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1988 Hallberg-Rassy 42E

Gran Canaria


PENNY PINCHER is a superbly presented example of classic Enderlein design. A most impressive engine bay refit and new teak decks ensure she will provide safe and comfortable sailing for many years to come. Highly sought after berth also available by separate negotiation.  Call the office on +44 (0) 2380 454000 to make arrangements to view.


Basic Boat Info

Price: £120,000
Tax Status: Paid
Make: Hallberg-Rassy
Model: 42E
Year: 1988
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Hallberg-Rassy
Designer: Olle Enderlein
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: Hull No. 180
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 42 ft
Length Overall: 42'6 ft
Waterline Length: 34'8 ft
Beam: 12'7 ft
Max Draft: 6'11 ft
Min Draft: 6'9 ft
Displacement: 11,500 kg
Ballast: 4,500 kg
Electrical Circuit: 12 V
Single Berths: 1
Double Berths: 2
Twin Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: D2-75
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 75hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze, Folding
  • Year: 2009
  • Engine Hours: 1650
Cruising Speed: 6.5 kn
Propeller RPM: 2200
Maximum Speed: 7.5 kn
Displacement Type: Dry Load


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 360 l
Fuel Tank Material: Stainless Steel
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 725 l
Water Tank Material: GRP
Holding Tank Count: 2
Holding Tank Capacity: |
Holding Tank Material: Stainless Steel


Heads Count: 2
Total Liferaft Capacity: 6
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Cruisers, Ketch, Center Cockpit
More Info : Manufacturer Website


Jonathan Taylor
Transworld Yachts Sailing Ltd


Hamble Point Office
Hamble Point Marina School Lane, Hamble
Southampton, GB, SO31 4JD
Tel:+44 (0)23 8045 4000


First class workmanship in selected mahogany, hand rubbed and treated to a silk smooth finish.  The accommodation consists from forward of: Water  tight locker for liquid gas bottles, with anchor chain below. The space is accessible from deck and drained overboard. Forward cabin with two comfortable berths. Length of berths 2.0 m (6'8"). Filler between berths. Stowage below berths which is accessible through doors. Inside of hull lined with mahogany. Shelves at the sides. A door separates the forward cabin from the passage to the main cabin. On SB side of the passageway one well sized hanging lockers. On port side an unusually roomy heads with separate shower, marine head and holding tank. Wash basin in china, sunk into the counter top. Shower curtain, mirror and toilet lockers. Running hot and cold water. The floor is made as a shower stall with teak grating over a drained wall. Headroom 1.85 m (6'1"). The main cabin is built with fair sized sofa berths PS and SB. Port side sofa is made as a 7' L-sofa. Upholstery in sky-blue. The SB sofa is 2.05 m (6'8"). Book shelves and lockers above sofas. Large table 880x1150 mm (35"x45") with folding wings. Stow room for bottles etc. in mid section of the table. Inside of hull above berths is panelled with mahogany. Ceiling is lined with vinyl panels. Aft in the main cabin is a U-shaped galley equipped with a 4-burner stove with oven and grill in gimbals. Permanent tubing (new 2009) with shut-off valve for liquid gas between stove and gas bottle. Drained refrigerated icebox 180 litres. Stainless double sink with running hot and cold water, and a manual fresh water pump in reserve. Surface of counter tops in galley in easy cleaned teak look plastic laminate. Locker for crockery, drawers and dustbin etc. On the port side is the navigation table (1030x780 mm) with chart locker, drawers, electric switch panel with Volt meter, fresh water and fuel gauge. In the passageway to the aft cabin there is a work bench with roomy stowage locker and drawers. In the aft cabin are two berths; 2 m x 71 cm and 2 m x 135 cm. Shelves at both sides and raised lockers on aft bulkhead. Cabin headroom 1.85 cm. Stowage room below berths. Hatch, two Dorade vents. Aft toilet with shower stall. China wash basin built into countertop. Running hot and cold water. Marine toilet with holding tank. Cupboards above and below wash basin. Mirror. Doors between cabins. Escape hatch to deck. Inside hull is lined with mahogany. All cushions are in heavy 13 cm polyether foam, covered with high quality furniture fabric. Floor boards in teak. Lighting throughout


Domestic Inventory

Cooker GN Espace Alize G1002
Gas lines New 2009
Microwave cooker 
180 litre 12v Fridge New 2001
Radio/CD player
2 folding bicycles
Dive cylinders

Mechanical Systems

Engine Volvo D2 75hp turbo new 2009
Max Prop 1994
Engine room rewire and refit 2008/2009
New fuel tank 2010
Vetus 3kw Bowthruster
Hot water immersion heater
Lofrans 1000w Windlass & Remote control
Watermaker Spectra Santa Cruz


Electrical Systems

12v electrical system supplied by 8x140amp/hr Vetus SMF Batteries New 2014
Prowatt 1500i/12v Inverter New 1994
Engine Alternator 12v 115a
Battery Charger 1 Trupower 40 Statpower
Battery Charger 2 Supertronic ST1220
240v ring main with outlets in cabins
Shore power lead with adaptors
Solar Panels 2x SunWare SW 35/1 36Wp 18.2v 2.2A
12v sockets 



Deck Equipment

Bow boarding ladder
Stainless steel BÜGLE anchor with 65m chain Regalvanised 2013
6.8kg Fortress anchor 10m chain & warp.
Teak decks New 2013
AWL Grip topsides New 2013
Mast step
Folding alloy passarellel New 2007
Canvas sprayhood New 2017
Sun awning
10 fenders
Cockpit table
Salt water deckwash
Two Lewmar 52CST primary winches in cockpit
Two Lewmar self-tailing staysail winches in cockpit
Various mooring lines


Navigation Equipment

Raymarine A70 plotter New 2009
Autohelm 6000
Garmin GPS New 2001
Fastfind EPIRB New 2007
Comar AIS Multi New 2010
Furuno radar
Raytheon ST60 New 2001
Navtex McMurdo Nav 6
Shipmate RS8000 VHF
Handheld VHF


Tender and Outboard

Avon Redstart
Avon R310 AD New 2002
Yamaha 2.5 2 stroke
Yamaha 8hp CMHS 2 stroke New 2005
6 man canister liferaft Certified to 2016


Safety Equipment

6 man canister liferaft Certified until 2020
Emergency tiller

Sails and Rigging

Cutter rigged ketch
Standing rigging New 2001
New 2001 Fully battened slab reefed
Main New 2009 Mizzen
Fully Battened slab reef 
Yankee New 1999
2x Staysails
Mizzen staysail Genoa (old)
Mainsail and mizzen covers 
New 2010 Lazy jacks on main
Running back stays



Transworld Yachts 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.

Additional Contact Information

Transworld Yachts are the Hallberg-Rassy dealer for the UK and Ireland specialising in new and used boat sales.  We also manage refit and repair projects and carry a range of spare parts and yacht accessories. You can visit us at Hamble Point Marina which is situated at the mouth of the Hamble River, you can phone us on +44 (0) 2380 454000 or visit our website at:

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