Californian 42 Trawler

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Boat REF# 147677
US$74,000.00 (Approx £60,511.90) Reduced
Length 12.80m (42'0")
Year 1977
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 2 x diesel 220hp, Perkins T6.3544M (1977)
Lying Seattle, WA USA - Shown by Appointment

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  • Contact Randy Hacker
  • Telephone +1 206 282-0110
  • Cell +1 206 713 5820
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Extra Details

Builder Marshall Boat Co
Lying Seattle, WA USA - Shown by Appointment
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Fuel capacity 2,272.8 ltr (500.0 USG) Total - 4 Tanks
Water capacity 568.2 ltr (125.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 2 x diesel 220hp
Engine make and model Perkins T6.3544M (1977)
Engine Hours engine1:   1575    engine2:   4025    engine3:   1927
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Propellers
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 8.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 10 knots
Generator output 7.5KVA

Port engine rebuilt @ 2450 hours.
Vessel hauled 07/11 with new zincs and bottom paint applied. Very minor small blisters requiring no attention. This vessel appears to be in very good condition.


Length 12.80m (42'0")
LWL 11.58m (38'0")
Beam 4.21m (13'10")
Draft Min 1.04m (3'5")
Displacement 14,059kg (31,000.1lbs)
Headroom 1.98m (6'6")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 7 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

American-built solid hull fiberglass construction.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Raw water wash tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick

The 42' features a tri-cabin layout with the salon, lower helm, galley, and dinette up in the salon. Forward is the guest stateroom which features two bunks with a private head with full shower. Aft is a large master stateroom with private master head. The master stateroom is full beam and with a double berth located port side. The master head features a full tub/shower. Wallace forced air heat system for comfort.

3 burner electric Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Fish Finder tick
Depth sounder tick

GPS, Ray Marine Garmin 2006C Chartplotter, Garmin GPS 182 Color map, fishfinder, Raymarine radar, Comnav autopilot. Custom drop down chart storage center.

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Fenders tick
Davits tick
Swim Platform tick
Instrument Covers tick
Bimini tick

Electric Ideal windlass
2 anchors
(CQR & Danforth)
76.20m (250'0") of chain
Sorenson dinghy (1989)
(Hard Dinghy)
Flybridge and window "sunbrella" covers.

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

3 bilge pumps (0 manual / 3 electric)

Broker's Comments

The Californian 42 features a semi-displacement design, a prominent bow and a long keel creating a well-tracking hull. The hull's hard chines decrease its potential for roll, and a flattened aft section provides added lift for higher speeds. Thanks to many windows and a practical layout it is perfect for Northwest cruising. The galley up design is located along the port side of the saloon, opposite an L-shaped convertible settee. The saloon features a complete lower helm station. The master stateroom is huge and features a large private head, shower and tub arrangement. This is a popular design and a very functional vessel. Not many come to market and the owner wants offers. Call to arrange a showing and let's see if this vessel will set you to sea.
She needs some attention however the bones appear solid! - Bring offers.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Californian 42 Trawler has been personally photographed and viewed by Randy Hacker of Boatshed Seattle. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.

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