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2006 Catalina 42 MkII

Norwalk, United States


It is hard to find a great sailing boat that also serves a a family cruiser that has been exceptionally maintained in the current brokerage market. Spirit Alive is such a boat. This three cabin model has the  popular Pullman style forward cabin and two stern cabins. Sleeps 6 adults comfortably with option for sleeping two more in main cabin! Two heads, three burner stove with oven, refrigerator, microwave, 1,000 watt inverter.  Furling main, radar and chart plotter, autopilot, electric windless, electric winch and much more. Cruise, club race, or enjoy the sunset on this fine Catalina 42 MKII. 

Basic Boat Info

Price: $159,000 (Sale Pending)
Make: Catalina
Model: 42 MkII
Year: 2006
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 42 ft
Length Overall: 43'2 ft
Waterline Length: 36 ft
Beam: 13'10 ft
Max Draft: 4'10 ft
Displacement: 20,500 lb
Cabin Headroom: 6'8 ft
Dry Weight: 20,500 lb
Ballast: 8,300 lb
Double Berths: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH4E
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 54hp
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Engine Hours: 1100
Cruising Speed: 7 kn
Propeller RPM: 2600
Maximum Speed: 8.3 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 46 gal
Water Tanks: 4
Water Tank Capacity: 131 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 52 gal


Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Cruisers


Tom Pilkington
Please contact Tom Pilkington, CPYB, central agent for further information and full specifications on this vessel. Tom would be delighted to give you a first hand personal description of the vessel and its features.
Prestige Yacht Sales


Prestige Yacht Sales
48 Calf Pasture Beach Road
Norwalk, Connecticut, US, 06855


Varnished teak joinery and ash side paneling. Excellent light and ventilation provided by the aluminum-framed (five) overhead opening hatches and (six) opening side ports. The three cabin interior invites friends and crew to gather around a table that seats everyone comfortably. Gourmet side galley with three burner/oven stove in the center flanked by sink and refrigerator. Second head aft,and navigation station to port are both convenient to the cockpit. The navigation station is located just aft of the salon table with generous storage under the lift up desk top. The navigation desk features instrument panels for DC and AC electronics. The Pullman owner's berth forward features side-by-side full length hanging locker and dresser drawers with seat in between. Additional storage is provided under and on shelves above the 6' 5" double berth. The head is forward with separate, enclosed shower compartment. Each aft cabin has a roomy double berth with seat and hanging locker. Numerous recessed LED and halogen lights contribute to an inviting atmosphere. Generous storage throughout allows for comfortable, extended cruising.

  • Varnish Finish on Interior
  • Cabin Window Shades
  • Custom Molded Counter Tops
  • Navigation Station with Chart Table and Chart Storage
  • Owner’s Stateroom with Large Double Berth, Hanging Locker, Bureau with Drawers, and Private Head Forward
  • Ash Veneer Bulkheads and Teak Trim
  • Storage Lockers, Cabinets and Drawers
  • Ultra leather Main Cabin Upholstery Color: night navy
  • Inner Spring Mattresses on Fore and Aft berths and Custom Fitted Sheet




  • Top and Front Loading Refrigerator/Freezer 6 cubic feet, D.C. Powered System
  • Built-in Microwave Oven, A.C. Powered
  • Double Stainless Steel Sinks
  • Gimbaled Three Burner Stove with Oven, Stainless Steel, L.P.G.
  • Eight Drawers, Three Cabinets, Counter Top Storage
  • Additional storage in two drawers under the adjacent settee
  •  Edson Pedestal Steering w/44" dia leather-covered destroyer wheel
  • Ritchie 5” SP5C Compass w/stainless steel Binnacle
  • Engine Controls on the Edson Pedestal
  • (2) Combing Compartments, port and starboard
  • (2) Deep Lazarettes
  • Two opening hatches for aft cabins
  • Walk-Through Transom with transom-mounted swim ladder and two transom seats over storage lockers
  • Winches Primary: Two Lewmar 54 chrome bronze, self-tailing
  • Winches Secondary: Two Halyard Cabin Top: Lewmar 40 chrome bronze, self-tailing, port winch motorized
  • All lines accessible from the cockpit
  • Canvas Package: (1) Pedestal Cover, (4) Winch Covers, Dodger Side Panels (2) and window Cover (1), Color: Captains Navy
  • Cockpit Cushions
  • Cockpit Bimini/Dodger Combo, Color: Captains Navy
  • Anti-skid floor surfacing adjacent the cockpit pedestal provides secure footing on slanted cockpit sole in wet weather


  • One Piece Fiberglass Hull, White
  • One Piece Fiberglass Deck, White with gray Two-Tone
  • “T” Cockpit with Contoured Combings
  • Walk Thru Stern with Transom Boarding Platform
  • Stern Boarding Ladder with Contour Treads
  • Port and Aft Storage Lockers/Seats on Transom
  • Port and Starboard Deep Lazarette storage Lockers in Cockpit
  • Two Storage Combing Compartments in Cockpit
  • Double Lifelines with Gates Port and Starboard
  • Fiberglass Cockpit Table with Two Folding Leaves and Foot Brace
  • Mooring Cleats, Two Fore, Two Aft
  • Midship Springline Cleats
  • Moulded-in Gel Coat Waterline, Midwatch Blue
  • Midwatch Blue and Silver Sheer Stripes
  • Large Anchor Roller on Foredeck
  • Electric Anchor Windless with Foot Switch
  • Stainless Steel Handrails on Cabin Top
  • Helmsman’s Seat
  • Stern Rails with Observation Seats Port and Starboard

Propulsion, Steering and Controls

  • Pedestal Steering, Brake, Engine Controls and Bilge Blower
  • Yanmar Diesel Engine, Fresh Water Cooled, Four Cylinder with Reduction Gear
  • Three Blade Propeller
  • Sea Water Strainer on Cooling Inlet
  • Fully Instrumented Engine Panel
  • Illuminated Binnacle Compass
  • 44” Destroyer Wheel with Stainless Steel Pedestal Guard
  • Emergency Tiller
  • Maxprop 3 Blade Classic feathering prop, 18” dia
  • Line Cutter; Shark SS 300-1.25” dia
  • Pressure Water Distribution System with Filter at Pump
  • Hot Water heater with Engine Heat Exchanger and Electrical Element
  • Manual Bilge Pump
  • Electric Bilge Pump
  • Two marine Heads, with Holding Tanks, and Deck Outlets
  • Macerator Pumps for Overboard Discharge of Holding Tanks
  • Head Aft with Vanity Counter, Medicine Chest and Shower
  • Private Owner’s Head Forward with Vanity, Medicine Chest and Separate Stall Shower
  • LPG Aluminum Tank: 10lb
  • Filters on holding tank vents; Big Orange (effective for removing noxious odor when pumping the heads)
  • Water Tanks: 4
  • Water Tank Capacity: Forward: 50 gal; Aft: 20 gal; Sole: 50 gal; Heater: 11 gal; Total: 131 gal

  • Number of Holding Tanks: 2

  • Holding Tank Capacity: forward: 30 gal, aft: 22 gal

    LPG Aluminum Tank: 10 lb

  • Three Heavy Duty 12 Volt Marine batteries
  • Battery Charger, Multi-bank Automatic
  • International Running Lights
  • 115 Volt 30 Amp Shore Power
  • Masthead, Foredeck and Steaming Lights
  • 12 Volt Lighting Throughout
  • Xantrex Pro Inverter XM 1000 1,000 watt inverter (supplies 110VAC to port side AC outlets and powers microwave)
  • 400 watt desk top inverter
  • Xantrex Link 20 dual battery monitor (#1 and #2 house 4D lead-acid batteries)
  • Link 10 single channel battery monitor (#3 4D windlass lead-acid battery)
  • SCAD Profile 8 Tank Monitor (tank level for two of the four water tanks and the two holding tanks)
  • Alternator upgrade to 100 A; Balmer 60-100-SV
  • Alternator/battery electronic controller; Balmer ARS-S-H
  • High bilge water detection and alarm system
  • Raymaine ST60 TRIDATA (depth, speed, log)
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind & Close-hauled Wind Instrument
  • Raystar 125 GPS receive
  • Raymarine 8 “ color C80 chart plotter
  • Radar; Raymarine Pathfinder scanner, model 2D, 18” 2 kw (mast mounted)
  • Autopilot; Raymarine ST6001 Smartpilot Controller type 1 S2
  • Gyro Upgrade to Autopilot
  • VHF radio transceiver with RAM; Standard Horizon Quest + GX1256S with digital Selective Calling (DSC)
  • Raymarine AIS250 receiver (displays position of vessels sending AIS signals)
  • Tri-lens radar reflector (mast mount)
  • Raymarine Base station with Wireless Smart Controller (for the autopilot)
  • JBL marine Sound System MR-17 AM/FM/CD with four Jensen marine speakers and cockpit remote



Spars and Rigging

  • Double Spreader Masthead Rig
  • 140% Furling Genoa, with U.V. protection, White
  • Complete Standing and Running Rigging
  • Internal Pre-Stretched Dacron Rope Halyards
  • PVC Wiring Conduit with Messenger in mast
Sail Handling and Equipment
  • Two, Two-Speed Self Tailing primary Winches
  • One Two-Speed Self Tailing mainsheet/main Halyard Winch
  • Second Jib Halyard Led Aft with Sheet Stopper
  • Two-Speed Self Tailing Jib Halyard Winch, motorized (Lewmar Ocean Series 40-111 Winch)
  • Winch Handle
  • Mainsheet Traveler with Car; 6:1 Adjuster System
  • Inboard and Outboard Genoa Tracks
  • Genoa Turning Blocks
  • All Halyards Led Aft with Sheet Stoppers
  • Headsail Furling gear
  • Boom Vang, Solid Adjustable TypeMast with Internal Mainsail Furling System
  • Modified jib furling to allow easy jib furling using powered winch



IJPE : 797.00 sq ft
I : 53.00 ft
J : 16.42 ft
P : 46.75 ft
E : 15.50 ft

Sail Area Displacement 17.02

Ratings: PHRF 108 typical, IMIC (CE) Boat Design Category: “A”


  • Vent in main cabin aft head
  • Windex mast head wind direction indicator
  • 200 feet 5/16 HT chain
  • Delta Fast Set 44 lb anchor
  • Four Taylor 10.5 “dia. X 30” Superguard Fenders
  • Four braided dock lines 5/8” X 25’
  • Custom-designed boarding grip (usable on both port and starboard sides)
  • Salt water deck wash down pump 
  • Winter boat cover and frame; Fairclough
  • Second anchor rode: Fortress FX-23 anchor + 20 ft chain plus 250 ft of 3/8” 8-plait rope
  • Replacement primary anchor: Rocna 15 (replacing the original Delta)
  • Outboard lifting crane; St. Croix Marine Products 175 Little Crane
  • Additional lights: chart table red/white reading light, two level light in port aft cabin, replacement low power consumption LED lights throughout the boat
  • Leather covered steering wheel
  • Complete set of storm mooring lines (not used for routine mooring)
  • Partial Lightning Protection: Shrouds and mast grounded to a keel bolt
  • Teak Railing added to shelf over forward cabin berth prevents books from falling out when the boat heels.
  • Screens for hatch and companionway
  • Teak towel rack

The Catalina 42 MarkII has earned an international reputation as the leader in her class. Design, cruising performance, and comfort, all make the Catalina 42 the first choice of sailors worldwide. The hull of the 42 MkII is high volume, and easily driven, with a fine entry, firm midship section, and smooth run aft terminating in a modified reverse transom with an uncommonly spacious and functional boarding platform.




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.
Additional Contact Information

Please contact Tom Pilkington for further details on this vessel or to schedule a private showing. or 203-249-9108

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