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Wharram Pahi 42 catamaran, 1995, Baytown, Texas, Back on market, Price reduced 11/17/13 to $80,750, Offers considered, Ad expired

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Wharram Pahi 42 catamaran, 1995

All Offers considered.

Now actually in Texas! (Baytown)

Now is your chance to own a refurbished, wildly popular, rare, boat, and inherit instant membership in a fun, supportive community of Wharram owners.

  • I have more photos and can supply upon request.

    2013 Upgrades:

  • Entire deck repainted (see photos)
  • 2 Hp 4-stroke Honda outboard for the portaboat
  • Full cockpit enclosure installed (see photos)
  • All boat lighting interior and exterior is now LED. Boat produces MUCH more energy that it requires to run.
  • Boat professionally surveyed summer 2013. Only very minor issues found, all already addressed.
  • Custom Sunbrella hatch covers (see photo, feel free to add the photo)
  • New gas tank
  • Motors serviced - Yamaha servicer says the motors have great compression and lot of life left i- them
  • Thermal cooker in the galley - just boil water turn off the heat and let the food cook itself unsupervised!

    New tender is 4 person portaboat. Photo attached.

    Comes with signed copy of "Two GIrls Two Catamarans" famous sailing catamaran designer James Wharram.

  • Renewed Coastwise USCG Vessel Documentation (suitable for charter)

  • I had intended to charter her out but all my partnerships fell through. I will consider owner-financing the vessel and would also consider a business partnership (charter).
  • She was built by Navy Captain Rbert Phillips who sailed her from Texas to Panama and back.

  • Since I have owned the vessel she has made the folowing journeys without incident:
  • Panama City Beach, FL to Riviera Beach FL
  • Riviera Beach,FL to Key West, FL
  • Key West to Clearwater, FL (January 2012)
  • Vermillion Bay to Galveston Bay, TX.
  • To Panama and beyond and also all the way up the east coast and back several times.
  • You might say she has circumnavigated the state of Florida.
  • She was sailed single-handed from Clearwater, FL to Vermillion Bay by a 70 year old captain.

    I have upgraded and/or replaced just about everything on the boat. Much of the work was done by Wharram expert Boatsmith in FLorida. Boat was pulled out of the water, pulled apart and every structural issue that could be found was repaired.

  • Beams completely repaired, refinished, and relashed
  • Brand new trampolines
  • Pod resurfaced and repainted
  • Bottom job performed
  • Hulls painted
  • Logos custom designed and applied
  • Motor sleds custom fabricated to miminmize cavitation
  • Solar shelf fabricated and installed
  • Helm re-engineered
  • Fold out navigation table built

    The inventory of the boat is VAST, making her well equipped for global travel, liveaboard, charter etc. Buyer could get a big chunk of the purchase price back just selling some of the "extras" they might not have use for. Please read through this inventory thoroughly there's a lot of "big ticket" items mixed in:


  • j-boat mainsail with 3 reef points
  • Genoa (hank on)
  • Yankee (hank on)
  • Drifter (hank on)
  • Storm jib (hank on)
  • Staysail with 1 reef point (hank on)

    Ground Tackle

  • 45lb CQR anchor with 20ft of chain and over 200ft of rode
  • 40lb Danforth with 20ft of chain and over 200ft of rode
  • over 700ft of total available anchor rode
  • manual anchor windlass

    Safety Gear

  • coast guard required flares and flare gun
  • 2 coastal PFDs (manual deployment)
  • drogue with swivel
  • paratech sea anchor with line and swivel
  • 20 Type 1- life jackets (never used)


  • 1 uninstalled Ritchie compass
  • Garmin 4208 Chartplotter with Garmin Radar
  • XM weather service installed with NMEA 2k network
  • half of charts from yucatan channel to Cartagena, Colombia
  • Cruising guide to Florida waters
  • Chart book for west coast of Florida and keys
  • Weems and Plath navigations tools (dividers, parallel rulers, protractor)


  • Standard Horizon VHF radio
  • Uniden Handheld VHF
  • Icom 708 SSB with autotuner (Brand new and custom installed)


  • Windpilot windvane (really only autopilot you need)


  • 400watts of solar mounted on shelf
  • 400watt wind generator
  • Clarion stereo with 800watt amp, 4 waterproof speakers mounted . Has CD player and USB connectivity. Also connects to XM radio unit.
  • full nav lights on seperate breakers so tricolor can be run alone to save power
  • breakers seperate each hull from one another to isolate problems or power consumption


  • 4 person portaboat

    Aux Power

  • 2010 twin 9.9 Yamaha outboards (under warranty until mid 2013)
  • Yamaha remote controls and remote start
  • (each engine has seperate battery, alternators recharge them)


  • Manual head with manual option to pump holding tank
  • Galley has fresh/salt water foot pumps
  • 52 gallons total of fresh water holding
  • 15 gallon holding tank


  • Origo 2burner alcohol stove
  • full cooking utensils
  • full spice rack
  • Engel fridge
  • 2 coolers
  • Good month worth of dried food packs from


  • 18gallon tank
  • 3 extra 5gallon tanks
  • fuel filtering system installed
  • 1 3gallon dinghy tank


  • all new lashings to beams
  • all new lashings terminating standing rigging to deck
  • new jib/staysail halyards
  • tons of extra line!
  • new mainsheet/traveler system installed per wharram design
  • many extra blocks/shackles/pins


  • 2 large bunks (fulls)in forward of both hulls
  • galley to port/head to starboard
  • electronics and berth in pod
  • 2 twin bunks in rear of hulls
  • large chart table with swinging extension
  • large cooking counter space in galley
  • Lot of bits and pieces, too much to list

    Owner is 6 '4" 250 lbs and feels cramped in a studio apartment but does not feel that way on Kaimalolo

    Owner willing to owner finance part of the price with significant downpayment.

  • Also sale price can be lowered substantially if inventory is greatly reduced.
  • Owner willing to consider trades (land, precious metals etc.)

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    Wharram Pahi 42 catamaran, 1995 sailboat

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    Wharram Pahi 42 catamaran, 1995 sailboat

    Wharram Pahi 42 catamaran, 1995 sailboat

    Wharram Pahi 42 catamaran, 1995 sailboat

    Wharram Pahi 42 catamaran, 1995 sailboat

    Wharram Pahi 42 catamaran, 1995 sailboat

    Wharram Pahi 42 catamaran, 1995 sailboat

    Wharram Pahi 42 catamaran, 1995 sailboat

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