VAGABOND 42 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of VAGABOND 42. Built by Blue Water Yacht Builders Ltd. (TAIWAN) and designed by George Stadel III, the boat was first built in 1978. It has a hull type of Fin with rudder on skeg and LOA is 12.8. Its sail area/displacement ratio 13.85. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Ford Lehman, runs on Diesel.

VAGABOND 42 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about VAGABOND 42 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:12.8 m / 41.99 ft
Rigging Type:Staysail Ketch
Hull Type:Fin with rudder on skeg
S.A. (reported):80.73 m2 / 868.97 ft2
Draft (max):1.68 m / 5.51 ft
Displacement:14515 kg / 32000.06 lbs
Ballast:5443 kg / 11999.75 lbs
Last Built:1990
Designers:George Stadel III
LWL:10.36 m / 33.99 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:45.41
Capsize Screening Formula:1.62

Rig And Sail Specs

I:14.63 m / 48.00 ft
PY:12.8 m / 41.99 ft
E:4.34 m / 14.24 ft
PY:7.41 m / 24.31 ft
EY:2.55 m / 8.37 ft
S.A. Fore:43.48 m2 / 468.01 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Make:Ford Lehman
Fuel:416 L / 109.90 gals


Water:530 L / 140.01 gals


Builders:Blue Water Yacht Builders Ltd. (TAIWAN)
Designers:George Stadel III


Who designed the VAGABOND 42?

VAGABOND 42 was designed by George Stadel III.

Who builds VAGABOND 42?

VAGABOND 42 is built by Blue Water Yacht Builders Ltd. (TAIWAN).

When was VAGABOND 42 first built?

VAGABOND 42 was first built in 1978.

How long is VAGABOND 42?

VAGABOND 42 is 10.36 m in length.

What is mast height on VAGABOND 42?

VAGABOND 42 has a mast height of 12.8 m.

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