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2006 Catalina 42 MkII

Palmetto, Florida


Beautiful Catalina 42 MKII  with Low Engine Hours

In-Mast Furling & New Bow Thruster!!!

Kept in Freshwater until 2011



Bring All Offers!!

 The Catalina 42 MKII  has long been favored for both bay and ocean sailing. The Tri Cabin layout is spacious and well lit with natural light, the forward stateroom offers the highly preferred queen center line bed. The port rear cabin has been converted into a work/storage room with plenty of space for storing sails, spare tools, parts, bicycles, etc... "Bette Lane" has constantly been upgraded for cruising. With two new solar panels and new wind generator living off the grid is a breeze. If you're looking for a nice, clean, high performance sailboat, look no further, this Catalina 42 MKII will take you cruising in comfort!!!



"Bette Lane suffered no damage from hurricane Irma" 


Basic Boat Info

Price: $149,000
Boat Name: Bette Lane
Make: Catalina
Model: 42 MkII
Year: 2006
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: CTYT0942B606
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Winged Keel


Length: 42 ft
Length Overall: 43'2 ft
Waterline Length: 36 ft
Beam: 13'8 ft
Min Draft: 4'10 ft
Displacement: 20,500 lb
Ballast: 8,300 lb
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH4BE
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 54hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 2006
  • Engine Hours: 1223
Displacement Type: Dry Load


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 46|gallon
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 138|gallon
Holding Tank Count: 2
Holding Tank Capacity: 26|gallon


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Sloop


Nancy Ballard
Email: Cell: 713.859.4978 We realize your time is important and you may drive a long distance so please call in advance to schedule an appointment.
Whiteaker Yacht Sales


Whiteaker Yacht Sales
1035 Riverside Drive
Palmetto, Florida, US, 34221


Beginning at the bow is the large Owner's Stateroom, featuring the preferred centerline queen berth with a custom tempurpedic mattress. At the foot of the bed on the port and starboard side are two comfortable upholstered settees with storage underneath. Additional storage is abundant with a hanging cedar lined locker and a bank of six drawers located under the bed. The stateroom also has excellent lighting and ventilation in the form of two SS overhead hatches, two SS opening portlights, two Camfro Bora fans and two reading lamps.

The master also features private access to the En-Suite Master Head with shower. 

The Main Salon offers an abundance of natural light and a sense of openness second to none. To port is a large dining area and navigation station. The dining table is surrounded by a large U shaped settee and bench, this area seats up to 8 people for dinner. The table also folds down to converted to an additional double berth. Above the dining table are two large storage cabinets and a new 19" Insignia HD flat screen TV.

To starboard is the Galley, this area is well laid out for cooking,with a large SS double sink, built in microwave, propane stove/oven and new top and front loading refrigeration. Storage space is abundant throughout the galley and the long Corian countertop offers a wonderful area for food prepping. The entire salon is well lit and ventilated  with natural light, coach top LED lighting, three opening hatches and 6 opening port lights.

Aft of the galley is the Guest Head with shower.

Moving further aft is the Guest Cabin, a large double berth with a custom tempurpedic mattress will ensure a good night's rest for your guest. A cedar line hanging locker with shelving is available for storage.

The Third Cabin has been converted to a storage/workroom. The bulkhead is lined with custom shelving that supports numerous labeled containers. This cabin is large enough to store bikes, kayaks, extra provisions, spare parts, sails, tools, anything you might want to bring along to enjoy your cruising. If you would prefer this cabin be used as a guest cabin, it can be easily converted back to the original third cabin stateroom. The owner does have the custom mattress in storage. 

  • NEW Frigoboat Capri 50/340B Compressor Top & Front Loading Refrigerator (2015)
  • Princess Propane 3 Burner Stove/Oven
  • NEW Built in Frigadaire Microwave (2016)
  • Corian Countertop
  • Double SS Sink 
  • SS Faucet
  • Hot/Cold Pressure Water
  • Under Sink Storage Cabinets
  • Under Counter Drawers
  • Behind Counter Bins
  • Above Counter Storage Cabinets
  • Large Galley Storage Drawers Under Dinette Bench Seat
Electronics and Navigation
  • Raymarine C80 Chartplotter
  • Raymarine 24km Radar 
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind Indicator
  • Raymarine ST60 Speed and Depth Indicator
  • Raymarine ST 6001 Autopilot
  • Ritchie Binnacle Compass
  • Uniden UM 525 VHF Radio 
  • Echomaster Radar Reflector
  • NEW Ubiquiti Bullet Marine Wi -Fi Booster (2014)
  • Wireless Router and Ethernet Connection at Nav Station
  • Polyplanar MRC 50 Stereo
  • Navionics Gold Region 6 Chip
  • Maptech Paper Charts for Regions 6,7,& 8
  • NEW Insignia 19" HD Flat Screen TV (2016)
  • 110/12 Volt Electrical System
  • NEW 3 Interstate SRM-4D Batteries (2016)
  • NEW Seavolt Group 27 AGM Battery (2012)
  • NEW 2 Solarland 110 Watt Polycrystalline Panels (2015)
  • NEW Blue Sky MPPT Control Charger (2015)
  • NEW Air Breeze Wind Turpine w/eMarine e10 Controller (2012)
  • NEW 6 LED Interior LIghts (2015)
  • NEW LED Running Lights (2015)
  • NEW LED Anchor Lights (2015)
  • Charles 40 amp. Battery Charger 
  • Jumper Cables
  • 110 Volt Plug in Charger
  • Prosafe Galvanic Isolation and A/C Ground Monitor
  • Promarine Truepower 400 Watt Inverter
  • Marinco 30 amp Shore Power Cords  2 x 50'
Mechanical/ Plumbing
  • Engine Brand: Yanmar 4 Cylinder Fresh Water Cooled
  • Engine Model: 4JH4E
  • Built: 2006
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 1,223 hrs
  • Engine Power: 54 HP
  • Propeller: 3 Blade Bronze/Fixed
  • Drive Type: Direct Drive
  • Shaft: 1 1/4" SS w/Packing Gland
  • Yanmar Manuel & Parts Catalog
  • Spare Engine Parts
  • NEW Prop Shaft Zinc (2016)
  • NEW Cutlass Bearing (2015)
  • NEW Packing Gland
  • NEW  Bow Thruster 185T Side Power w/ Control at Helm (2011)
  • NEW Bow Thruster Blades (2015)
  • NEW  Isotherm 8 Gallon Water Heater (2014)
  • Sahara 700 gph Bilge Pump
  • NEW Shurflo Secondary Bilge Pump 2,000 gph (2012)
  • Seperate Shurflo Float Switch Above Primary
  • Sea Dog High Water Alarm w/Auto and Manuel Switch
  • Thetford Headmate Manuel Toilets
  • NEW 2 Thetford Headmate Replacement Pumps (2016)
  • NEW Shurflo Macerator Pumps for both Heads (2011) 
  • New  2 Camfro Bora Cabin Fans (2012)
  • Navy Blue Bimini w/ Connector
  • Navy Blue Dodger w/ Side Handrails
  • Navy Blue Winch Cover
  • NEW Closed Cell Bottom Siders Cockpit Cushions (2011)
  • Drop Leaf Composite Cockpit Table
  • Walk Through Transom
  • SS Edson Pedestal Steering Wheel
  • Cockpit Washdown
  • Cockpit Propane Tank 10lb
  • NEW Cockpit Propane Tank 10lb.  (2011)
  • NEW Cockpit Pad Eyes (2012)
  • 2 Transom Lockers
  • 9 Lewmar Opening Hatches
  • 8 Lewmar Opening Portlights
  • 4 Fixed Portlights
  • 4 Lewmar Winches
  • Dock Lines and Fenders
  • Boat Hook/Cable Cutters/Boson's Chair
  • NEW Globalfix Pro 406 EPIRB (2011)
  • 3 Fire Extinguishers
  • Smoke Alarm in Galley
  • Carbon Monoxide Monitors in Cabins
  • 6 PDF Type II USCG Approved
Sails/Rigging and Ground Tackle
  • Keeled Stepped  Sparcraft Anodized Aluminum Mast w/ Double Spreaders
  • In-Mast Furling System
  • Rigid Boom Vang
  • Schaefer 3100 Roller Furling System
  • 155% Furling Genoa
  • Garhauer Reefing System
  • 4 Lewmar Winches - 2 Speed/Self Tailing
  • Standing Rigging Inspected (2011)
  • Maxwell VW 800 lb. Windlass
  • Delta 55# Anchor (2007)
  • Twister Nylon Snubber
  • NEW 90' High Test G4 Chain (2016)
  • NEW Buccaneer Medalion 8 Plait Nylon Rode (2016)
  • NEW Crosby G-209A  Forged Alloy Shackle (2016)
  • Soda Blasted, Epoxy Barrier Coated, Anti Fouling Bottom Paint (2011)
  • Bottom Painted Every Year (2011-2012-2013)
  • Bottom Painted w/2 Coats Interlux Ultra-Kote (Oct. 2015)
  • Cockpit & Topside Buffed and Waxed (Nov. 2016)

Owner's personal items not listed here are not a part of the sale. Details of this vessel are offered in good faith but we cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. While efforts are made to keep this listing up to date, information provided at the time of listing is subject to change if the vessel is on the market for an extended time.  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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