ADMIRED FOR HER CLEAN FLUSH DECK

Hallberg-Rassy 42 (E) was built from 1980 until 1991. A total of 255 hulls were built. She is admired for her clean flush deck and numeral boats have sailed around the globe. Well known Hallberg-Rassy 42E sailors include John Neal from the USA with "Mahina Tiare II" and Rollo Gebhardt from Germany with "Solveig IV". In the beginning, only the ketch rig configuration was offered. Later the sloop version was introduced and in the end almost only sloops rig 42E were built. The 42 (E) is an Enderlein design is not to be confused with the Frers designed Hallberg-Rassy 42 (F) that was built between 1991 and 2001.

Hallberg-Rassy 42E Data Sheet

Designers Christoph Rassy / Olle Enderlein
Hull length 12.93 m / 42' 4"
Waterline at rest 10.5 m / 34' 6"
Beam 3.78 m / 12' 5"
Draft, empty standard boat 2.05 m * / 6' 9" *
Displacement, empty standard boat 11 500 kg / 25 353 lbs
Keel weight 4 500 kg / 9 920 lbs
Keel type Incapsulated steel keel in deep bilge
Sail area with 100 % working jib, ketch rig 79 m²
Sail area with 100 % working jib, sloop rig 75.5 m²
* = Also available as a 30 cm more shallow draft version with incapsulated lead keel  
Sail area with genoa, ketch rig 101.5 m²
Sail area with genoa, sloop rig 95 m²
Headroom saloon 1.85 m (6’1”)
Engine, Volvo Penta MD 21, MD 31A, TMD 31
Power for MD 31A 62 HP / 46 kW
Speed under power 8.1 knots
Fresh water 725 litres / 192 US gallon
Diesel 395 litres / 105 US gallon
Mast over water, ketch, without Windex 16.27 m / 53 ft 5 inch
Mast over water, sloop, without Windex 17.74 m / 58 ft 3 inch
Transport height without windscreen, winches removed 3.82 m / 12' 6"
Transport height with windscreen 4.00 m / 13' 1"