1990
Year
ABLE
Builder
42' (12.8m)
Length
2
Cabins

Blue Skies 1990 42' ABLE Aft Cockpit

Havre de Grace United States $295,000 USD


The 1990 42' ABLE ABLE 42 Aft Cockpit Blue Skies is a sail boat for sale located in Havre de Grace, Maryland, United States.

Blue Skies is a beautiful and unique boat. This elegant Raised Salon is a comfortable cruising design with forward facing windows located at normal eye height for a 'picture-window' view of the surroundings. B uilt by the world class craftsmen at Able Marine in Mount Desert Island Maine and exceptionally well designed by the renowned Chuck Paine, Blue Skies can be handled easily from the comfort of her Raised Salon and forward facing Nav Station or enjoy her balanced helm from the superb T-shaped aft cockpit. Blue Skies has benefited from a caring owners who have made extensive upgrades to the vessel over the years, least of which include; Leisure Furl boom, standing rigging, furling mainsail & genoa, Bimini, dodger, bow thruster, electronics, etc.. This boat is about the experience and she is perfect for the sailor looking for a classic beauty, seaworthiness, simplicity and amenities . The moment you step aboard you will know you’re on a very special yacht.

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LENGTH 42' (12.8m)
BUILDER ABLE
ASKING PRICE $295,000 USD
BUILT 1990
BEAM 12' 8" (3.86m)
DRAFT N/A
MAX SPEED N/A
CRUISING SPEED N/A
CABINS 2
GROSS TONNAGE 0.00
DISPLACEMENT 22000 Lbs
LOCATION Havre de Grace, Maryland, USA
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Vessel Information

Accommodations

Large V-berth forward w/standing headroom, bureau, cedar lockers port & starboard, outboard storage and ensued head w/shower. Next aft is spacious thwartship Galley. Main Salon w/raised U-shaped settee & dinette table to port, a large Nav Station to starboard w/forward facing custom seat and abundant of 'picture-window' like visibility...there are repeat helm instruments at this Nav Station. After cabin to port w/double berth, with (2) opening ports, cedar hanging locker & storage. Large head to starboard w/vanity, wet locker & shower. Varnished cheery interior woodwork throughout, Ultrasuede upholstery, teak framed screens for companionway & hatches, teak cabin sole.

Galley

Athwartships Galley located forward of Main Salon with Formica countertops, tile backlash, large SS sink with Seagull IV water purifier, engine drive Seafrost refrigerator/freezer, Force 10 propane stove w/oven, draws, cabinets and lockers.

Electronics
  • Custom Nav Station w/Radar, Chartplotter and Autohelm
  • At Helm; Raytheon GPS Chartplotter w/Radar
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Raymarine Instruments (Depth, Wind, Speed & Distance)
  • Raymaine Autohelm ST6000
  • VHF radio w/Remote at helm
Electrical

  120 Volt AC System

  • Bass 120-volt electrical distribution panel with amp and voltage meter
  • 30 Amp shore power inlet 
  • 30 Amp shore power cable

     12 Volt DC System 

  • 1 Starting Battery; 2 House Batteries
  • MagnaSine battery charger
  • Galvanic isolator
  • Jabsco fan installed to cool high-capacity alternator 
  • USB plugs in fwd and aft cabins 
  • Fans in forward and aft cabins
Mechanical
  • Yanmar 46hp diesel -  serviced regularly  ~ Oil sample performed 2016
  • Belts and hose replaced 2016
  • Engine box insulation 
  • PSS dripless shaft seal 
Canvas, Sails and Rigging

Sloop rig with removable inner forestay for Staysail. Anodized Aluminum mast with double spreaders, stepped on keel. Awlgripped mast and LeisureFurl boom. Cockpit layout and lines are led aft and designed for a couple to sail her with ease,especially with the addition of electric mainsail halyard winch.
Sail area: 804 sq ft.

  • Stainless steel Navtec rod rigging ~ complete overhaul in 2015 
  • (2) Hydraulic back stays with Navtec adjuster in cockpit
  • Forespar Combination Steaming & Deck light
  • Forespar guard to protect mast deck light 
  • LED Lights in Mast Head Tri-color
  • Harken shuttle blocks for reefing system in boom 
  • Hall Quick Vang (line led aft)
  • Harken traveler
  • Spinnaker pole 
  • Harken spinnaker pole car
  • Harken sheave for main halyard at top of mast 
  • Detachable inner forestay with Hyfield lever
  • Harken headsail furling system
  • Carbauer clutches

     Winches

     (8) winches all overhauled 

  • Harken Electric winch for mainsail on coach roof ~ 2019
  • (2) Barient 32 (2) speed self-tailing primary winches on cockpit coaming
  • (3) Barient 28 (2) speed self-tailing halyard winched on coach roof
  • (2) Barient 28 (2) speed self-tailing halyard winched on mast

     Sails

  • LeisureFurl Mainsail~ 2016
  • 135% Furling Genoa
  • 3.4oz Gennaker
  • Spinnaker
  • Storm staysail  ~ 2005

Canvas

  • Dodger (White) ~ 2016
  • Bimini (White) ~ 2016
  • Custon Covers for Hatches, Ports and large Salon windows.
  • Cockpit cushions – light blue ~ 2019
Upgrades and Re-Fits

Maintenance Re-Fit and Upgrades 

2007
(Winter Plan - Re-Fit) • Caribbean Refinishing North - Havre De Grace, MD •
Mast out and Boat Stored Inside

2008 Annapolis
• Two Air Conditioning units plan and Install 
• All Ducting and Grills / Vents
• Magnum Inverter installed with fusing and monitor (house and start or either*)
• (9) Main Salon windows removed and re-bed clear “bullet proof”
• Chromed Dorades
Bow Thruster Install
• Vetus Bow Thruster Fuse and touch panel delay
• Bow Thruster install (reduce forward water tank size), gel coat tube thruster Refit battery cable as required - gel coat floor beam notching
• Bow Washdown installed electrical wiring upgrade for thruster with helm control
• Propane Hatch fiber glass repair reinforcement
• General woodworking repair
• battery switch re-bed
• Stern rails and Bow rail extended for seating (stanchion type plate thru hull)
• Main Salon Reinstalled (9) windows (Mast A/C vents)
• New propane Harness
• Strainers for A/C thru hulls Bronze
• Mast - Re-bed
• (6) coats of epoxy on thruster
• Navigation upgrade Refit radar box to accommodate
• Lights - Main Salur ceiling and gallery lighting installed with “night-red” adjustable
• Bow pulpit plate bedding
• Radar GPS antenna install
• Install reinforce engine battery door and tie down box
• Groco deck wash kit installed
• E-80 Ray Marine multi-function system (Annapolis planning - hands on install)
• High powered Alternator installed

2009 WINTER
Cape Fear River • Bennett Brothers Yachts – Wilmington, North Carolina 
• Strip and varnish eyebrows, hatches toe rails, rub rails
• Remove rudder, removed shaft, install new shaft
• Cutlass Bearing replaced
• Shaft Seal replaced
• Bilge pump(s) redesigned - independent floats and House draw
• All cable and sheaves reset / replace
• Prop line shaft cutter install
• Fuel gauge on LP Gas
• Zincs replaced
• Interior varnish redone
• Propane box re-glassed
• Battery box and lockdown security

2010
Fort Rachel Marina – Mystic, Connecticut
• Replaced (2) heads and lines

2011 2012
• Dodsons Boat Yard – Stonington, CT (inside shed heated)

2013

• Dodsons Boat Yard Winter
• VHF radio on helm new AIS Doc side electronics

2014
• Hall Spars Standing Rig Report* -shroud set rod turnbuckles back stay wire $5,000

2015
• Dodson Boat Yard Indoor Winter storage inside 2014/2015
• Installed outboard motor lift
• Main Sheet Halyard and sail
• Revarnish toe rail and rub rail
• Replaced all sink and head hoses
• Life Raft Installed self-inflating in stern locker – Ditch bag
• Re-fit Amsteel running backs
• Lifelines replaced
• All Halyards removed 2009-2021 for the Winter

2016
• Dodson Boat Yard Indoor Winter storage 2016/2017
• Rod rigging replaced
• Engine oil analysis report*
• Magnum Meter Monitor reset
• Keel- ground to lead re-glassed
• Seacocks all serviced
• Disassembled windless and serviced

2017
• Dodson Boat Yard Indoor Winter storage 2016/2017
• Kay Electronics Portsmouth, RI solar panel install sockets

2018
• Keel- leading edge down to lead ballast re-toque interior keel bolts barrier coat

2019
• New genoa Bimini dodger and new frames
• 36” diameter re-leathered wheel with Dodger rails grab
• New connector with Dodger Bimini

2020
Fort Rachel Marina – Mystic, Connecticut

2021
• New Starter installed rewired
• Engine Exhaust Elbow Heat exchanger sand blast (New starter and wiring)
• Remove mast wiring harness and electronic components
• Mast Electrical Wiring Harness entire harness remade
• Mast Lights – new and hardware (tricolor anchor, mast head deck, VHF antenna)
• Install lifeline battery house and start
• Engine hoses- All replaced
• Max Prop re-build service
• Fly wheel sensor
• Holding tank valves replaced
• Swim Ladder Rebuilt
(All Halyards Removed and Messenger Lines Ran Outdoor Storage with Shrink Wrap/Canvas)

Disclaimer
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.

Vessel Details

Accommodations

Large V-berth forward w/standing headroom, bureau, cedar lockers port & starboard, outboard storage and ensued head w/shower. Next aft is spacious thwartship Galley. Main Salon w/raised U-shaped settee & dinette table to port, a large Nav Station to starboard w/forward facing custom seat and abundant of 'picture-window' like visibility...there are repeat helm instruments at this Nav Station. After cabin to port w/double berth, with (2) opening ports, cedar hanging locker & storage. Large head to starboard w/vanity, wet locker & shower. Varnished cheery interior woodwork throughout, Ultrasuede upholstery, teak framed screens for companionway & hatches, teak cabin sole.

Galley

Athwartships Galley located forward of Main Salon with Formica countertops, tile backlash, large SS sink with Seagull IV water purifier, engine drive Seafrost refrigerator/freezer, Force 10 propane stove w/oven, draws, cabinets and lockers.

Electronics
  • Custom Nav Station w/Radar, Chartplotter and Autohelm
  • At Helm; Raytheon GPS Chartplotter w/Radar
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Raymarine Instruments (Depth, Wind, Speed & Distance)
  • Raymaine Autohelm ST6000
  • VHF radio w/Remote at helm
Electrical

  120 Volt AC System

  • Bass 120-volt electrical distribution panel with amp and voltage meter
  • 30 Amp shore power inlet 
  • 30 Amp shore power cable

     12 Volt DC System 

  • 1 Starting Battery; 2 House Batteries
  • MagnaSine battery charger
  • Galvanic isolator
  • Jabsco fan installed to cool high-capacity alternator 
  • USB plugs in fwd and aft cabins 
  • Fans in forward and aft cabins
Mechanical
  • Yanmar 46hp diesel -  serviced regularly  ~ Oil sample performed 2016
  • Belts and hose replaced 2016
  • Engine box insulation 
  • PSS dripless shaft seal 
Canvas, Sails and Rigging

Sloop rig with removable inner forestay for Staysail. Anodized Aluminum mast with double spreaders, stepped on keel. Awlgripped mast and LeisureFurl boom. Cockpit layout and lines are led aft and designed for a couple to sail her with ease,especially with the addition of electric mainsail halyard winch.
Sail area: 804 sq ft.

  • Stainless steel Navtec rod rigging ~ complete overhaul in 2015 
  • (2) Hydraulic back stays with Navtec adjuster in cockpit
  • Forespar Combination Steaming & Deck light
  • Forespar guard to protect mast deck light 
  • LED Lights in Mast Head Tri-color
  • Harken shuttle blocks for reefing system in boom 
  • Hall Quick Vang (line led aft)
  • Harken traveler
  • Spinnaker pole 
  • Harken spinnaker pole car
  • Harken sheave for main halyard at top of mast 
  • Detachable inner forestay with Hyfield lever
  • Harken headsail furling system
  • Carbauer clutches

     Winches

     (8) winches all overhauled 

  • Harken Electric winch for mainsail on coach roof ~ 2019
  • (2) Barient 32 (2) speed self-tailing primary winches on cockpit coaming
  • (3) Barient 28 (2) speed self-tailing halyard winched on coach roof
  • (2) Barient 28 (2) speed self-tailing halyard winched on mast

     Sails

  • LeisureFurl Mainsail~ 2016
  • 135% Furling Genoa
  • 3.4oz Gennaker
  • Spinnaker
  • Storm staysail  ~ 2005

Canvas

  • Dodger (White) ~ 2016
  • Bimini (White) ~ 2016
  • Custon Covers for Hatches, Ports and large Salon windows.
  • Cockpit cushions – light blue ~ 2019
Upgrades and Re-Fits

Maintenance Re-Fit and Upgrades 

2007
(Winter Plan - Re-Fit) • Caribbean Refinishing North - Havre De Grace, MD •
Mast out and Boat Stored Inside

2008 Annapolis
• Two Air Conditioning units plan and Install 
• All Ducting and Grills / Vents
• Magnum Inverter installed with fusing and monitor (house and start or either*)
• (9) Main Salon windows removed and re-bed clear “bullet proof”
• Chromed Dorades
Bow Thruster Install
• Vetus Bow Thruster Fuse and touch panel delay
• Bow Thruster install (reduce forward water tank size), gel coat tube thruster Refit battery cable as required - gel coat floor beam notching
• Bow Washdown installed electrical wiring upgrade for thruster with helm control
• Propane Hatch fiber glass repair reinforcement
• General woodworking repair
• battery switch re-bed
• Stern rails and Bow rail extended for seating (stanchion type plate thru hull)
• Main Salon Reinstalled (9) windows (Mast A/C vents)
• New propane Harness
• Strainers for A/C thru hulls Bronze
• Mast - Re-bed
• (6) coats of epoxy on thruster
• Navigation upgrade Refit radar box to accommodate
• Lights - Main Salur ceiling and gallery lighting installed with “night-red” adjustable
• Bow pulpit plate bedding
• Radar GPS antenna install
• Install reinforce engine battery door and tie down box
• Groco deck wash kit installed
• E-80 Ray Marine multi-function system (Annapolis planning - hands on install)
• High powered Alternator installed

2009 WINTER
Cape Fear River • Bennett Brothers Yachts – Wilmington, North Carolina 
• Strip and varnish eyebrows, hatches toe rails, rub rails
• Remove rudder, removed shaft, install new shaft
• Cutlass Bearing replaced
• Shaft Seal replaced
• Bilge pump(s) redesigned - independent floats and House draw
• All cable and sheaves reset / replace
• Prop line shaft cutter install
• Fuel gauge on LP Gas
• Zincs replaced
• Interior varnish redone
• Propane box re-glassed
• Battery box and lockdown security

2010
Fort Rachel Marina – Mystic, Connecticut
• Replaced (2) heads and lines

2011 2012
• Dodsons Boat Yard – Stonington, CT (inside shed heated)

2013

• Dodsons Boat Yard Winter
• VHF radio on helm new AIS Doc side electronics

2014
• Hall Spars Standing Rig Report* -shroud set rod turnbuckles back stay wire $5,000

2015
• Dodson Boat Yard Indoor Winter storage inside 2014/2015
• Installed outboard motor lift
• Main Sheet Halyard and sail
• Revarnish toe rail and rub rail
• Replaced all sink and head hoses
• Life Raft Installed self-inflating in stern locker – Ditch bag
• Re-fit Amsteel running backs
• Lifelines replaced
• All Halyards removed 2009-2021 for the Winter

2016
• Dodson Boat Yard Indoor Winter storage 2016/2017
• Rod rigging replaced
• Engine oil analysis report*
• Magnum Meter Monitor reset
• Keel- ground to lead re-glassed
• Seacocks all serviced
• Disassembled windless and serviced

2017
• Dodson Boat Yard Indoor Winter storage 2016/2017
• Kay Electronics Portsmouth, RI solar panel install sockets

2018
• Keel- leading edge down to lead ballast re-toque interior keel bolts barrier coat

2019
• New genoa Bimini dodger and new frames
• 36” diameter re-leathered wheel with Dodger rails grab
• New connector with Dodger Bimini

2020
Fort Rachel Marina – Mystic, Connecticut

2021
• New Starter installed rewired
• Engine Exhaust Elbow Heat exchanger sand blast (New starter and wiring)
• Remove mast wiring harness and electronic components
• Mast Electrical Wiring Harness entire harness remade
• Mast Lights – new and hardware (tricolor anchor, mast head deck, VHF antenna)
• Install lifeline battery house and start
• Engine hoses- All replaced
• Max Prop re-build service
• Fly wheel sensor
• Holding tank valves replaced
• Swim Ladder Rebuilt
(All Halyards Removed and Messenger Lines Ran Outdoor Storage with Shrink Wrap/Canvas)

Disclaimer
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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