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Pronavia 42 Sport IRC Class 40 for sale in Ramsgate United Kingdom


Ramsgate United Kingdom




42.16 ft.








Make & Model

Pronavia 42 Sport IRC Class 40

Boat type



42.16 ft.

Fuel Type



Ramsgate United Kingdom

Tax status

Tax Paid



3.84 ft.


2.59 ft.



This beautiful Pronavia 42 Sport IRC is a perfect choice for performance racing. She is a moderate displacement, high ballast ratio racer with a generous sail area, designed to be highly competitive. Below decks, the design allows the navigator to sit either side of the central navigation station over the engine. Assassin has had great success on the race course, with numerous trophies since her launch. She offers up to eight cushioned berths, a galley area with stove and sink, and a separate heads compartment. The Yanmar 3JH4E engine is freshwater cooled with engine serviced in 2021. She has a fractionally rigged sloop, Marstrom carbon fibre double spreaders, and a NKE mast ram and heel screw adjuster. Accompanied by a great selection of sails, she is the perfect choice for performance racing.


The Pronavia 42 Sport IRC is a moderate displacement, high ballast ratio racer with a generous sail area, considered to be highly competitive against X-Yachts, Archambaults, and other rival racing yachts. Below decks the design allows the navigator to sit either side of the central navigation station over the engine. Assassin has proven herself on the race course: Solent Series 2019 1st Class 1 and Overall, and many trophies since, including 1st Class 1 Nabb Tower Race, Carthew Diamond Trophy 1st Class 1 Ramsgate Week 2020, 1st Gold Cup, & 1st Class 1 & 2nd overall Ramsgate Week 2022. 2022 IRC rating 1.135.

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The accommodation offers up to eight cushioned berths (new padding 2020) in saloon and quarter berths. Sail stowage forward. Galley area to port with two burner cartridge gas stove and sink. Separate heads compartment with zip canvas 'door' to starboard with Jabsco marine toilet and wash basin. Double-sided navigation station under companionway allows the navigator to sit to windward. Removable stainless steel tube frame companionway ladder with teak steps. Canvas storage bag/sprayscreen under companionway ladder.

Mechanical Systems

Yanmar 3JH4E. three-cylinder, 36hp marine diesel engine located under companionway steps. Saildrive to two-blade folding propeller. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Central fuel tank under cockpit. Single lever Morse controls. Engine serviced 2022.

Electrical Systems

Two deep discharge 12v batteries charging from engine alternator. Triple multi way isolator switches.

Spars and Deck Gear

9/10ths fractionally rigged sloop. Marstrom carbon fibre double (adjustable) spreaders, keel stepped mast. NKE hydraulic mast ram and heel screw adjuster. Discontinuous solid rod rigging. Harken twin groove headfoil (new 2017) with Foil saver pre-feeder. Forestay load cell (not connected). Hydraulic backstay tensioner located under cockpit operated from bridgedeck. Selden telescopic rod kicker with cascade. Carbon fibre boom and spinnaker pole. Lines led aft to Spinlock clutches. Structure for optional asymmetric fixed bowsprit. Four "one touch" winch handles. Full symmetric/asymmmetric spinnaker running rigging including light spinnaker sheet.

  • 2 x Harken twin drum two-speed halyard winches
  • 2 x Harken three-speed primary/sheet winches
  • 2 x Harken two-speed mainsheet winches.


  • Mainsail - Ullman - Light for regatta use - will be new for 2024
  • Mainsail - Ullman - Light racing main - late 2023
  • Mainsail - Ullman - Carbon/TFT/Twaron - 2018
  • Mainsail - Ullman - CarbonLight full roach for regatta use
  • Code 1 - Northrop/Hyde - Carbon - 2020
  • Code 2 - One Sails - 2017
  • Code 3 - Northrop - Carbon - 2021
  • Code 4 - Relling/Revolution - LIttle used
  • Storm trysail and storm jib - Orange - unused
  • Asymmetric spinnaker - North Sails
  • 2 x light spinnakers - Relling/Revolution - 2020 and 2022
  • GP Spinnaker - Relling/Revolution - 2019

Deck Equipment

  • Danforth anchor with chain
  • Six canvas rope tidy bags

Navigation Equipment

  • B&G Halcyon electronic compass
  • Icom VHF DSC radio
  • 2 x B&G MFD's in cockpit
  • Analogue gust steering indicator
  • B&G instruments, speed, depth, wind (wand serviced 2019) including Hercules 2000 performance computer
  • Integrated GPS with pushpit mounted received
  • 3 x B&G 20/20 displays on mast
  • LED navigation lights
  • Hand bearing compass

Safety Equipment

  • Lifebuoy with floating light and drogue
  • Heaving line
  • Jackstays
  • Flares (new 2022)
  • First aid kit (updated 2021)
  • Manual and electric bilge pumps


Built in 2009 by Pronavia Yachts, Sweden to a Chris Stimpson design. Epoxy hull construction with carbon fibre reinforced and engineered structure making her very stiff fore and aft. Carbon fibre gate tiller with two Spinlock telescopic tiller extensions. Keel bulb of some 3.2 tonnes with a draft of 2.63m.

Additional Equipment

  • Six person liferaft available by separate negotiation

The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.




Chris Stimpson



7,268 kg


1 x Yanmar 3JH4E

Length Overall

12.85 metres

Waterline Length

10.77 metres


The Pronavia 42 Sport IRC Class 40 is 42 feet long that boasts a 3.8 feet beam