Whitby 42 for sale

Petit Calivigny, Grenada

Listed price $62,500 USD

Whitby 42
General information
Whitby 42
Used sail boat for sale
£50,481 GBP | Listed price $62,500 USD
Name of boat
English Rose
Ted Brewer
Length overall
12.80 metres
3.96 metres
1.52 metres
10,600 kg
Full Keel
Petit Calivigny, Grenada

About this Whitby 42


The Whitby 42, designed by the well renowned Ted Brewer, is a heavy displacement, full-keeled cruising boat. She has a good-sized centre cockpit and is comfortable, seaworthy, and forgiving even for a novice sailor. English Rose is incredibly spacious and airy below decks with generous sleeping cabins and two heads. The current sellers have owned her for 14 years.


Accommodations include 6 berths in 2 cabins. There is full 6'3" standing headroom and excellent ventilation throughout. Forward is a large V-berth with centre cut out. There is a forward electric head and washbasin. In the saloon, a U-shaped settee dinette arrangement to port is offset by two arm chairs on starboard side. A U-shaped galley is aft to port with three burner oven hob & grill, fridge and freezer, double stainless steel sinks with pressurised water. The walk-through with handy workbench outboard leads to aft master cabin with a full-width bed and en-suite head and companionway to cockpit. Mostly LED lighting and 4 x 12v Caframo fans throughout.

Mechanical Systems

Located centrally aft of the saloon, under the cockpit, is the extremely accessible Vetus M4.17, 42hp diesel engine. Engine new in 2004. Engine Hrs: 2570.  Last serviced by owner June 2022. Technodrive TMC 60M transmission driving a three blade fixed propeller with drip-less shaft seal.

Electrical Systems

  • 4 x 6 volt Trojan 105, 225Ah batteries (2020)
  • 1 x engine start battery
  • 110 volt shore power system
  • 50amp alternator
  • 2 x Solar panels 300watts
  • Sun Force 400 watt wind turbine - needs servicing
  • Xantrax Prowatt SW1000 (Sinewave) inverter
  • Charge Pro 2610 Guest battery charger
  • Bluesky Solar Boost 3000i - new 2020

Spars and Sails

Masthead ketch rigged, keel stepped with aluminium masts and booms. Main mast standing rigging new 2016, mizzen mast standing rigging new 2022. Running rigging 90% new in 2022. Whisker pole. Slab reef mainsail and mizzen. Furling headsail (roller furler serviced with new ball barings 2021). 2 x Barlow #32 ST sheet winches, 1 x Barlow #23 sheet winch, 1 x Barlow #16 Halyard winch, 1 x Barlow #23 halyard winch, 1 x Barlow #23 ST halyard winch.

  • Mainsail - Doyle - 8.77oz dacron - white - 2015 - good condition
  • Furling genoa - Dacron - White - Good condition
  • Mizzen - Dacron - White - Fair condition

Deck Equipment

  • 60lb Manson Supreme anchor with 290ft 3/8 chain
  • 45lb CQR anchor with chain and rode
  • Danforth anchor
  • Lofrans Tigress 1500 electric anchor windlass
  • Solid sprayhood
  • Beige bimini
  • New Stack Pack - Beige - 2022
  • New Mizzen sail cover - Beige -2022
  • Cockpit table
  • Boarding ladder/swim platform
  • Various warps and fenders
  • Dinghy Davits

Navigation Equipment

  • Steering compass
  • Standard Horizon 180i chart plotter
  • Raymarine ST4000+ autopilot
  • Data marine wind direction
  • Skymate handhold wind speed
  • Hawkeye depth sounder
  • SSB ICOM M710
  • Various charts
  • Clock and barometer

Safety Equipment

  • 5 x fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Smoke Alarm
  • Life raft - Revere Coastal Commander - last serviced 2014
  • Flares
  • 2 x adult life jackets offshore
  • 2 x adult life jackets - coastal
  • Radar reflector
  • Lifebuoy
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Emergency tiller
  • First aid kit

Additional Equipment

  • 8ft AB dinghy with de-flatable hard bottom - new Oct 2021
  • 9.9hp Tohatsu outboard  - new Oct 2021
  • Kuama propane BBQ
  • Cole stove - working condition unknown
  • 2 x Sport A Seats
  • Assorted engine spares
  • Assorted spares and hand tools
  • Assorted cutlery and crockery
  • Assorted Bed linen
  • Equipment manuals


Built in 1979 by Whitby Boat Works, Whitby, Ontario, Canada; English Rose has a one piece GRP laminated hull, moulded non-skid painted decks. The topsides are burgundy.



English Rose is registered with the USCG and there are no known outstanding encumbrances.

The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.

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1 x Vetus M7.17
Engine hours
Fuel capacity
265 litres
Maximum speed
13 kph
Cruising speed
11 kph
Number of cabins
Number of berths
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Broker/Dealer Information

Clarke & Carter - Essex

Mr Aaron French
Burnham Yacht Harbour
Burnham on Crouch
United Kingdom
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