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Yamaha Boats 242 Limited for sale in Chicago, Illinois United States of America



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Chicago, Illinois United States of America




23.59 ft.






Make & Model

Yamaha Boats 242 Limited

Boat type



23.59 ft.

Fuel Type



Chicago, Illinois United States of America



8.5 ft.




1.67 ft.


2011 Yamaha 242 Limited

Freshwater Boat - 2 Owners

New Batteries September 2022

ONLY 180 Hours

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Returning as the best selling model in its class in 2010 is the Yamaha 242 Series that takes Yamaha Boats to its highest level of sophistication and refinement. Featuring the largest boat platform ever offered by Yamaha, the 24-foot, 11-person, 242 Series was designed from direct customer feedback to include their "wish list" of new features and technology as well as new signature design elements from Yamaha.

Exclusive to Yamaha 24-foot boats is the industry's first "rumble seat" design, a fun and innovative seating option that allows riders in the bow to enjoy a unique, front-facing point-of-view in the forward-most part of the bow when underway. Completing the bow is premium marine-grade upholstery, stainless-steel handrails, 4 stainless steel cupholders, multifunction filler cushion, a bow ladder, and an anchor locker.


  • The flagships of the Yamaha boat line offering the highest level of refinement Yamaha offers.
  • Twin 1.8L Yamaha marine engines.
  • Expansive bow seating that features first ever "rumble" seat design.
  • Latest version of Yamaha's award-winning stern lounge and swim platform design.
  • GPS instrumentation, Cruise Assist and 3-speed No Wake Mode.
  • Now rated with an 11-person capacity.

The cockpit of the 242 Series is roomy, lavish, and refined. The helm layout is minimalist and sophisticated with large analog gauges and integrated digital information displays that provide independently controlled access to a wide range of new information.

Utilizing an integrated GPS-based information control center, the digital displays can provide latitude, longitude, compass heading, elevation, water depth, trip odometer, clock, engine hours, engine speed, vessel voltage, vessel speed, highest speed, fuel level, fuel used and they are the first in their class to provide real time (gallons per hour and miles per gallon) fuel flow data.

Also at the helm is Yamaha's exclusive Cruise Assist and No Wake Mode. The Cruise Assist feature can be engaged at planing speeds. When engaged, Cruise Assist will hold the engines at a specific RPM for effortless cruising or towing and can be increased eight positions up and eight positions down at pre-set incrementsrpm depending on current engine speed). The No Wake Mode includes three different RPM settings allowing the driver to easily increase or decrease their no wake speed to find the optimum setting.

Completing the helm is a premium stereo system with direct plug-in iPod® connectivity inside the unit. When the iPod® is plugged into the stereo, it will charge automatically and can be controlled entirely through the stereo controls, as well as the remote control on the swim platform. In addition, the new premium stereo comes with a separate waterproof and floatable handheld remote that can control the entire system from up to 50 feet away. The 242 Series also features a total of six waterproof speakers including two on the swim platform offering more sound in more places than Yamaha has ever offered before.

Also included in the cockpit are a fully enclosed, carpeted head compartment, multiple storage areas for gear, a dinette table with side-mount, and a large removable cooler that stores under the passenger seat. NOTE: The cockpit seating in the 242 Limited includes a Captain's Chair for the first mate.

The two-tier stern lounge area and swim platform of the 240 Series is wide, comfortable, and low to the water, which makes reboarding even easier and hanging out at the stern with family and friends more fun.

Exclusive to the 242 Series are plush, padded backrests and seating pads on the stern lounge area. Completing the stern area is a dinette table with side-mount, a rear stereo remote, hydro-turf® deck mats, an integrated freshwater shower, stainless steel cupholders, and a reboarding ladder that extends deep into the water for effortless reboarding.

Under the waterline is Yamaha's dual internal drive propulsion system that delivers better performance and more peace of mind than traditional stern drive models.

Yamaha's ultra-responsive internal drive system brings the 242 Series on plane faster and accelerates quicker than comparable boats. The 242's shallow draft and enclosed impellers increase the boat's versatility, allowing you to travel to places not accessible to stern drive boats. Yamaha Boats also feature pump clean out ports that are easily accessible from the swim platform, allowing boat owners to effortlessly clean out any debris without getting in the water or having to reach under the boat. Additionally, the low maintenance of Yamaha Boats makes them always ready to launch, all season long.

Increased Engine Performance

Yamaha 24-foot boats are the first Yamaha boat to be powered by two of Yamaha's 1812cc four-stroke Yamaha Marine engines. These engines deliver industry-leading 0-30 MPH acceleration and greater top speed performance than comparable stern drive models.


  • Wide, long bow area with rumble seat backrests and multi-function bow filler cushion.
  • Twin Yamaha High Output engines that deliver class-leading performance, reliability, and durability.
  • Yamaha's exclusive three position No Wake Mode that allows the driver to set the engines at optimum no wake speed with the simple push of a button.
  • Innovative stern lounge area with table mount, padded seating, shower and stereo remote.
  • Full-featured helm with fly by wire, fuel flow meter and GPS controlled instrumentation.
  • Premium stereo with direct iPod® plug-in connectivity equipped with 6 waterproof speakers and an MP3 input.
  • Cruise Assist, Yamaha's exclusive feature that allows the driver to hold engine speed constant, ideal for long range rides and for maintaining a consistent speed while towing.
  • Freshwater shower built into the swim platform.
  • Premium marine vinyl upholstery and Berber carpet.
  • Fully enclosed, upholstered head compartment*.
  • Portable cooler with designated storage.
  • Stainless steel cupholders (15), rubrails and pull-up cleats.

Includes premium painted, matching trailer with spare tire, retractable tie down straps and LED taillights.

-Dual Captain Chairs.

-Available in Yacht Blue.


  • Engine Type Twin 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, 16-valve High Output Yamaha Marine engines
  • Displacement 1812cc/each
  • Impeller 3 blade, stainless steel
  • Length 23' 6"
  • Beam 8'6"
  • Draft 16"
  • Dry Weight: 242 Limited 3439 lbs.
  • Fuel Capacity 50.2 gal./Regular Unleaded
  • Storage 746.5 gal
  • Capacity 11 persons
  • Dead Rise 20º

Additional Units Included

  • 2011 Twin Axle Bunk


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.

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Cruising Speed

32.5 Knots

Engine Count


Engine Horse Power


Engine Location


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Hull Material


Hull Shape



Single Berths




Dry Weight


Engine Horse Power2




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Fuel Capacity Gal


Fuel Tanks Capacity

189.27 liters

No of Heads



The Yamaha Boats 242 Limited is 24 feet long and has a 8.5 feet beam and can hold up to 50 gallons of fuel. This 2011 Petrol Yamaha Boats 242 Limited powered by Yamaha 1812CC High Output with 360.00 horsepower is capable of reaching a maximum speed of 45.1 knots and a cruising speed of 32.5 Knots. The Yamaha Boats 242 Limited is made of fiberglass.


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