Maori word meaning "Wait a Minute"
MV Waterfront 42" Chris Craft Houseboat
Description (click on Pictures to Enlarge)
Stating at the Forward Peak is a Pullman berth on the Port side. New mattress April 2008. Folding down the Teak Fiddle at the edge can extend the width of the bunk. Under the Berth is a bank of 4 Drawers, masterfully crafted in clear yellow cedar. Under the Drawers on the sole are 2 large lockers with louvered fronts for ventilation.
Above the Berth is a louvered access to an extraordinarily large locker in the forepeak. To either side of this are two beautifully constructed hanging lockers, book ending the forepeak access.Starboard of the Berth is a vanity with a lift up top, and under the vanity are 3 more lockers with the louvered yellow cedar doors. Further aft in the cabin is a large closet, long enough to hang evening gowns.
Aft of the Stateroom is the head on the port side featuring an integrated stand up shower, antique porcelain sink and plenty of lockers for storage of linens and toiletries. The cabinet has a hinge forward bin for dirty laundry integrated in. Hot and cold pressurized water is provided from the Boats Boch on demand water heater. Holding tank can be macerated and pumped overboard, or emptied via pump out.
Directly across form the Door of the Head is a large pantry with a louvered door. Aft of the is the large Galley which is midship and consists of the Galley sink and L shaped counter on the port side, and the fridge, and propane stove and oven on the Starboard side. Microwave and Coffee makers are built in,
Aft of the Galley bulkhead on the starboard side is a chart cabinet, and the fold down nav station. The Salon has 2 comfortable settees with ample storage underneath, and Huge storage capacity outboard. The interior is very uniquely done in fine wood. The salon has a brass Dickinson diesel fireplace that is plumbed with tubing for heating water. The stovetop is large enough to keep a pot of coffee at the ready. Overhead of the Galley and Salon is a large teak butterfly hatch which brightly illuminates the interior, but also allows a good view of the windex at the mast head!
Aft of each settee are lockers for storage and more closet space. The teak companionway ladder with it’s custom cast bronze treads covers the double doors of the large engine room.
There is 6 feet 3" Headroom through out the vessel. The cabin sole is a warm Honey brown wood planking.
The engine room is large enough to give access on all sides of the engine, including enough room under the engine to drop the pan and remove the pistons. The Engine is a Westerbeke 107-4 (Perkins) and has about 700 Hours on it. It has been impeccably maintained. The engine room is brightly lit with LED light banks
The cockpit is large and the deck surfaces are teak covered. Seating is on all sides of the cockpit easily accomodating 10 or more! The cockpit has a custom enclosure which adds a standup room roughly 8’x7’ for working on projects those long winter evenings. Custom Fitted Sunbrella Cushions
make the Cockpit very comfortable
The raised flush deck provides unobstructed space for working, or relaxing.