Cascade 42 Sloop
This Cascade 42 sloop rigged ocean-going cruiser is a documented vessel named "Born Free". Its previous owner, sailed "Born Free" to the South Seas, as far as Antofagasta, Chile, back north through the Panama and the islands of the Carribean, as far North in the Atlantic as the St. Lawrence River and into the Great Lakes, and back to the Panama Canal and Hawaii.
Born Free's present owner replaced the mast and rigging, refiberglassed the top of the boat, installed 15 new portholes, put a new Volvo Penta diesel engine, new, state-of-the-art dripless packing box, new voltage regulator and charger, new fuel tank and had it rewired. Additionally, the old interior was removed and replaced it with a new interior and paneling. The hull is in excellent shape and is typical of the fine construction of Cascade Yachts. "Born Free" is presently moored at the Ala Wai Yacht in Honolulu, Hawaii. The boat is in very good condition, and was recently drydocked and painted with four coats of the best bottom paint.
This boat could sail anywhere. It is good looking and safe. A true blue water cruiser which can be sailed single handed easily. If you have any questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org
General Specs and Information
Model: CASCADE 42
Year launched: 1973
Year hull was molded: 1972
(Overall length 46", if bowsprit is included);
Hull length: 42'0"
Displacement: 18,500 lbs.
Ballast: 6200 lbs.
Builder: Yacht Constructors, Inc.
Hull: Fiberglass, handlaid
Deck: Plywood frames/FG over
Steering: Ped./spade rudder
Settee of a Cascade 42
Spars and Rigging
Mast(s): Aluminum Boom: Wood Whisker Pole: None
Spinnaker Pole: Yes
Standing rigging: S/S 1x19
Running rigging: Sails and Sail Control Main: 1 each, good Genoas: 1 each, good; 2 add'l optional Working jibs: Storm Storm trysail, New Spinnaker, Other sails:, Halyard winches: 6
Sheet winches: 4 Main reef: Slab reefing Jib reef: 1 row Vang: None
Engine Model: Volvo Penta 3 cyl. 33 HP
Propeller: 3 blade/fixed
HP: 33 Number of cylinders: Three; Condition: Excellent
Hours: Est. 100
Cruising speed @ RPM: 6.5 knots@2200 RPM
Fuel consumption per hour: 0.65 gallons/hr
Fuel tanks: 1 tanks, 75 gallons
Built in water tank: 188 gallons Material: Fiberglass
Holding tanks: Yes Material: Unknown
DC: 12V AC: 110V outlets
Shore power: Yes w/cord Alternator(s): Yes
Battery charger: Yes
Batteries: 2 sets. (4 6volt lead/acid)
Stereo: Excellent speaker system VCR/TV: Yes.
Accommodations - Total sleeping accommodations: 7 in 3 cabins; Double berths: Two; Single berths: Three; Number of cabins/staterooms: 2 aft, main salon and Head #1 : For'd of main cabin; Enclosed: Yes; Shower: Yes; Head #2: Enclosed: N/A Shower; N/A Dinette: L shape; Chart table: Yes; Paneling and trim: Mahogany and white Upholstery, Galley and Appliances Location: starboard Sink: Big single H/C; Pres. H/C Ref: Yes; 3 level Stove: LPG 3 burn + oven
Anchor systems Anchor #1 type: 45# Bruce Anchor #1 rode: Chain, 300' 5/8" nylon Anchor #2 type: 45# CQR Anchor #2 rode: 100' 3/8" BBB chain; Windlass: 2 speed Manual: Yes Electric: No Safety Equipment; PFD's: 5 Flares: Unknown Horseshoe: Yes; EPIRB: None; Life raft: Yes; Dinghy: None; Bilge pumps: 1 man, 1 elec Horn: Unknown Bell: Yes; MOB pole: None; Fire extinguishers portable: Yes; Additional design notations and special equipment Cabin/deck style: Aft cockpit Dodger: FG dodger. Canvas covers: Sail covers
Interior view of a Cascade 42
(A) Off-shore cruising, sloop rig
(B) Hull and deck are insulated
(C) Lots of boat with lots of privacy.
All information in this document if believed to be correct, but is not warranted so.
About Cascade Boats (Excerpts from an Internet article)
Cascades have been finished by hundreds of owners, each in a different way, yet nothing disastrous has ever happened. In fact the problem, if there is one, is that owner-builders tend to overbuild everything. But then the hulls are also overbuilt as well, laminated with 8 layers of 24 oz. woven roving below the waterline on the 29 and 12 layers on the 42. (The expression "bulletproof" is often bandied around, but 45 slugs really do bounce off these hulls, which have survived groundings and collisions that would have sunk lighter boats.)
Whether you wish to sail the Pacific, or simply have a beautiful yacht to come to and stay in Hawaii, at one of the most beautiful vacation resorts in the world (without having to pay $300 or more per day for a hotel), BORN FREE is the boat and home for you - waiting.
All information is believed to be correct but not warranted
PHOTOS OF "BORN FREE"
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Layout of a Cascade 42 Ketch ( same layout as the sloop but with soft dodger )
Hull repainted white since photo was taken
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