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Nauticat 42 Sloop is a Offshore deck saloon motorsailer built by Nauticat Yachts\xa0&\xa0Siltala Yachts and designed by Kaj Gustafsson. Her first hull was built in 1995 and a Keel stepped mast mast configuration.

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NAUTICAT 42 SLOOP Sailboat Specifications​


Builder(s)Nauticat Yachts\xa0&\xa0Siltala Yachts
Designer(s)Kaj Gustafsson
categoryOffshore deck saloon motorsailer
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built200
First Hull Built1995
Last Hull Built2018
AppendagesKeel fin with bulb
HelmTwin helm wheels
RudderSingle semi-spade rudder
CockpitRaised aft cockpit
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal700 L / 184.9 gal
Ballast Ratio0.29


Hull Length13 m / 42.8 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)10.35 m / 34 ft
Beam (width)4 m / 13.1 ft
Draft1.95 m / 6.5 ft
Fore Freeboard1.65 m / 5.5 ft
Mid-Ship Freeboard1.42 / 4.8 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 16000 kg / 35274 lb
Ballast Weight4600 kg / 10141 lb


Critical Hull Speed7.81 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)409
Ballast Ratio0.29
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement15.36 m²/T / 165 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement26.85 m²/T / 289 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL20 m / 65.7 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders Angle0 °
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire
Upwind Sail Area97.5 m² / 1049 ft²
Downwind Sail Area170.5 m² / 1835 ft²
Mainsail Area39.5 m² / 425 ft²
Genoa Area58 m² / 624 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power110 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity700 L / 184.9 gal

Below Deck

Fridge Capacity100 L / 26.4 gal