Brooms are pleased to introduce the latest addition to their range of luxury cruising motor yachts, the Broom 425. The design incorporates many new features that have been recently developed across the range, plus new ideas created by Naval architect, Andrew Wolstenholme and our in-house design team headed up by Lucinda Westley. The exterior has our latest concept in styling and incorporates steps both sides of the transom which have proved to be so successful on the Broom 450 and Broom 365. The design makes use of frameless windows and the latest techniques of bonding the windows to the superstructure.
The interior provides for a really superior guest cabin with a large shower and toilet compartment. The berth can be easily converted from twins to a double. The spacious deck/ saloon has corner seating and a table to port side with chairs being made portable to provide two comfortable dining seats at the main table. Alternatively owners can choose the dinette layout, which incorporates an additional seating area adjacent to and on the same level as the galley.
The 425 is available with a single engine giving speeds of up to 18 knots.
|Length overall:||43ft 3 (13.2m)|
|Deck length:||39ft 9 (12.1m)|
|Waterline length:||37ft 8 (11.49m)|
|Beam:||13ft 11 (4.24m)|
|Draught:||3ft 6 (1.06m)|
|Overall height mast down:||10ft 10 (3.3m)|
|Weight (approx):||13 tons (11973kg)|
|Fuel:||(single engine): 2 x 92.4 gallons (2 x 420Ltr) , (twin engines): 2 x 138 gallons (2 x 630Ltr)|
|Water:||100 gal (454Ltr)|
Hull Design and Construction
The mouldings are of excellent quality and are produced using hand laid chopped strand mat and woven rovings in Lloyds approved isopthalic gel coat and resin, over double brushed isopthalic gel coat all but eliminating the risk of osmosis. Substantial transverse and longitudinal stringers are Incorporated throughout the hull for strength. The hull and deck joint is both riveted and bonded.
The layout provides an easy to use boat when either passing through locks, low bridges or just mooring up, yet also provides comfort and safety when cruising offshore. A major feature of the 425 is the easy and safe access from both sides of the transom with more than adequate safety rails and handholds. The large aft deck area has a door at the aft end for added security. There is also a large dinette seating area with table for outside dining. Teak type decking on the bathing platform and deck steps is provided as standard, together with a boarding ladder.
Ergonomically well laid out, the console design permits ease of monitoring the engine systems and navigation equipment, together with an excellent view. Weather protection is provided by the large windscreen. A two part hood protects the cockpit area and helmstation.
The essential part of any serious cruising boat. Broom have condensed
many years of experience and developed a practical and attractive
work area. The galley is complete with stainless steel sink unit with hot
and cold mixer tap. There is a three-burner hob unit with oven and grill,
cutlery drawer, cupboards, electric refrigerator, as well as an opening
window and ventilator.
The spacious saloon has corner seating and a table to portside with chairs being made portable to provide two comfortable dining seats at the main table. Opposite the settee is an attractive sideboard with cabinets, and provision for a T.V. Opening windows are provided in the saloon.
Upholstery and Interior Fabrics
The choice of materials is very flexible to meet owner requirements. Externally, vinyl covering is standard material in a single colour with piping. Internally the owner is free to choose from the range of materials offered by our interior designers.
Forward Guest Cabin
The forward guest cabin comprises twin 'V' berths with upholstered
headboards and hull linings, a wardrobe, a mirror, drawers and shelves.
There are also roof and individual reading lights, as well as a
ventilation/escape hatch in roof and opening windows.
The forward guest cabin in the 425 is really superior with a large shower and toilet compartment. The berth can easily be converted from twins to a double (please note double berth illustrated in photograph). Roof and individual reading lights. Escape/ ventilation hatch in roof.
Aft Master Cabin
The aft cabin is a Broom speciality and the 42 takes this concept a
stage further. There is a large double berth, spacious wardrobes,
ample drawer space and full headroom. Transom mounted windows
give plenty of light and also provide a means for escape, as required by
the latest European safety standards.
Aft Master Head
Complete with sea toilet, moulded wash basin and vanity unit with a cupboard and mirror. Mixer tap for hot and cold water supply. 240 volt shaving point. Towel rail and toilet paper holder, plus toothbrush and glass holder.
Only the best marine diesel engines are considered for the 425. The standard specification provides for a single or twin inboard diesel units. For full details of the engine options, and performance figures, please see price list. Each engine is fitted with full instrumentation, flexible mounts and shaft couplings, water-cooled exhaust and silencer.
Full instrumentation with auto alarm systems, water temperature and oil pressure gauges, electric engine stop controls. Engine hour meter, compass, speed and distance recorder, depth sounder. Single lever controls for gear-change and speed control.
Engine and domestic batteries have a 12 volt system. Each engine has its own starting battery and both engine and domestic batteries are charged through diode splitters. A 240 volt ring is installed for connecting to shore supply when ordinary domestic equipment can be used. All 240 volt and 12 volt circuits are protected by circuit breakers.
The single engine boat has a large rudder with keel skeg protection for rudder and propeller. Twin engine craft have twin rudders which are shallower than the keel
-Bathing platform with built-in steps to deck.
-Tinted glass except for upper curved screen.
-Full width mast arch hinged for easy lowering.
-Spray hood forward of mast, plus canopy aft enclosing sundeck
-8 deck cleats.
-All-round stainless steel deck rails with opening each side and at transom.
-Electric anchor winch.
-Anchor in stemhead carrier.
-15 fathoms anchor chain.
-4 mooring ropes.
-4 fenders with lanyards.
-Boarding ladder on bathing platform.
-Ventilators in each cabin.
-Full set of navigation lights.
-Electric horn -Electric screen wiper.
-Mast deck lights.
-Aft deck seat cushions.
-Table on aft deck.
-Toughened glass windows.
-Opening hatch in each cabin.
-Lower front screen cover.
-Ensign staff and flag.
-Stainless steel fendering to deck edges.
-VHF radio -Engine tachometers.
-Oil pressure gauges with alarms.
-Temperature gauges with alarm.
-Speed and distance recorder.
-Compass/ fuel contents gauges/ fresh water gauge.
-Calorifier water system with immersion heater.
-Ringmain connected to fridge, with outlet in engin. room and one 240 volt plug point in each cabin, complete with shoreline.
-Remote battery isolating switches.
-Seacocks on all inlets below waterline.
-Rudder position indicator.
-Engine hour meters.
-Automatic fire extinguisher in engine room.
-3 hand held fire extinguishers.
-Fire blanket -Clock and barometer.
-Radio CD player with speakers in saloon.
-Galley extractor fan.
-Hot air heating in each cabin.
-Electric fridge -Washer/ dryer.
-Avonite work surfaces in galley and toilets.
-Gas hob and oven.
-Pressurised fresh water system.
-Battery charger-60 amp.
-Battery state indicator.
-2 sea toilets (electric).
-Waste tank available (please see price list).
-2 shaver points -2 electric bilge pumps.
-High capacity manual bilge pump.
-Engine room bilge pump.
-Separate engine start and domestic batteries.
-Tool kit -Gas cylinders.
-Navigation equipment: Brooms have their own electronics specialist. Quotations available for complete navigation package.