1997 Catalina 42 MkII

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Yacht Overview

Make: Catalina

Model: 42 MkII

Year: 1997

Length: 42′

Located In: Southport, NC

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8326543


The Catalina 42 MKII is one of the best-liked cruising boats of all time.  The three (3) cabin layout provides  a quite spacious interior with generous storage throughout. MAHALO HELE ANA is well very well appointed with 6’8 headroom in the salon.  Huge bimini, connector and dodger, wide side decks, a large, deep cockpit with all lines running aft, a walkthrough transom make it easy and safe to move around the boat and comfortable whether under sail or at anchor.  

MAHALO HELE ANA has been well maintained and has had extensive updates and upgrades and shows very well.  If you are looking for a cruising boat that is clean and tidy and ready for the next adventure this should be on your list.  Call to schedule your appointment.

Full Specs


LOA: 41.58
Beam: 13.58 ft
Maximum Draft: 4.83 ft
Displacement: 20,500 lb
Ballast: 8,300 lb


Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Model: 4JH2E
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 50|horsepower


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (130 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (38 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (40 Gallon)


Number of heads: 2


The wide companionway gives access to the spacious interior with abundant natural light.  There is 6'8 headroom throughout the main cabin.  The aft cabins are to port and starboard of the companionway. The aft head is just forward of the aft starboard cabin cabin with manual marine toilet, molded vanity/sink and two mirrors.  

Forward of the aft head along the starboard side is the large galley with generous counterspace, Corian countertops, top and front load refrigerator, three-burner LP stove/oven and double stainless steel sink. There is an abundance of storage in cabinets and drawers.  

The Salon consists of a dinette to port, with C-shaped settee which wraps around a large table that can be lowered to form a double berth.  To starboard is a curved settee with the electrical panel behind it. At the forward end is the nav station which has a chair that swings out or which can tuck under the chart table.

The door to the forward cabin is offset to starboard.  A pullman, double berth is to port with expansive storage and a seating area to starboard.  The forward head has toilet, vanity and basin with a separate shower area forward.  A hatch in the forward bulkhead of the shower gives access to the anchor locker, a storage area and the base of the anchor washdown pump.

  • New salon settee cushions (2019)
  • New port light gaskets (2018)
  • Hinged hatch screens (2019)
  • LED interior lights (2019)
  • 16,000 btu reverse cycle air conditioning - main salon 
  • New 6,000 btu reverse cycle air conditioning - aft cabins (2022)

  • Corian countertops
  • 3-burner propane stove w/ oven 
  • Top and front load fridge/freezer 
  • Double S/S sink
  • Hot and cold pressurized water
  • Extensive storage above and below counter level

  • Garmin GPSMap 942XS (2018)
  • Garmin GPSMap 78 handheld GPS (2020)
  • Raymarine i70s MFD (2019)
  • Raymarine ACU-200 Autopilot (2017)
  • Garmin GMR18 xHD radar
  • Standard Horizon GX1700 VHF with remote mic (2020)
  • Icom handheld VHF (2019)
  • Garmin 800 AIS (2019)
  • ACR GlobalFix V4 EPIRB (2019)

  • 12v and 120v main panel
  • Two (2) 30amp shore power inlets
  • Two (2) 30amp shore power cords
  • Three (3) 4-D AGM batteries in two banks
  • Xantrex TrueCharge battery charger (2018)
  • LinkPro Battery Monitor (2019)
  • LED interior lights (2019)
  • Galvanic Isolator (2019)
  • Bilge counter (2018)
  • Two (2) Kyocera 255 watt solar panels 
  • TriStar MPPT 45 amp solar controller 
  • Electric head conversion kit (not installed)
  • Engle dual voltage 34 qt freezer (2018)
  • 16,000 btu reverse cycle air - main cabin 
  • 6,000 btu reverse cycle air - aft cabins (2020)

Sails and Rigging
  • Traditional mainsail
  • Roller furling genoa
  • Schaeffer 3100 furler new bearing pack (2018)
  • New sail pack (2020)
  • New sacrificial on genoa (2020)
  • Backstay replaced (2019)
  • Power winch for main halyard (2019)
  • New main and spinnaker halyards (2019)
  • New genoa sheets (2019)
  • New traveler sheets (2019)
  • New main sheet (2019)
  • Harken bosun chair (2020)

Cockpit and Deck
  • Large cockpit
  • Zarco companionway doors with screens
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Bimini, dodger and connector (2020)
  • Pedestal steering
  • Electric windlass
  • 55lbs plow anchor
  • Fortress FX23 anchor
  • Two (2) Lewmar #54 primary winches
  • Two (2) Lewmar #40 cabin top winches
  • Starboard Lewmar #40 cabin top winch is powered 
  • All winches rebuilt in 2019
  • Eight (8) rope clutches on cabin top
  • All lines lead aft to cockpit
  • Halyard bags (2018)
  • Four (4) stadium seats for cockpit (2019)
  • Magma marine gas grill - never used (2019)
  • Coastal Commander 6 life raft - not current
  • Caribe 9' dinghy
  • Yamaha 9.9 four stroke outboard
  • Kato outboard engine hoist
  • Ocean Marine Systems davits (not installed)
  • Custom stainless steel solar arch

  • Yanmar 4JH2E 50hp diesel engine.  Tach replaced in 2014 at approx 1280 hours, 231.6hrs indicated since replacement
  • Electric windlass
  • 38 gal fuel
  • Fuel tank removed and steam cleaned (2019)
  • 130 gal water
  • 40 gal holding
  • New aft holding tank (2018)

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