Racers and Cruisers 1981 Beneteau First 42 boat for sale at a glance:

  • Offered by Seattle Yachts for $79,000
  • Powered by single 2013 Volvo Penta D2-55F
  • The boat located in Annapolis, Maryland
  • To see full description and more details click on the `Description` tab above.

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Some of CHARDONNAY’s highlights:

  – 2013 Volvo D2-55 diesel and transmission with under 400 hours
  – Full suite of cruising and racing sails
  – Racing sails inspected and assessed by Quantum in July of 2023
  – Hydraulic boom vang and backstay
  – Lewmar winches
  – Blue Sea Systems electrical panels in 2022
  – Pro-Mariner battery charger in 2022
  – Group 27AGM batteries in 2022
  – Raymarine autopilot
  – Raymarine i60 Wind and i70 Multi displays
  – Northstar chart plotter
  – DINK sailing dinghy (no title)

Have your next boat ready before Spring! Call and make an appointment to come see CHARDONNAY today!


Chardonnay's interior furnishings (curtains, cushions, etc.) were selected and installed by the same interior decorator who designed and installed the interior furnishings on Geraldo Rivera's yacht.


  – Double stainless-steel sink
  – Gooseneck hot cold pressure water
  – Top loading icebox with spillover system
  – Adler Barbour 12v refrigeration ('23)
  – Force 10 two burner LPG stove with oven, broiler, and safety bar
  – Two aluminum 6 lb. LPG tanks
  – Microwave


Forward head:

  – Laminate countertop with undercounter mounted sink
  – Gooseneck hot and cold-water mixer
  – Pull-out sprayer wand
  – Teak shower grate
  – Jabsco manual head
  – Mirror
  – Towel hooks

Aft head:

  – Laminate countertop with undercounter mounted sink
  – Gooseneck hot and cold-water mixer
  – Pull-out sprayer wand
  – Teak shower grate
  – Jabsco manual head
  – Teak framed mirror
  – Towel hooks


  – 105 gallons of fresh water
  – Raritan hot water heater ('23)
  – Electric freshwater pump
  – Electric bilge pump
  – Plastimo manual bilge pump


  – German Frers design
  – Solid fiberglass hull
  – Slotted aluminum toe rail
  – Four mooring cleats
  – Double bow roller
  – Fortress anchor and rode
  – Cruising anchor
  – Five deck hatches
  – Stainless steel bow and stern rails
  – Double vinyl lifelines
  – Port and Starboard boarding gates
  – Teak cockpit grate
  – Teak cockpit seats
  – Teak grab rails
  – Stainless steel swim ladder
  – Bimini with boot
  – Flag staff holder ensign


  – Furlex roller furler
  – Adjustable Babystay
  – Keel stepped double spreader aluminum mast and boom
  – 1x19 wire standing rigging with raised attachment pad bases
  – Navtec hydraulic boom and backstay adjuster
  – Racing sheets, guys, and halyards
  – Spinnaker pole
  – Spinnaker pole track and car on mast
  – Running backstays
  – Inner Genoa tracks with Garhauer blocks
  – Outer Genoa tracks with adjustable Garhauer blocks
  – Harken mainsheet car and track
  – Lewmar #55 two-speed self-tailing primary winches (2)
  – Lewmar #42 two-speed secondary winches
  – Lewmar #40 two-speed winches on forward housetop (4)
  – Lewmar #40 two-speed winches on housetop (3)
  – Lewmar #40 two-speed self-tailing winch on housetop
  – Spinlock line clutches (9)
  – Mast steps
  – Winch handles
  – I: 52.80
  – J: 16.73
  – P: 46.60
  – E: 14.60


All cruising and racing sails are Quantum products unless noted.

  – Dacron cruising sails; all inspected and rated "highly serviceable" by Quantum:
  – Main
  – 150% Genoa
  – Light, medium, and heavy air spinnakers (Brands unknown)

Racing sails were inspected and assessed by the Quantum loft in Solomons, Maryland in July of 2023. Here is what they reported:

  – Main - no repairs needed (very good condition)
  – Light #1 Genoa - no repairs needed (good to very good condition)
  – Heavy #1 Genoa - no repairs needed (good condition)
  – #3 Jib- no repairs needed, some mildew in corner patches (good condition)
  – .6 oz. Spinnaker - no repairs needed (good condition)
  – .75 oz. Spinnaker - no repairs needed (good condition)


  – Volvo D2-55F 55HP diesel engine S/N: 987373X (’13)
  – 365 engine hours
  – Racor R24P fuel/water separator
  – Cutless bearing replaced ('23)
  – Two-blade bronze folding prop
  – 39 gallons of fuel
  – Electric fuel gauge
  – Instrument cluster with volt, temperature, and tachometer
  – Binnacle and binnacle guard on raised pad to protect from moisture intrusion
  – Morse single lever control
  – 42” wheel with elk hide cover
  – Wheel brake
  – Plastimo compass


  – Hubbell 30A 120V shore power connection
  – Blue Sea Systems 120V electrical panel ('22)
  – 120V receptacles throughout
  – Blue Sea Systems 12v electrical panel with battery monitor ('22)
  – Two Group 27 AGM batteries ('22)
  – Blue Sea Systems battery switch ('22)
  – Pro Mariner 1240-P 40A battery charger ('22)


  – Northstar 952X GPS navigation system with electronic charts
  – Raymarine ST7002 autopilot control with below deck ram
  – Autopilot ram replaced ('23)
  – Raymarine i70 Multi display
  – Raymarine i60 Wind
  – Autohelm ST60 TriData
  – Autohelm ST60 Multi display
  – Autohelm ST60 Compass
  – Raytheon Multi display
  – Raytheon TriData display
  – Standard Horizon VHF radio
  – West Marine handheld submersible VHF radio
  – Jensen AM/FM/CD player
  – West Marine cockpit speakers


  – Fenders
  – Dock lines
  – Cockpit cushions
  – PFD’s
  – Harness’s
  – Teak cockpit table and drink holder
  – Clinometer
  – Brass clock
  – Brass barometer
  – Custom wheel cover
  – Custom sail cover
  – Winter boom tent
  – Summer boom tent
  – Sailing dinghy with sails (no title)
  – Miscellaneous parts and supplies


CHARDONNAY sustained damage in July of 2022 from a leak caused by a marina placing a strap from the travel lift over the prop shaft creating a way for water to leak into the vessel. The leak was discovered within hours, and Chardonnay was immediately hauled and the water removed. All the wiring and mechanical parts that were exposed to salt water have been replaced and there is no evidence of any remaining problems caused by the leak. However, seller is willing to warrant for one year from purchase all electrical and mechanical systems from damage that can be reasonably related to exposure to saltwater leaking into the vessel and to create an escrow fund of $20,000 to cover the cost of any repairs made necessary by exposure to salt water.


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.

Approximate boat location – Annapolis, Md
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