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1986 Vagabond Blue Water Westwind 42 offshore

$125,000 USD

  • $125,000 USD
  • Charles Cahoon
  • Active
  • Used
  • Ketch
  • 1986
  • Vagabond Blue Water
  • Westwind 42 offshore
  • Plymouth, Massachusetts, US
  • Sail
  • 42ft / 12.80 m
  • 12ft 2in / 3.71 m
  • Lehman
  • 4d 61
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2015-11-18
  • 2016-09-19
  • 1930977

Nicely kept Blue Water Vagabond cruising ketch.  Choice electronics. Recent mechanical updates. Elegant teak interior. Classic, romantic off-shore sailer ready for new horizons. This is the season.

Comfortably appointed yacht that has benefitted well from appropriate care. Proper sailing gear. Auto Pilot, generator, air-conditioning and winter diesel heater, RIB tender. Ideal liveaboard.

Photos are current, boat is easily shown.

Please call for further details. Offers Encouraged.



  • Aft master stateroom, queen berth. Head and shower to port
  • Forward cabin with upper and lower berths, guest head and shower to port
  • Midships cabin berth
  • Ample storage, teak and holly sole
  • 6'3" headroom, 14 opening ports
  • Large semi-circular dinette and bench seat in main salon
  • Air-conditioning with reverse cycle heat
  • Diesel powered hot-air cabin heat with thermostats.


  • Raymarine C120 GPS at helm
  • Furuno 24 mile Radar, Apparent wind , West speed, depth gauges
  • Standard GX2150 Matrix AIS VHF, Standard VHF RAM at helm
  • AutoHelm 6000 Auto-pilot
  • Icom IC M710 SSB radio
  • Dual integrated Media receiver
  • Richie compass
  • EPIRB ACR Satellite 406
  • Interphaxe forward scanning Sonar

Sails and rigging

  • Harken foresail roller furling genoa and jib, Harken traveler
  • Maxwell Nilsson windlass, Bruce 20 KG with chain
  • In-boom furling main sail
  • Cockpit winches: Barlow #27 ST, Anderson #23 two speed ST
  • Main winches: two Barlow #20, Barlow #23
  • Mizzen winch: Barlow #16
  • Whisker pole, 1x19 SS cable rigging
  • Storm sail
  • Profurl boom vang

Electrical and mechanical

  • Westerbeke 8 KW generator 1500 hrs
  • Recent batteries
  • Heart Link 2000 battery monitor,
  • Heart Freedom 20 Inverter/Charger
  • 30 amp shore powercord
  • Dual Racor filtering, main and generator
  • Fuel polishing system, fuel flow monitor
  • Automatic fire extinguisher in engine room
  • Dyna plate grounding


  • Spacious galley port midships
  • 3 Burner Galley Maid propane oven/cooktop
  • Sea Frost top-load Refrigeration and deep Freezer
  • Microwave oven
  • Ample counter space, opening ports, good lighting

Additional Information

  • 2 Rule 2000 GPH bilge pumps
  • Manual bilge pump in aft cabin
  • Life jackets and USCG flares
  • 10' RIB tender,  SS davits at stern


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.

For Sale By Cahoon Yacht Brokerage

PO Box 111
S Chatham, Massachusetts, 026590111