43' 5" (13.23m)

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Ida Lou
2002 43' 5" BENETEAU Cruising Sailboat 42 CC Oriental North Carolina United States
$125,000 USD

The 2002 43' 5" BENETEAU 42 CC Cruising Sailboat Ida Lou is a sail boat for sale located in Oriental, North Carolina, United States.


Beneteau 42 Center Cockpit magically combines the comfort you expect with the on-the-water confidence you demand. Featuring a striking, classic transom that has never been seen in the Center Cockpit Series, the 42CC is quite appealing to the traditional yachtsman. Her large, fixed dodger will protect you from the elements. The spacious salon and a tremendous amount of storage will accommodate the most active yachting lifestyle. And her cleverly concealed, two-step aft boarding platform will welcome all aboard with style and ease. 

Following the Beneteau tradition, the roomy, well lit interior will enchant all who venture below decks. Panoramic overhead deck lights flood her main salon with magical light. Numerous opening ports and hatches assure ample ventilation. Beautifully crafted cherry stained cabinetry completes the image of a comfortable, serene environment where you can simply kick back or entertain with confidence.

The well-appointed galley of the 42CC is complete with standard features, including hot/cold pressure water, electric refrigeration, and enough storage for the most demanding gourmet. At day's end, retire to her luxurious aft master suite with its comfortable centerline berth, built-in dressing table, settees, and large head with a separate shower. You'll wonder why you would want to sleep anywhere else. It's no magic that the 42CC is built to take you anywhere your imagination wants to go. Employing innovative, high-tech processes, and highly trained craftsmen, we construct every yacht to handle whatever the seas demand and provide many years of yachting pleasure. Only Beneteau, the world's leading builder of fine sailing yachts, has the resources to commission leading naval architects like Groupe Finot and translate their visions into truly remarkable yet affordable yachts.

Her inspired design, world-class performance, ease of handling, phenomenal storage, and a long list of standard features make the Beneteau 42 Center Cockpit the obvious choice for any sailor who longs for a carefree yachting lifestyle or bluewater adventure.

Contact the yacht broker to receive more information or schedule a showing of this 2002 43' 5" BENETEAU 42 CC Cruising Sailboat Ida Lou yacht for sale in Oriental, North Carolina, USA today!

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LENGTH 43' 5" (13.23m)
BUILT 2002
DRAFT 5' 11" (1.80m)
LOCATION Oriental, North Carolina, USA
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Designed by world-renowned naval architects, Groupe Finot, the Oceanis 42 CC is a classy bluewater passagemaker that features numerous standard innovations at a value price that is rather remarkable. The 42 CC entices the eye of the traditional yachtsman with the beauty of her striking classic transom. Never seen before in the Beneteau Center Cockpit series, this brand new design's sleek deck line creates a lean fetching profile while maintaining utmost functionality. On deck, the stylish hard dodger with opening windows provides extraordinary protection to the spacious center cockpit. Standard bulkhead steering opens up the cockpit making it extremely easy to entertain and maneuver about. The expansive aft deck is big enough to accommodate several lounge chairs and is perfect for relaxing while at anchor. One of the 42 CC's most interesting innovative features is found aft: a sliding section in the aft deck conceals a two-tread staircase leading to an exquisite boarding platform on the drop-down transom. While underway, the transom / boarding platform pulls up shut to form the classic transom. Like all Beneteaus, the interior of the 42 CC incorporates beautifully crafted cherry stained cabinetry and joinery. Large overhead panoramic deck lights flood the main salon with light and ventilation. The gourmet galley features plenty of storage for all cooking paraphernalia and has loads of counter space. The luxurious master suite is equipped with a comfy centerline berth, flanking settees for lounging, and a built-in dressing table. But perhaps one of the best features of the 42 CC is the incredible amount of storage throughout.


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2 cabin 2 head Center Cockpit Beneteau sailboat designed by naval architects, Groupe Finot


The salon has a U-shaped Dining area to Stbd with a table that drops to make an extra double berth. Sleeps six comfortably. The guest cabin is forward with separate head and shower in the bow. The Nav station is to port across from the dining area with a forward facing table and storage lockers both fore and aft of the nav station. Behind the Nav station is the Galley The linear configuration makes the Galley very easy to use under all conditions. The master cabin, aft, features a large center line berth with ample seating and storage to port and stbd. The in suite private head and separate shower are to stbd and very roomy.


The Cockpit is very comfortable and well protected from the weather setting well inboard of the gunwales with a hard dodger windshield. The spacious aft deck has ample seating and is perfect for entertaining and sun bathing. The unique drop down aft swim platform configuration allows for ease of boarding from the dock, water or dinghy.




The port side galley is equipped with microwave, double refrigeration unit with freezer, double burner propane stove with oven, double stainless sink, hot and cold pressure water, foot pump, ample counter space and storage.




Self bailing anchor locker with 2 opening hatches

Stem head fitting with 2 roller fairleads and dual anchor rollers s/s open bow pulpit

LEROY SOMMER 800w up/down electric windlass Bruce anchor with 200ft 3/8" BBB chain

Teak capped bulwark surrounding the deck

6 anodized aluminum mooring cleats

Forestay chainplate on the steamhead fitting

2 s/s lower shroud

s/s lifeline stanchions with two sets of covered s/s lifelines

Lifeline gates

2 teak handrails on coach-roof

2 dorade vents with s/s guards

2 genoa sheets tracks with adjustable cars

2 genoa sheet turning blocks

1 mainsheet track with adjustable car

Fiberglass cockpit windshield with opening windscreen and integrated sprayhood 4 lockers on the aft platform for mooring lines, fenders and gas bottles

Location for life raft with pad-eyes on coach-roof

Folding s/s bathing ladder

Cockpit shower

Teak rubbing strakes on both sides of the hull


Sailing and rigging


Anodized aluminum deck stepped mast Dacron mainsail with sail pack.


2 spreaders angled aft (20 degrees)

Partner fitting with articulated blocks to return halyards and reef lines to cockpit 1x19 stainless steel shrouds, lower shrouds, forestay and backstays (2)

1 main halyard, 1 genoa halyard

1 mainsheet with blocks, 2 genoa sheets

1 genoa furling line 1 boom topping lift Rigid boom vang

2- #48 CSTO Lewmar Primary Winches1- #40 CSTE electric maneuvering Winch on cabin top 1- stbd side #40 CSTO cabin top line Winch

1- #40 CSTO main sheet Winch aft of cockpit Dodger Bimini




Raymarine ST60 Tri data ( Depth, Speed & Log ) Raymarine ST60 Wind instrument

Raymarine ST6001 + Auto pilot VHF radio w/distress call  AM/FM Stereo CD player




56 hp Yanmar diesel engine with low hours Bow thruster

Electric Anchor windlass

Reverse cycle air conditioning with heat

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3 Lockwood Dr Suite 301 Charleston, 29401 USA

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