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1980 Whitby Brewer 42 Twin Headsail Ketch

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Contact Name: Julian
Phone: 447958776639
Please contact owner Julian via Email: - Home Phone: +447958776639 or Mobile Phone: +596696749320 Boat Location: Panama, Caribbean. “Lasgair” is a fine example of a Whitby 42 / Brewer 420, the widely renowned and well proven Blue Water Cruiser.

She was the second Brewer designed hull to come out of the experienced builder; Fort Myers Yacht and Ship and was built to the high Brewer 12.8 specifications but retaining the ketch rig and semi-full keel of the Whitby 42.

She has benefited from a huge number of comfort, safety and blue water upgrades recently in preparation for a Pacific crossing which has sadly been postponed due to parental illness.

All New chain plates, new forestay and re-swaged back stays, new roller furler and foils (all 2018), new Tohatsu 9.8 outboard (2018) and Caribe C10X tender (2017), gearbox completely rebuilt (2019), fuel and gas lines replaced (2019), New Hydraulic hoses (2018), New (hospital grade) water proof closed cell foam mattresses with waterproof covers in both cabins. (2018), New premium quality AGM batteries, 400w of solar with new MPPT controller (all 2018), new Victron charger/inverter (2017), dual function Victron battery monitor (2018) and much more.

The practical and much coveted twin head sail / bowsprit option greatly improves her sailing performance and is complemented by her beautiful dark navy Awgrip paint job.

Her sea kindly hull and low load rigging design combined with a keel stepped mast and hugely versatile sail plan means we have always been comfortable and confident in blue water.

We have held 8.5knts (max 9.5knts) in a boisterous passage from Guadaloupe to Martinique and felt completely comfortable.

Equally she has good light air credentials too, and we have enjoyed ghosting along at 4 knts in 8 knts of breeze, holding 3rd place in the fleet in a regatta in Bocas del Toro.

Her classic good looks accurately reflect her fantastic sailing design.

Currently lying in the beautiful cruising grounds of Bocas del Toro.

I am available for viewings and test sails in Bocas del Toro or Shelter Bay, Panama.

Happy to consider delivery Eastern Caribbean/Florida after the purchase if required.

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GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS: Year: 1980, Builder: Fort Myers Yacht and Shipbuilding USA, Designer: Ted Brewer, Length: 42 ft (12.80 m) Beam: 13.3 ft (4.04 m) Draft: 6.8 ft (2.06 m, Keel: Lead encapsulated Long Keel with “Brewer Bite” for enhanced tacking performance.

Hull Material: Solid Fiberglass.

Barrier coated with 4 coats epoxy and Awlgripped in 2009.

Deck Material: Fibreglass with Klegicell closed cell high density foam core.

Rig: Twin Head Sail Ketch.

Engine: Ford Lehman Diesel : 4 Cyl Horsepower: 80 hp.

Transmission: Borg Warner 71C Totally rebuilt 2019.

Drive Train: Inline shaft through PSS dripless bearing and Cutlass bearing (both new 2018).

Water capacity: 200 US gal (760 l) Fuel capacity: 100 US gal (380 litres).

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Engine:Ford Lehman
Engine Count:1
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Hull Material:fiberglass
Beam:13' 3"

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