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Independence
1976 | 42' Bruno & Stillman Motor Yacht for Sale

1976 Bruno & Stillman

42' (12.85m) - Independence

Unique Bruno & Stillman Custom Downeast - Recent Complete Refit


Vessel ID# 2790814      Last Updated: 2022-09-28 16:40:00

$ 189,000 USD

€ 180,058 Euros
€ 256,820 CAD

Description

Independence is a classic Down East motor yacht built by Bruno & Stillman in 1976.  She underwent a complete refit in 2016, where no expense was spared in having her completely rebuilt; virtually everything was replaced by marine industry professionals out of Herrington Harbor North in Deale, MD.  Over $250,000 was invested to restore this beautiful yacht to new condition with the exception of the final interior fit and finish, which was completed in 2020.  She is now a classic beauty, rebuilt and ready for her next owner!


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Data Sheet

LOA: 42' 2" (12.85 Meters)

Type: Power - Used

Year: 1976

Beam: 13' 6"

Bridge Clearance: ' "

Draft Max: 4' 5"

Draft Min: ' "

Cabins: 1

Sleeps: 2

Single Berths: 2

Heads: 1

Maximum Speed: 15 Knots

Cruise Speed: 12 Knots

Range NMI:

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Fuel Tank: 220 Gallons (832.79 Liters)

Fresh Water: 100 Gallons (378.54 Liters)

Holding Tank: 30 Gallons (113.56 Liters)

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BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST - INDEPENDENCE - MEDIA

To view media files on Independence type or cut and paste these links (case sensitive) into your web browser:

- Virtual Tour: www.bit.ly/INDEVT

- Video Tour: www.bit.ly/INDEVIDEO

- Slideshow: www.bit.ly/INDESLIDE

NOTE: The exterior brightwork is scheduled for maintenance in August 2022. 

BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST – INDEPENDENCE – 2016 INSTALLATIONS

During the rebuild all systems aboard the boat have been newly installed.  The boat is basically a 1976 hull with virtually everything else rebuilt or replaced including: 

- Blueprinted Rebuild of the Twin Cat Diesel Engines 

- Generator

- Exhaust System

- Fuel System

- Steering System

- House Water System

- Black & Grey Water System

- Wiring & Electrical System

- Electronics

- Air Conditioning

- Windows

- Ports

- Hatch

- Thru hulls

- Hardware

- Interior joinery

- Interior & Exterior Overheads

- Interior & Exterior Brightwork (exterior brightwork is scheduled for maintenance in August 2022) 

BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST – INDEPENDENCE – 2020 INSTALLATIONS

Salon:

- Complete rebuild of teak and holly sole and engine access hatches

- TV Lift Cabinet and television

- Starboard Aft HVAC cabinet w/high gloss white top and USB charging ports

Head:

- Installed teak and holly sole and backsplash

- Installed new Raritan Atlantes Freedom-Vortex toilet

Upper Galley:

- New L-shaped mahogany cabinetry with Ruvati drop-in stainless-steel sink with single stem faucet

- Under counter Vitrifrigo refrigerator/freezer with icemaker

- High-gloss solid surface white counter tops

Lower Galley:

- Custom-build mahogany cabinetry to house new full-size refrigerator, microwave and toaster oven

Forward Cabin:

- Installed foam backed hull liners

- Installed Lumitec dimmable LED recess lights and dimmer

Aft Deck:

- Refinished nonskid in cockpit

BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST - INDEPENDENCE - WALKTHROUGH

As you approach Independence you are struck by the mahogany deck house and the impressive rake of the green hull on this classically designed custom Down East yacht.  She is a stand out, one of a kind and it shows.  

Deck:

Boarding the yacht at the stern and walking forward you are protected by a stainless steel railing which surrounds the side deck, fore deck and bow pulpit.  Hand holds are found along the forward cabin top.  The fore deck features an opening hatch to the sleeping quarters below and a deck mounted bow sprit, which houses an electric windless, chain stop, two cleats, anchor and mount. 

Aft Deck:

The aft deck is covered by a hard top finished with mahogany and wainscot with a ceiling fan center mounted. There is a full beam bench seat at the stern, protected by a mahogany railing, with a gate opening to the swim platform mounted on the stern. A Shore power receptacle is mounted on the starboard side of the bench, with a swim shower on the port side. Two bench seats are found port and starboard.  Double sliding doors are mounted on the forward bullhead which open into the salon.  

Salon:

The large, airy salon is surrounded on all sides by opening windows and is appointed with high gloss mahogany paneling and a mahogany and wainscot overhead, with led lighting.  A cabinet with shelf top is found aft on the starboard side with additional cabinets along the port side. Seating is offered by a sofa along the starboard side and directors chairs to port. Stereo speakers are found at the aft bulkhead. Moving forward the upper galley located at the forward port section and the helm opposite on the starboard side. 

Upper Galley:

The upper galley features built in cabinetry with under counter drawers and lockers, stainless steel sink, and refrigerator/freezer drawer unit.  

Helm:

The helm is found at the forward starboard side of the salon and features fullf instruments and controls including, classic captains wheel, dual engine gauges and Morse engine controls, magnetic compass, Garman navigation equipment, VHF radio, electrical panels, windless, bilge pump and heater controls. 

Forward Cabin:

The forward cabin is divided into two sections.  Lower galley and sleeping quarters:

Lower Galley:

Descending the stairs from the salon, the lower galley is to port featuring a stainless refrigerator/freezer unit, microwave oven and a convection oven, with storage locker underneath.

The forward section of the cabin houses sleeping quarters with twin births, port and starboard with drawers, and lockers below.  There is a ½ height hanging locker mid cabin which separates the sleeping quarters from the lower galley.  

Head:

The head is found in the aft starboard section of the forward cabin and features a countertop with sink and cabinets underneath, along with a 120 vac outlet and toilet paper holder. A marine head is found at the forward bulkhead, with a full size shower opposite in the aft section of the head. 

BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST - INDEPENDENCE - ACCOMODATIONS

Independence as currently configured provides sleeping accommodations for 2 people in the forward cabin:

- 2 berths, port and starboard forward

There is ample room to add convertible sofa sleeping accommodations in the salon if desired.  

BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST – INDEPENDENCE – SALON

The large salon is accessed via double sliding doors opening to the aft deck and features: 

- Mahogany joinery (2016); lower side paneling completed 2020

- Mahogany and wainscot overhead (2016) 

- LED overhead lighting (2016)

- Custom widows (opening) and windshields (2016)

- Dual Memphis stereo speakers (2016)

- 120 vac outlets (2016)

- 12 vdc USB charging outlets (2016)

- 2 Leaf folding table

- Teak & Holly sole (2020)

- Kidde carbon monoxide alarm

- Dometic Air Conditioner control panel (2016)

- Headroom 78 inches

BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST – INDEPENDENCE – HELM

The helm is found in the forward starboard section of the salon and features:

- Classic captain’s wheel (2016)

- Dual engine gauges (2016)

- Engine coolant alarm (2016)

- Dual Morse gearshift/throttle controls (2016)

- Danforth Global Balance magnetic compass (2016)

- Trim tab controls (2016)

- Bilge pump controls (2016)

- Windshield Wiper controls (2016)

- Anchor windless controls (2016)

- Fireboy fire suppression system emergency pull (2016)

- SeaStar heating system controls (2016)

- 12 vdc electrical control panel (2016)

- 120 vac electrical control panel (2016)

- Battery selector switch (2016)

- Shore power/Generator switch (2016)

- Garman VHF 200 marine radio (2016)

- Garman GPSmap 4210 chartplotter (2016)

- Garman Multi-Function Display (2016)

- Fan, 12 vdc

- Helmsman chair/stool

- Headroom 73 inches

BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST – INDEPENDENCE – UPPER GALLEY

The upper galley is found in the forward port section of the salon and features:

- Built in cabinetry W/under counter drawers and storage lockers (2020)

- Stainless steel sink w/hot and cold running water (2020)

- Vitrifrigo 8.1 cu.ft refrigerator/freezer; 12-24 vdc, 100-240 vac (2016)

- Headroom 74 inches

BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST – INDEPENDENCE – FORWARD CABIN

The forward cabin is divided into two sections, a lower galley and sleeping quarters:

Lower Galley:

- Vitrifrigio 8.1 cu.ft. Refrigerator Freezer (dc/ac power)

- Oster Microwave Oven

- Kitchen Aid Convection Oven

- Built in joinery (2020)

- Overhead upholstery (2020) 

- LED overhead light (2020)

- Headroom 73 inches

Sleeping Quarters:

- Mahogany joinery (2016)

- 2 berths, one port side, one starboard; with drawers and lockers below

- Overhead LED light (2020)

- 2 Opening portlights, one port, one starboard (2016)

- 1 Opening overhead hatch (2016)

- Anchor locker access

- Wainscot overhead; partial (2016)

- Overhead upholstery (2020) 

- Headroom 76 inches

BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST – INDEPENDENCE – HEAD

The head is located opposite the lower galley on the starboard side and includes:

- Corian counter w/molded sink, w/hot & cold running water (2016)

- Raritan Atlantes Freedom Vortex-Vac marine head (2016)

- Separate standing shower, w/hot & cold running water

- 120 vac outlet (2016)

- Overhead LED lights (2020)

- Towel hooks

- Under sink locker

- Behind sink locker

- Upholstered overhead (2020)

- 1 Opening portlight (2016)

- Headroom 73 inches

BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST – INDEPENDENCE – AFT DECK

The spacious aft deck is accessed via double sliding doors at the rear of the salon and features:

- Mahogany joinery

- Full beam transom bench

- Bench seating port and starboard

- Mahogany rail around aft bench w/gate to swim platform

- Mahogany and wainscot overhead 

- Ceiling Fan

- 2 bulkhead mounted lamps

- Transom locker

- Swim shower w/hot & cold running water

- Headroom 89 inches

BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST – INDEPENDENCE – FOREDECK, HULL & DECK EQUIPMENT

The foredeck is accessed via port and starboard walkways running along the salon cabin sides or a hatch in the forward cabin and features:

- Stainless Steel Railing; encircling the side decks, foredeck and bow pulpit

- Mahogany sided cabin

- Mahogany gunwale cap

- Mahogany hand rails, along port and starboard cabin top

- Mahogany bow pulpit/anchor mount

- Good electric windless; model D850 (2016)

- ROCNA 33 73 lb anchor (2016)

- 5/16 BBB anchor chain (2016)

- 5/8” Anchor rode, 300 ft (2016)

- 4 opening portlights (2016)

- 10 Custom commercial grade sliding windows (2016)

- 3 Windshields (center opening) (2016)

- Foredeck hatch (2016)

- Search light, cabin top mounted (2016)

- Dual horns (2016)

- Running lights

- Mahogany mast w/VHF antenna, radar antenna, anchor light

- 6 Cleats

- Deck scuppers (2016)

- Fuel & water fills

- Waste pump out

- Swim platform (2016)

- Bronze thru hulls (2016)

- Engine stringers (2016)

- Bright work had 7-8 coats of All wood 2016 (scheduled for maintenance August 2022)

- Bottom barrier coat (2016)

- Hull painted w/Awlgrip – 2016

- Full canvas covers for deck house

- Dockside fresh water hookup

- 50 amp shore power receptacle

- 50 amp shore power line

- 50 Amp/30 amp shore power Y adapter

- Fenders

- Dock lines

- Boat hook

- Wash down hose, brush & bucket

- Miscellaneous cleaning supplies

BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST – INDEPENDENCE – ELECTRONICS/NAVIGATION

- Garman 24 HD Radar (2016)

- Garman GPSmap 4210 chart plotter (2016)

- Garman Multi-Function Display (2016)

- Garman GHP hydraulic corepack autopilot

- Garman VHF 200 marine radio (2016)

- Clarion M303 Stereo/CD player (2016)

- Dual Memphis stereo speakers (2016) (inoperable)

- Flat screen TV in lift cabinet

BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST – INDEPENDENCE - ELECTRICAL

The electrical system was professionally replaced in 2016

- Paneltronics AC Electrical Panel (2016)

- Paneltronics DC Electrical Panel (2016)

- KUBOTA 8.5 kw diesel generator, fresh water cooled (74 hours)

- Ancor marine-grade safety wiring throughout (2016)

- 2 West Marine Dual Purpose 1730 Starting/Deep Cycle 8D Batteries - 2016

- 2 West Marine genset starting battery - 2016

- 6 Gel cell 6-volt house batteries – 2016

- Battery selector switch (2016)

- 2 50 apm alternators (2016)

- IOTA  DLS-90 power converter (2016)

- ProMariner ProSport 20 plus Triple Bank Marine Battery Charger (2016)

- 50 Amp shore power line

- 50 Amp/30 Amp Shore Power Y Adapter

- LED cabin lighting (2016)

- LED running lights (2016)

BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST – INDEPENDENCE - MECHANICAL

- Twin 3280 Natural CATS blueprinted rebuild by a top Caterpillar tech 

- Twin disc gear boxes (2016)

- Rebuilt Starters

- Aqualift mufflers (2016)

- Dripless shaft seals (2016)

- Reverso Oil X-Changer System

- 3 Raw water strainers (2016)

- Telaflex hydraulic steering system (2016)

- 2 Steering stations (2016), aft station not fully installed

- Morse engine controls (2016)

- Engine gauges (2016)

- Primary & Secondary fuel filter system, professionally installed (2016)

   - 2 Parker Raycor 500 MA diesel fuel filter and water separators (2016)

   - Parker Raycor R20S diesel fuel filter and water separator (2016)

   - Fuel lines (2016)

   - Fuel tanks (2016)

- House fresh water system, professionally installed (2016)

   - PENTAIR ShureFlow Aqua King II 18.9 LPM water pump (2016)

   - ITT Jabsco accumulator tank (2016)

   - Fresh water filtration system (2016)

   - KUUMA  20 gallon hot water heater, electric and engine drive (2016)

   - 2 Water tanks, 100 gal total (2016)

   - Water lines (2016)

   - Manifold system (2016)

- Black and grey water system, professionally installed (2016)

   - Black water holding tank, 50 gal (2016)

   - West Marine Macerator Pump (2016)

   - West Marine 1000 gph shower sump pump (2016)

   - Y Valve (2016)

   - All hoses (2016) 

- Air Conditioning & Heating System, professionally installed (2016)

    - 16,000 BTU Dometic Air Conditioning Units w/control panels (2016)

    - Dometic coollant water pumps (2016)

    - Raw water strainers (2016)

- 2 Rule 1500 bilge pump w/float switch (2016)

- 1 Rule 500 bilge pump w/float switch (2016)

- 2 Engine room blowers (2016)

BRUNO STILLMAN CUSTOM 42 DOWN EAST – INDEPENDENCE – SAFETY EQUIPMENT

- 7 Off-Shore Adult Off-Shore Life Jackets – Type 1 PFD 

- 1 Watersport PFD – Tpe III – Adult Extra Large

- 1 Recreational Inflatable PFD – Type V – Adult

- Flair gun

- Whistle 

- SOS distress flag

- Fireboy fire suppression system (2016)

- First Alert smoke detector

- Kidde carbon monoxide alarm

Disclaimer

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.

ENGINES

Engine 1
  • Engine Make: Caterpillar Natural
  • Engine Model: 3280
  • Engine Year:
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Power HP: 210.00
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours:
Engine 2
  • Engine Make: Caterpillar Natural
  • Engine Model: 3280
  • Engine Year:
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Power HP: 210.00
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours:

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Multimedia

Slideshow of 42 Bruno & Stillman "Independence"

Video of 42 Bruno & Stillman "Independence"

Virtual Tour of Bruno & Stillman Downeast 42

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For more information about this yacht please contact Curtis Stokes and Associates, Inc.
We look forward to working with you!

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Jason Hinsch

Jason Hinsch

Yacht Broker

Annapolis, MD
Direct: 1-443-808-1657
Toll Free: 1-855-266-5676
Office: 1-410-919-4900
Email: jason@curtisstokes.net

A native of Miami, Florida Jason grew up around boats and boating. He started sailing at the Coconut Grove Sailing Club at the age of 8 and got his first boat, a sunfish, at 11. He worked for his father, a professional yacht captain, 7 summers running from the age of 14; working out of Jones Boat Yard and Richard Bertram Yacht Yard, maintaining Trumpy, Burger and Feadship motor yachts. A graduate of Florida State University and study programs in London, England and Urbino, Italy, Jason moved to Washington DC to attend graduate school at George Washington University; followed by a career in international distribution with a focus on consultative sales, marketing and contract negotiation. A long-time resident of the Annapolis, Maryland, Jason is a member of the Chesapeake Yacht Club and an Eastport Yacht Club alumnus.  Jason cruised the Chesapeake for 10 years aboard his Columbia 10.7, before becoming an avid racer; participating in the Pirates Cove Race Club's Wednesday night series on the West River, as well as various CBYRA Bay races for the last 23 seasons.  After teaching his son’s to sail aboard their Hunter 27, Jason and his family can now be found cruising the Chesapeake aboard their Beneteau 381. We are pleased this seasoned sales professional and life-long boating enthusiast has joined our team here at Curtis Stokes Associates; where he is focused on helping sellers find the right buyer and buyers find right boat.

Jason can be reached at Jason@CurtisStokes.net or call 410-507-1259.

Curtis Stokes & Associates

Curtis Stokes & Associates

Annapolis, MD
Phone: 1-410-919-4900
Toll Free: 1-855-266-5676
Fax: 1-954-807-1445
Email: info@curtisstokes.net
Website: https://www.curtisstokes.net

Curtis Stokes & Associates have a brokerage office in Annapolis, Maryland.

Annapolis, a world famous boating center and cruising area is on the the Chesapeake Bay. Annapolis is home to the US Naval Academy whose students are seen practicing their skills on the water daily. Annapolis was once the United States capitol as well as being the capitol of Maryland today. The city is steeped in history which has been well preserved for interesting local architecture and scenic waterfront views everywhere.

Annapolis hosts the US Sailboat and US Powerboat Shows every fall bringing boaters from all over to see newly built boats and yachting accessories on display.



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