Kevin Welsh
Edwards Yacht Sales
1330 N Harbor City Blvd
Melbourne, FL, US
Office: 727.449.8222
Mobile: 321.693.1642

1997 Hunter 42 Passage
Boat Type: Cruiser Address: Merritt Island, FL, US Price: $80,000


Excellent Liveaboard or Cruiser
Center Island Queen Berth in Aft and Forward Berths
Two (2) Air Conditioners 16k and 10k BTU (blow cold)
Two (2) Vacuflush Heads w/seperate showers 

Very Functional Galley w/Propane Stove/Oven and Storage
Two (2) Adler Barbor Compressors for Fridge/Freezer

Low Hours on Yanmar 4JH2 (1018 hrs)
Low Hours on Kohler Genset (83 hrs)
Max-Prop Feathering Prop
In Mast Furling Main
Two (2) Speed Power Winch
Tri-Radial Cut Furling Genoa
New Garmin Electronics (Dec 2018)
Fresh Bottom Job w/Seahawk Ablative (Jan 2019)
Five (5) New Thru Hulls (Jan 2019)
Sugar Scoop Transom with Cockpit Shower
Magma Grill on Stern Rail




Basic Information

Manufacturer: Hunter Vessel Name:
Model: 42 Passage Boat Type: Cruiser
Year: 1997 Hull Material: Fiberglass
Category: Sail Hull Type:
Condition: Used Hull Color:
Location: Merritt Island, FL, US Designer:
Available for sale in U.S. waters: Yes Flag of Registry:

Dimensions & Weight

Length: 42 ft - 12.8 meter Draft - max: 4 ft 11 in - 1.5 meter
LOA: 42 ft 5 in - 12.93 meter Bridge Clearance: 60 ft 6 in - 18.44 meter
Beam: 14 ft - 4.27 meter Dry Weight: -


Make: Yanmar Engine Type: Inboard
Model: 4JH2 Drive Type:
Engine(s): 1 Fuel Type: Diesel
Hours: 1018 Horsepower: 62 (Individual), 62 (combined)
Cruise Speed: 8 MPH Max Speed: 9 MPH
Range: - Joystick Control: No

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank: 70 gallons - 1 tank(s) Holding Tank: 30 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank: 150 gallons - 1 tank(s)    


Total Cabins: 2 Crew Cabins: -
Total Berths: - Crew Berths: -
Total Sleeps: - Crew Sleeps: -
Total Heads: 2 Crew Heads: -
Captains Cabin: No    



The Hunter 42 Passage comfortably accommodates two couples in two private cabins both fore and aft.  The AFT CABIN features a centerline queen berth with an en-suite electric head plus tub and shower.  The AFT CABIN has storage both starboard and port and has a settee to port with makeup table. The FORWARD CABIN also has a centerline queen berth with storage to starboard and a hanging locker to port.  The forward head can be accessed from both the sleeping cabin and the main salon.  The head with vacuflush toilet has a separate shower area as well.


The galley is U-shaped and has a large stainless steel double bowl sink with faucet for hold and cold pressurized water.  The refrigerator and a freezer have seperate compressors and are both top loading.  The refrigerator can also be loaded from the front. 

There is a Goldstar microwave oven, a Princess three-burner propane stove along with oven and an electric two burner stove top.  There is a deck mounted propane locker that has a 10-pound tank and a propane solenoid control panel.  The galley has lots of opening lockers to store pots and lots of Corian counter space.

Electronics / Navigation

Garmin GPSmap Multifunction Display in Pod (Dec 2018)
Garmin GMI 20 Wind Speed, Direction, Depth in Pod (Dec 2018)
Richie Power Damp Compass at Helm
Autohelm ST7000 Auto Pilot (inoperable)
Standard Horizon Eclipse DSC+ VHF Radio in Cockpit
Global Fix ACR EPIRB
Handheld VHF
Flat Panel TV
Stereo w/Speakers Indoor and Outdoor
Radar Dome from previous chartplotter not compatible


Kohler 8kw Generator (82 hours)
Xantrex Freedom Marine 20 2kw Invertor, 100amp Charger
16k and 10k BTU Air Conditioners
110VAC/12VDC Electrical Panel at Nav Station w/Breakers 'n Meters
110VAC and 12VDC Outlets
Two (2) speed Power Winch by Harken
Electrical Windlass w/Up 'n Down control on deck
Two (2) 30A Power Cords
Two (2) Duracell 4D Deep Cycle Batteries
One (1) Starting Battery


Delphinus Dinghy (Dec 2018)
Rowing Oars
Manufacturers Statement of Origin
Never Registered since never motorized


Nice stainless frame and arch over cockpit but cockpit canvas and isenglass although functional will need to be replaced in near future.

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.


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Kevin Welsh
Edwards Yacht Sales
1330 N Harbor City Blvd
Melbourne, FL, US
Office: 727.449.8222
Mobile: 321.693.1642