WHITBY 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 WHITBY 42. Built by Whitby Boat Works Ltd. (CAN) and designed by Edward S. Brewer, the boat was first built in 1972. It has a hull type of Long Keel and LOA is 12.8. Its sail area/displacement ratio 17.13. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Ford Lehman, runs on Diesel.

WHITBY 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 WHITBY 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:Masthead Ketch
Hull Type:Long Keel
S.A. (reported):81.29 m2 / 875.00 ft2
Draft (max):1.52 m / 4.99 ft
Displacement:10659 kg / 23499.04 lbs
Ballast:3629 kg / 8000.57 lbs
Last Built:1988
Designers:Edward S. Brewer
LWL:9.96 m / 32.68 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:33.63
Capsize Screening Formula:1.82

Rig And Sail Specs

I:14.94 m / 49.02 ft
PY:13.11 m / 43.01 ft
E:4.57 m / 14.99 ft
PY:9.6 m / 31.50 ft
EY:3.35 m / 10.99 ft
S.A. Fore:35.28 m2 / 379.75 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Make:Ford Lehman
Fuel:681 L / 179.90 gals


Water:1098 L / 290.06 gals


Builders:Whitby Boat Works Ltd. (CAN)
Designers:Edward S. Brewer


Who designed the WHITBY 42?

WHITBY 42 was designed by Edward S. Brewer.

Who builds WHITBY 42?

WHITBY 42 is built by Whitby Boat Works Ltd. (CAN).

When was WHITBY 42 first built?

WHITBY 42 was first built in 1972.

How long is WHITBY 42?

WHITBY 42 is 9.96 m in length.

What is mast height on WHITBY 42?

WHITBY 42 has a mast height of 13.11 m.

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