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Whitby 42 CC Ketch, 1975, League City, Texas, $55,000, Price reduced 7/5/21 to $52,500

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Whitby 42 CC Ketch, 1975

Ready to go cruising? This 1975 Whitby 42 is for you. Experienced cruiser, East Coast, Bahamas and several years in the Med. The Whitby 42 Ketch is a Ted Brewer design with classic style and spacious accommodations. She features a center cockpit and mahogany interior with two staterooms. On deck we have a center cockpit with hardtop with full enclosure, wraparound seating and pedestal helm.

Bottom was stripped and epoxy coated, recent bottom job showed no blisters.

Sails & Rigging:

  • Main with Stack Pack
  • Genoa with foam luff
  • Profurl Genoa Furler
  • Mizzen staysail
  • Mizzen
  • Storm sail
  • Storm tri-sail with extra mast track
  • Spinnaker with sock
  • Spare main sail
  • Twin whisker poles
  • Spinnaker Halyard
  • Main Mast Steps


  • CQR 45 lb, 50’ chain, 150’ rode
  • Bruce 60 lb, 100’ chain
  • Fortress FX-23, 100’ rode
  • Simpson Lawrence electric windlass


  • Diesel: 210 gal (2 - Fiberglass 65 gal, 2 - AL 40 gal)
  • Keel tank is no longer in use
  • Water: 150 gal (1 – Fiberglass 70 gal, 2 - AL 40 gal)


  • Ford Lehman 4D254, 80 HP


  • 5 KW genset
  • Magnum 3KW Inverter/Charger
  • House Bank: 6 Deep Discharge Golf Cart Batteries
  • Start Battery (new)
  • 4 Solar Panels, 130W, connected to two ProStar controllers


  • Forward, Lavac (new pump and seat assembly)
  • Aft, Raritan Elegance, fresh/raw water flush
  • Almost all black water plumbing is PVC pipe, no odor

    Water maker:

  • Offshore Marine Labs , 500gpd, pumps run but membrane was last pickled 10 years ago.


  • Raymarine A98 Plotter with Depth Sounder
  • Raymarine Bluetooth Radar
  • Sitex AIS Transceiver
  • Icom 402 with DSC , Ram mic at helm
  • Navico Wheel pilot
  • There is a factory installed reversing pump plumbed into the hydraulic steering system. The pump works, just needs the electronics to operate it.
  • Sony AM/FM/CD sound system

    Fuel System:

  • Electric Fuel Pump (new)
  • Racor Filter Assembly (new)
  • Output of the pump goes to a valve manifold which allows fuel return to any tank. Allows transferring fuel between tanks and is also a basic fuel polishing system.


  • Mahagony, excellent condition
  • 2 Ocean Breeze A/C units, 12K and 9K
  • L-shaped settee on port side
  • Really ugly upholstered chair on starboard side
  • Nav Station


  • Under Counter Mini Fridge, 4 cu ft
  • The original built in fridge was a nightmare to access anything. Cut it out and replaced with a under counter 110 AC mini fridge on its own inverter.
  • Nova Kool 4.5 cu ft top loading freezer

    I removed the old propane stove and oven. Put in a Microwave/Convection oven to replace the propane oven. Currently has a single burner conduction cook top. Plan to replace it with a two burner propane cook top. Propane plumbing is still in place. Two 10 lb AL tanks, recently inspected and filled.

  • Slide out trash can

    Located in League City, TX. Check out the link on the WhitbyBrewerSailboats WebSite:

    The Whitby 42 - One of the Best-Liked Liveaboard Cruisers in the the Water.

    Email Bob at

  • or phone 409-974-0904
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    Whitby 42 CC Ketch, 1975 sailboat

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    Whitby 42 CC Ketch, 1975 sailboat

    Whitby 42 CC Ketch, 1975 sailboat

    Whitby 42 CC Ketch, 1975 sailboat

    Whitby 42 CC Ketch, 1975 sailboat

    Whitby 42 CC Ketch, 1975 sailboat