1981 Whitby 42

Chaguaramas, TT

Whitby 42 42ft

US $62,500

Chaguaramas, TT


Jaryd Forbes



This Whitby 42 is a Cutter rigged Ketch, fully equipped and ready to go. The seller has owned this vessel for over 30 years and has cared for and upgraded her systems throughout his ownership.

She has not been sitting idle on the hard but has been sailing the Caribbean, returning to Trinidad yearly for the repairs and shelter from the Hurricane season.

One of the best Whitby 42's on the market. Turn Key!


  • Length: 42ft
  • Beam: 13' 0"
  • Draft: 5' 0"
  • Year: 1981
  • Hull: Fiberglass
  • Speed: 8
  • Status: Active

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  • Designer: Ted Brewer
  • Keel: Full Keel


  • Length Overall: 42 ft
  • Length Waterline: 32.67 ft ft
  • Max Draft: 5' 0"
  • Ballast Weight Measure: 8000 lb
  • Bridge Clearance Measure: 60' 0"
  • Beam Measure: 13' 0"


  • Total Power: 80
  • Engine Brand: Ford Lehman
  • Engine Model: 4D254
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 3100
  • Engine Power: 80 hp


  • Fresh Water Tanks: 3 (120 Gallons)
  • Fuel Tanks: 2 (120 Gallons)


  • Number of cabins: 2
  • Number of heads: 2


Primary: Delta 45lb with 150 ft. 5/16 high-test

Secondary: Bruce 33lb & Danforth 25lb with 200ft 5/8 nylon rope.

Windlass: Nielson 1000

Additional Electrical and Mechanical

  • Batteries: 6 X Victron 110AH AGM (2022)
  • Inverter: Victron 3000W (2022)

115V Electric Power Selector/Inverter

  • Battery Monitor: Victron SmartShunt (2022)

Victron VE Bus (2022)

  • Battery Charger: Victron 120 Amp (2022)
  • 30 Amp Shore Power
  • Alternators: 2 X Motorola 55 Amp
  • Solar Panels: 3 panels, 400W, 85W, 85W = 570W
  • Wind generator: Kiss 20 Amp
  • 3 blade folding Max Prop
  • Bilge Pumps: 2 X 2000 GPH electric pumps with independent switches

1 Manual bilge pump

Sails and Covers


  • Fully Battened Main sail, Harken Roller cars (2010)
  • 115% Jib (2010)
  • Medium weight Staysail (2010)
  • Short Battened Mizzen Sail (2010)
  • Storm staysail and trysail (2010) never used


  • Large dodger
  • In Port bimini
  • At Sea Bimini
  • Main, Mizzen and stay sail covers
  • Sunbrella wind tunnels for hatches
  • Sunbrella storage tents
  • Sunbrella covers for hatches, port lights, varnished teak and winches


  • 12 Cu. Ft. Isotherm air cooled chest freezer (2013)
  • 6 Cu. Ft. Isotherm air cooled chest refrigerator (2013)
  • Hillerange 3 burner stove with oven
  • Double Stainless Steel sink
  • 3 X 10Lb Aluminium propane tanks


  • GPS: Furuno GP33 Navigator
  • Depth sounder, Speed and Wind Speed: Raymarine ST-60
  • Autopilot: Raymarine S3G
  • Auto Controller: Raymarine ST 6002
  • Digital Modem: PK-232 MBX
  • VHF: Uniden ES625c
  • SSB: Yaesu FT890W Autotuner
  • Radar: Raymarine 24 Mile (2010)
  • Chart Plotter: Rayamarine 7″ Screen

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.


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