The Pearson 424 is a classic Bill Shaw cruising design featuring solid construction, good sailing performance, shoal draft with skeg-hung rudder, a versatile ketch rig, and comfortable cruising accomodations. If you're heading to the islands, sailing in Maine or just looking for a roomy, capable weekender, this boat should be on your list. It features two large private staterooms both with custom quilted mattresses, an exceptional cruising galley with ample counter space & storage, and a roomy cockpit that can accommodate a large family or many guests at anchor. Last One has been well maintained and updated by her knowledgeable and talented owner.
"Last One" has had many upgrades and improvements over the years, including in-mast roller furling, and much of the electrical system has been upgraded and customize of ease of use and longevity. If you're looking for a proven bluewater design, with quality construction, you own it to yourself to inspect Last One.....she's worth a look.
DETAILS & DIMENSIONS
Speed / Weight
Hull & Deck
424 (Ketch rig)
Coast Guard #:
Guest SR/S: 3/7
- Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
42' 4" (12.90m)
33' 8" (10.26m)
13' 0" (3.96m)
5' 3" (1.60m)
48' 10" (14.88m)
Cruise Speed RPM:
Cruise Speed Range:
Max Speed RPM:
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58 HP FWC, 2:1 reduction in v-drive
Last One has a spacious varnished teak interior featuring 2 private staterooms, a large sea-going galley, a roomy head with shower stall and a unique dual-entry arrangement enabling privacy in the aft cabin.
Forward cabin features a large v-berth with a mattress. Includes a dressing table with wash basin, a seat, hanging locker, and bureau. Opening hatch above berth provides light and ventilation.
Main Salon features conventional port & starboard settees that convert to a small double. Centerline drop-leaf teak table seats 6 comfortably port & starboard. Shelves and lockers behind settees for books and assundries. More storage underneath. Light colored headliner and large opening hatch keep the salon bright and airy.
Aft to starboard is an auxiliary entryway ladder that accesses the deck via a sliding hatch. This allows privacy for the off-watch crew in the aft cabin. Storage lockers underneath ladder.
Aft to port is the large U-shaped galley.
Across from the galley to starboard is the large head and separate shower. Head features manual marine toilet w/'Y'-valve and holding tank, vanity, SS sink w/ H/C pressure water. There is a large separate shower stall which can double as a wet locker. The shower features a seat with a built-in soak tub underneath.
The aft cabin features a large double berth to port with storage underneath, and the nav station to starboard. Nav station has a swing out seat. Excellent engine access available under companionway steps.
All interior cushions are in excellent condition
Teak & Holly sole is in excellent condition due to constant use of rugs
There is an exceptional U-shaped galley with ample counter space and storage.
3-burnerpropane stove with oven and pull-over cover
Large ice box with Adler Barbour 12V cold-plate refrigeration
Salt water galley pump
Fresh water pump
Large dry storage locker
Large and deep SS double sink with auxiliary hand pumps (F/W & S/W)
H/C pressure water
Raymarine Depth , Speed/Log, Wind speed and angle
12-volt DC and 110-volt AC
3 sets of 12-volt batteries
(2) auto bilge pump; (1) manual pump
(2) shore power chord's & AC outlets throughout
12 gallon H/W heater
Electroscan treatment system & macerator pump
Interior lights switched to LED lights
4KW Kubota Generator
Hull and Deck
Custom double bow roller on teak bowsprit w/ rigid bobstay
45 lb. CQR on roller with chain and rode, housed in a deep chain locker
Secondary Danforth anchor w/rode
Chain/rode electric windlass
double lifelines with opening gates
Custom opening in transom rail to better access swim ladder
Lewmar hatche's (4) and opening port's
Recent Dodger & Bimini
Second companionway for quick access to main salon and galley
Stern anchor winch
Raised Toe-rail and Rub-rail
Edson wheel with brake and controls on pedestal
Sails and Rigging
Self TailingLewmar Genoa Winches
Transom boarding Ladder, with walk-through rail gate
Harken roller Furling on Genoa
Spinnaker with Sail, Sock, and Pole
Stoway Main Sail
Engine and Mechanical
Westerbeke 58HP FWC diesel with only 1375 hours. The owner has maintained this Westerbeke over the years and it is in excellent condition.
Destroyer wheel, binnacle guard, brake, Ritchie compass
Borg Warner transmission w/V-drive
Engine gauges w/alarms
3-Blade fixed prop (Spare three bladed prop)
Racor fuel filter
Groco raw water strainer
Water temperature, oil pressure, amp/volt gauges
Water temperature, oil pressure alarms
(2) Electric & (1) manual bilge pumps
Fresh water pump
4 Fire extinguishers