc saver galvanic isolator on AC system ground wire.
Fresh Water System
Optional 70-gallon fresh water capacity.
SS deck fill.
ShurFlo pressure water system pump.
8 gallon SS water heater plumbed to engine heat exchanger and 110VAC.
Whale water system filter.
Cruz-Pro multi-tank gauge system.
Sealand Vacuflush marine toilet.
20-gallon Polyethylene waste holding tank with Deck pump out and gravity drain to seacock for overboard discharge.
Snake Riverexternal tank level monitor.
Spars and Rigging
Carbon fiber mast by Hall Spars.
Optional Leisurefurl in-boom furling system with in-boom cover.
Fractional rig with swept back spreaders.
Self-tacking jib on athwartships curved track.
Schaefer headsail furling system.
Standing rigging is Navtec stainless steel rod.
Navtec integral hydraulic backstay adjuster.
Running rigging is low-stretch New England Rope.
Lewmar rope clutches.
North Sails Full Batten mainsail designed for Leisurefurl in-boom furler. (New 2012)
North Sails Furling Jib. (New 2012)
Optional North Sails G-2 assymetrical spinnaker.
Optional North Sails G-0 assymetrical spinnaker with a profurl hoistable furler.
2 Lewmar 50 CCEST electric self-tailing primary winches.
2 Lewmar 44 CCST manual secondary winches.
Anchoring and Mooring
Delta 35 lb anchor w/150’ nylon, 6’ of chain.
Anchor deployment system w/manually rotating arm and integral anchor roller in foredeck locker.
Lewmar V2 SS windlass with rope/chain gypsy.
Salt water wash-down system with SS spigot located in the anchor locker.
Docking Lines and fenders (with fleece covers)
Aluminum boat hook.
Diaphragm 12VDC bilge pump with removable strainer.
Whale Gusher 10 manual bilge pump located near helm in cockpit.
Varnished teak flagstaff and flag with cover.
Ocean-Air Skyscreens on overhead hatches.
Optional SS two piece SS folding boarding ladder.
Tool kit, spare bulbs & fuses.
Kidde Mariner 110 portable dry chemical fire extinguishers (3).
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.
Yanmar 3JH4E x SD Saildrive unit, 39HP FWC marine diesel engine.
Flex-O-Fold two blade propeller.
Yanmar engine mount pan – fiberglass.
Morris custom instrument panel at the helm with Faria gauges and SS bezels, ignition switch, start/stop buttons, audible alarms for cooling water, high temperature, and low lube oil pressure, tachometer with hour meter, and illumination switch.
Morse single lever throttle located on the pedestal.
Engine box is fitted with Soundown Vinyl/Foam composite noise reduction insulation.
Yanmar spares kit and service manual.
Racor fuel/water separator.
40-gallon aluminum fuel tank w/SS deck fill (optional extra capacity).
Cruz-Pro tank gauge.
Electronics and Navigation Equipment
ICOM IC-M422 waterproof VHF Radio w/ additional cockpit-mounted Command Microphone.
Raymarine ST60 displays (3) for speed, depth and wind mounted in the cockpit.
Optional Raymarine E120 color radar/chart plotter display at the helm. (New 2012)
Optional SR6 Satellite Weather Receiver. (New 2012)
Optional Raymarine radar antenna on ss fixed mast bracket. (New 2012)
Optional Raymarine ST6001 S1G Autopilot.
Optional Alpine AM/FM stereo and CD player with Sirius/XM (New 2012) with speakers in main salon and new cockpit speakers 2012.
Ritchie 5” pedestal mount compass with polished SS cover.