Cascade 42 Pilothouse Ketch
Cascade 42 Pilothouse Ketch for sale | 12.80m (42'0") | 1986 | 1x diesel 37hp | GRP Construction | Fin underwater profile | 5 sleeping berths | Boat REF# 120056
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|Builder||Yacht Constructors Portland OR|
Tacoma - Shown by Appointment
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|Fuel capacity||363.6 ltr (80.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks|
|Water capacity||591.0 ltr (130.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||136.4 ltr (30.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x diesel 37hp|
|Engine make and model||Westerbeke 4-107 (1986)|
|Engine Hours||engine1: 1482|
|Prop(s)||3 blade fixed|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||Not Recorded|
|Cruising speed (approx)||6 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||8 knots|
2-6V Golf Cart Batteries House, 1-8D engine start, Cruising Equipment multi-stage regulator, Stuffing box Norscott Dripless gland, Dual Racor filters.
|Draft Max||1.98m (6'6")|
Ketch rigged Aluminium spars (1986) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)
|Reefing mainsail||- Slab (unknown year)|
Seller reports all sails in excellent condition made by Waaqmeester and triple stitched. The genoa is folded and below with a new UV cover sewn on. Jiffy reefing system. Lazy jacks on both main and mizzen. The ketch runs at 7.5 knots in 12-15 knots of wind. All winches are self tailing Lewmars.
12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power
The seller reports the following:
The hull was manufactured by Yacht Constructors of Portland, OR. The "Cascade" program involved a hull built with Lloyds of London approved hand-laid-up schedule of fiberglass cloth, woven roving, and a 3”x5”beam clamp incorporated, making this one of the strongest fiberglass hulls for its size on the market. The plans were by Robert Smith, a Portland naval architect. In consultation with the architect the pilothouse was lowered by one (1’) foot and a sloped cabin top to provide better forward visibility.
The ketch was designed to sail out of the mouth of the Columbia River and therefore incorporated strength and safety features to ensure survival on the most dangerous of west coast river bars. The construction followed the architects specifications and scantlings, not the lighter ones employed by Yacht Constructors for their ready-builds. It was designed for ocean crossing. The floor timbers were made of luan mahogany fixed to the hull with fiberglass putty and additionally six layers of glass cloth laminated progressively, and the ends of the timbers secured with three layers of woven roving and resin coating of the entire assembly to secure a waterproof bilge (to prevent hull blistering and there has not been even one to date). Frames of 2” white oak were then placed at 14” intervals from the keelson to the beam clamp throughout the hull. Fiberglass insulation was then placed between the frames which were then covered with mahogany planks with a ¼” space between.
The rudder chosen was a 2’ x 4’ balanced spade rudder carried on a 4” diameter stainless steel post. The rudder tube was reinforced with fore, aft and athwartships blockings of mahogany. The tube was carried up above the cockpit floor where the hydraulic tiller was attached so that none of the hydraulic steering mechanism would be belowdecks, making repairs easier. Also all pumps and cylinders would be above the water line and less susceptible to corrosion. The steering mechanism was housed in a console containing the steering station and instrument panel. A second steering station was installed within the forward part of the pilot house, each working independently. Later a WH autopilot (controls inside and outside) was installed. At the top of the stainless steel rudder post is a quick and easy connection for the emergency tiller should it ever be needed.
Below the waterline all interior hull construction was mahogany, and above the waterline all framing was with Port Orford cedar and covered with marine mahogany ½” plywood. The deck has a 12 foot radius camber and were constructed over laminated mahogany over head deck beams covered with three (3) layers of 1/4” marine grade fir plywood using West System epoxy (which was used throughout all construction.) The cabin trunk sides were made of an outer one piece 24 foot long fir marine plywood to obtain the curves, and the inner made of Dutch 1mm Honduras mahogany ply both glued and bolted and screwed to the cedar frames. All deck beams and carlings were made of cedar. They were mortised, screwed and glued to the beam clamps and carlings. The entire exterior of the deck and cabin was then covered with fiberglass, making the top sides strong enough to with withstand breaking waves.
New safety glass recently installed in pilothouse.
|Total # of berths||5|
|No. of double berths||1|
|No. of single berths||3|
|Heads||1 heads (Manual)|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
Pilothouse interior with a low profile cabin providing 360 degree visibility provides second steering station inside, in addition to the wheel in the cockpit. Custom stainless steel countertops, top loading freezer/refrigerator powered by shore power or engine-driven compressor. Deep double basin stainless sinks. Main salon has new Dickinson Newport diesel heater.
3 burner propane Stove
Radar Furuno 24 Mile, Compass Danforth 5 inch, Auto Pilot W-H, Loran Raytheon, GPS Magellan, VHF Standard Horizon, Depth Sounder Coastal Navigator, Knotmeter Signet Analog (needs impeller)
4 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Electric Ideal windlass (with remote control)
27.43m (90'0") of chain
76.20m (250'0") of rode
Lines led aft through rope clutches.
Ideal electric windlass.
5 bilge pumps (3 manual / 2 electric)