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Cabo Rico 42 for sale in Trinidad and Tobago for $270,000 (£193,123)

14 m
$270,000 (£193,123)
3.9 m
Tax Status
Tax Unpaid
Draft Max
1.6 m
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Hull Material
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About this Cabo Rico 42

Strikingly beautiful inside and out, fully equipped and solidly built, this Chuck Paine designed sailing vessel is ready now for comfortable, safe passage-making and cruising wherever you want to go. With a modified full keel, cutter rig and fully battened mainsail, her seakeeping abilities are outstanding in a wide range of conditions. 

Sail Magazine has called the Cabo Rico 42 'The Ultimate Bluewater Cruiser'. 
Exterior design features a clipper bow, teak caprails, moulded-in stainless steel rub strake, dinghy and outboard davits. The well laid out interior is nicely appointed including solid teak joinery throughout. 

Fully air-conditioned at anchor with genset or dockside with shore power. Well ventilated with 19 hatches & stainless steel port lights and 4 stainless steel dorades. 

En suite shower compartment adjoining head. 

Avon RIB with 15HP outboard. 

Navigation And Electronics

 Raymarine Quantum Radar (New, Dec 2017) mounted on mast

Raymarine Axiom Chart Plotters (2) (New, Dec 2017) NavStation MFD 9”, Helm MFD 7”

B&G ACP-2 Autopilot


B&G Speed, Depth, Wind at Nav Station w/repeaters at helm pedestal

JRC GPS (JLR 4340)

ICOM 710RT SSB HF Radio w/counterpoise system laid in hull

ICOM AT-130 Automatic Antenna Tuner

SSB insulated backstay antenna

AIS Vespar Marine XB-6000 Transponder w/dedicated GPS

ICOM M502 VHF Radio w/DCS & Remote Mic


Yanmar 4JH-3E 56 horsepower diesel engine, 2793 hours (February 2019)

2002 Faryman generator with sound shield. 2025 hours (February 2019)

Bow Thruster: Wesmar V2-8

Watermaker: Spectra Santa Cruz 12 VDC

Air Conditioning: Cruisair reverse cycle heat pump 16,000 BTU 3 evaporator/blower units

Propeller: MaxProp VP 3 blade auto-feathering propeller

Fuel Transfer Pump, Electric: Reverso

Racor Fuel Filters (3) for Yanmar & Generator

Fuel Priming Pump, Electric

Bilge Pumps: 2 Electric, 1 Manual & high water alarm

Holding tank pump, manual

Water heater, Seaward 6 gallon

Fresh water pressure system


 30 & 50 amp shore power service

Shore power cord

Lifeline AGM batteries: House bank 625AH capacity, Group 31 (5)

Optima AGM engine start battery

Battery switches, house & engine

Balmar 100 amp alternator

Balmar MC612H smart regulator

Heart Inverter/Charger 2000 watts

Solar panels 135W (2), Kyocera

Charge Controller, Blue Sky 2512i (X)

Battery Combiner (Automatic Charging Relay) Blue Sea ML7620

Dynaplate bronze grounding system

WEMA electric tank gauges, water, fuel & holding tank

Cantalupe spot lights (8, 4-LED)

Dome Light (Red/White) (15, 4-LED)

Masthead tricolor sailing light (LED)

Masthead anchor light (LED)

Foredeck light

Spreader lights

Steaming light

Lightening protection device: No Strike


 Refrigerator w/Freezer (8.5 cu. ft.) Nova Kool 12VDC

Force 10 propane stove w/3 top burners, broiler/oven

Double stainless steel sinks

Hot & cold pressure water system

Microwave oven, built-in

Water purification filters on pressure & manual pump water systems

Salt Water manual pump

Fresh Water manual pump

Refrigerator Sump manual pump

Corian counter-tops

Overhead teak cabinet


 Forepeak has forward stateroom w/V-berth, hanging locker, stowage space

Aft through bulkhead door into forward passage with enclosed head area w/separate shower compartment to port & hanging

locker opposite

Aft into main saloon with dinette (makes additional berth) & cabin table along the port side, settee/stowage to starboard

Teak/fabric mast cover

Further aft, large U-shaped galley to port. Nav station & access to aft stateroom to starboard

Aft stateroom includes quarterberth, hanging locker & additional stowage.

Access to main engine via several removable panels below the galley counter on centerline

Navigation station is very accommodating with large chart table & storage space

Main electrical panelboard located at nav. center/chart table

Courtesy lights on companionway staircase

Recessed lights in bookcases

Stereo system AM/FM, speakers inside (2)

Blue Ultra Suede upholstery

Hella two-speed fans (7)

Teak and Holly sole


Doyle mainsail, fully battened w/Batcars

Doyle 120% Genoa

Doyle Staysail

Mainsail bag mounted on boom with DYNEEMA Lazy Jacks system


 2 - Lewmar Ocean 54 CCST-E Electric primary winches

1 - Lewmar 40CCST-E Electric main halyard/reefing winch on coach roof

2 - Lewmar Ocean 40CCST secondary winches

1 - Lewmar Ocean 40CCST mainsheet winch

2 - Lewmar Ocean 40CCST genoa & staysail halyard winches on mast

Standing Rigging

 Standing Rigging (New - Dec 2016) 1X19 SS wire, StaLok terminal fittings

Running Backs (DYNEEMA)

Mast: anodized aluminum, keel-stepped

Whisker pole: Forespar Line Control model, mast mount

Rod Vang, Performance SS

Profurl LC genoa furling system

Profurl LC staysail furling system

Harken blocks & traveler tackle

Split backstay w/SSB insulators

Running Rigging

 All lines lead aft through two banks of stoppers placed on coach roof in cockpit, making it possible to carry out all mainsail

adjustments & reefing single handed without leaving safety of cockpit


Edson Diamond Series pedestal w/36" wheel steering w/Elkhide cover

Pedestal guard & brake

Bimini, Dodger w/connecting piece & shade enclosures

Strataglass Vinyl enclosure (New - Dec 2017)

Grab bar on Dodger Elkhide covered

grab bar on dodger

Side grab bars on dodger

Custom cockpit cushions

Teak cockpit sole w/angled teak foot braces

Teak table, pedestal mounted w/drop leaves


 Fuel: 118 Gallons

Water: 100 Gallons

Holding: 30 Gallons

Deck And Hull

 White, modified-full keel hull w/dark blue Boot and cove stripes, toast color canvas

Non-skid area tan colored on fiberglass decks

Hull & deck construction: hand laid solid fiberglass, sanded between each cured layer;

Hull cored with Corecell providing thermal & sound insulation properties

Deck cored with 1/12" Baltek balsa core sandwiched between 1808 stitched cloth

Solid fiberglass construction in way of thru bolted hardware

ISO-NPG gelcoat & interior hull surfaces are gel-coated (gray)

Hull to deck joint is well done w/raised bulwark flange, attached to internal flange using 3m 5200 marine sealant/adhesive, S/S

1/4-20 bolts with washers & aircraft locking nuts

Keel internal, encapsulated ballast

Rudder is solid fiberglass with 3/8 X 3" extra strong "Core 10" rudder skeleton

Rudder post is made of 1 1/2" Aquamet 22 solid S/S

Molded in rub rails with S/S strike rails

Heavy teak cap rails, including transom

Teak sheathed bow pulpit with 2 S/S anchor roller assemblies

Awning (Sunbrella)

Covers (Sunbrella) for dorade boxes, pedestal, winches, and hatches

HULL (below water line):

Barrier Coats: Amercoat 385 polyamide cured epoxy coating

Antifouling: Seahawk Islands 44+

Safety Equipment

Seasafe 4 person Liferaf t with stainless steel deck cradle

EPIRB: 406MHz ACR Global Fix

LPG locker - vented port & stbd (for 2-10lb tanks)

Pulpits, S/S Double railed, bow & stern

Lifelines: Heavy S/S lifeline stanchions, bulwark side-mounted

Port & starboard lifeline gates w/safety hooks

Stern rigid rail gate

S/S & Teak stepped folding ladder w/safety hooks

LifeSling Rescue System

Emergency Tiller


 12 opening Ports S/S with screens

6 opening Hatches with screens

4 Dorades S/S with teak boxes and S/S guard

Miscellaneous Deck Gear

 Kato S/S Dinghy davits & Outboard davit

Magma Propane Grill

Magma Rail-mount Table

Shower, fresh water cockpit

Shaped helmsman seat

Teak flagstaff w/S/S socket

Aere Fenders (4), Fender Balls (2), Taylor Made (3), Dock lines (6)

Anchors And Mooring

 (7) 12" S/S mooring cleats w/adjacent S/S hawseholes

S/S bow facing plates on anchor platform w/double anchor rollers

Windlass: Muir MVRS 1600 electric, Gypsy/Capstan

Rocna 55 lb anchor w/265' 3/8 high test chain

CQR 45 lb anchor w/200’ 3/4 rope rode

Tender And Outboard

 Yamaha Enduro 15HP (New – Nov 2015)

Avon 310 RIB Hypalon tender 2007 Model


DesignerChuck Paine
Displacement(kgs)12156.28 kilograms
Dry Weight12156.28 kilograms
Engine Horse Power56.0
Engine Hours2793
Engine TypeOther
No of Heads1
Hull TypeMonohull
Propeller Type3 Blade, Folding


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