42′ Tayana Vancouver



Located In: La Paz, BCS, Mexico
Year: 1988
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Yachtworld Number: 3715952

This very popular Robert Harris design has been a hallmark of top of the line, go anywhere in the world cruising yachts. Built by the famous Ta Yang Yacht Building Company in Taiwan, Beautiful Day is offered for sale and shows exacting care and pride of ownership. This bluewater cruising, aft cockpit cutter, features a cut away full keel, skeg rudder, and keel stepped mast. The luxurious interior is finely crafted with quality woodwork throughout and features a sumptuous salon, modern galley, and two large staterooms fore and aft.

This fine vessel is totally turn key and ready to cruise today. Possibly the finest on the market! Be sure to click on full specs to see all she has to offer.

Located in the heart of the world’s best cruising grounds. La Paz, Mexico, the gateway to the Sea of Cortez. Dozens of gorgeous anchorages with white sand beaches, crystal clear warm turquoise water, many within a days sail to downtown La Paz.

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.

Financial and titling transactions are conducted in the US or Canada by licensed agents. An offshore purchase means great savings and the process is more hassle-free than you may think! Call for details.

La Paz Yachts
Tom Murray, Broker
La Paz, BCS, Mexico 23000
011 52 (612) 123-1948


Builder: Ta Yang Yacht Building Co. Ltd.
Designer: Bill Harris
Keel: Full
LOA: 47 ft 3 in
Beam: 12 ft 5 in
LWL: 33 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 8 in
Displacement: 29157 lbs
Ballast: 11800 lbs
Headroom: 7 ft 0 in
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Engine Power: 45 HPCruising Speed: 6 knots
Maximum Speed: 7 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: (170 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (130 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (20 Gallons)
Large king-sized v-berth forward with lockers on both sides. Salon midships with sea berths both sides and fold out dining table, nav station aft of salon, huge galley with island, double berth aft port; large storage area under cockpit accessible through companion way ladder.


  • Refrigeration: Sea frost 2014
  • Freezer: Sea frost 2014 – air cooled
  • Stove: Princess 4 burner propane
  • Sink: yes
  • Water system: pressure
  • Water heater: 10 Gals.

Navigation and electronics

  • Radio: VHF, SSB – Icom (2019)
  • Radar: Furuno, 16 mile range
  • VHF (#1): Icom
  • VHF (#2): Standard Horizon handheld (Dec 2019)
  • VHF #3: Standard Horizon Cmp31B (Dec 2019)
  • Auto Pilot: B&G
  • Chart Plotter: Garmin
  • GPS: Garmin
  • Compass: Richie
  • Stereo: Bluetooth
  • Depth Sounder: B&G pod (2020)
  • Repeater: yes
  • Wind Speed & Direction: B&G pod
  • Knot Meter/Log: B&G pod
  • Rudder Angle: yes
  • Satellite Navigation: Yes
  • Satellite Communication: Yes
  • Other: Iridium GO (2020), 2 new sim cards


  • Batteries: x3 lead acid, 400 amp hours
  • Battery Parallel Switch: yes
  • Battery Monitor: Vector
  • Electrical System: DC 12V, AC 110V
  • Inverter: 2000W(2019)
  • Interior Lighting: LED lights through out
  • Battery Charger: Xantrac
  • Regulator: yes
  • Inverter: 2000W Xantrac
  • Solar Panels: 4x 60 watts
  • Dockside Electrical Cable: 55′ 30 amp power cable
  • Generator: Honda 200I
  • Alternator: yes
  • Other: wiring redone in 2014 where necessary


  • Sails: Main, Jib, Spinnaker, #1 Genoa, #2 Genoa, Staysail, Yankee
  • Types of sails: Cruise Equipped
  • Mfg. Of Most Sails: Neil Pryde
  • Boom Vang: soft
  • Mainsheet Traveler: yes
  • Preventer/Boombrake: dutchman
  • Backstay Adjuster: double turnbuckles
  • Roller Furling: 2 x profurl
  • Mast: yes
  • Stepped On: deck
  • Standing Rigging: replaced 2017 by professional reigger
  • Whisker: yes
  • Lines Led Aft: yes
  • Winches: approx 11 – all ST’s

Deck and hull equipment

  • Anchor 1: CQR articulated, 200′ chain
  • Anchor 2: Bruce, 30′ chain, 200′ line
  • Anchor 3: Danforth – stern, 20′ chain, 150′ line
  • Anchor windlass: Lofrans Tigress
  • Anchor Davit/Bow Rollers: yes
  • Lights: Navigation, Spreader, Deck
  • Lifelines/Stanchions: all new life lines 2017
  • Gates: new 2017
  • Ladders: Boarding
  • Bow Pulpit: yes
  • Dinghy Davits: Manual
  • Dinghy/Motor: Avon, Nissan 2-stroke, 8.8 hp
  • Deck Wash Down System: Saltwater
  • Covers & Curtains: Aft-deck Curtains, Bimini top, Dodger
  • Deck Material: Teak
  • Other: New water regulator (2021)
    West Marine 50′ water hose (2021)
    New Tailor Made Fenders (2021)


  • Bilge Pump: x2
  • Raw Water Sea Strainer: yes
  • Fire Extinguishing System: CO2 Manual
  • Fuel Filters: Racor
  • Fuel shut off: Stove, Engine, Fume Detector
  • Lube Oil Storage & Transfer System: yes
  • Fresh water cooling system: yes
  • Head Type: Overboard
  • Holding Tank: Manual
  • Heater: Hurricane
  • Watermaker: Katadyn 12 volt
  • Propeller: 3 blade sail prop fixed
  • Extra Propeller: 3 blade
  • Full Shaft: 1 (New cutlass baring 2021)
  • Steering: Wheel
  • Engine Alarm: yes

Safety Equipment

  • Lifejackets: x 6 Standard 3 Automatic LPU’s
  • Lifesling: yes (2021)
  • Life Ring: yes
  • EPIRB: yes – new battery 2017
  • Jack Lines: yes


  • ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT: Spear gun (2021)
    Assorted lures poles and equipment (NEW 2021)
    Wet suits 2 Large/Extra large (2021)
    Snorkel gear X3 (2021)
  • EXCLUSIONS: Personal items stowed in 2 military A3 bags (Clothing, power tools)