The Frers designed Hallberg-Rassy 42F was built during 1991 - 2001. A total of 181 hulls were built. The Hallberg-Rassy 42 F is a very popular and comfortable cruising yacht for which distance is no object. For a yachtsman not interested in the latest regatta gimmicks but in a proper yacht with more than respectable speed, this is the one! This Frers designed 42F is not to be confused with the Enderlein designed 42 (E). Info about the difference between the Hallberg-Rassy 42F Mk I and Mk II may be found here.


The Hallberg-Rassy 42F is a contemporary cruising yacht which embodies the builder's expertise with the 1991 design skills of Germán Frers. The end result being a superb cruising yacht with sparkling performance which is a pleasure to sail and will give pride of ownership indefinitely.

The hull was designed for its seaworthiness and to give good sailing, it was not built to a formula or to maximise racing rules. The deck is laid for correct functioning rather than appearance, the fact that it looks so good is a bonus. With regard to equipment you will see typical Hallberg-Rassy solutions plus some innovations which represent real improvements.

Hallberg-Rassy 42F Mk II Data Sheet

Designer Germán Frers, Argentina
CE category A - Unlimited ocean voyages
Hull length 13.22 m / 43' 4"
Waterline at rest 10.35 m / 34'
Beam 3.95 m / 12' 11"
Draft, empty standard boat 2.00 m / 6' 7"*
Displacement, empty standard boat 12 500 kg / 27 558 lbs
Keel weight 4 700 kg / 10 360 lbs
Keel type lead on deep bilge
* = Also available as a 30 cm more shallow draft version
Headroom saloon 2.00 m 6' 7"
Sail area with jib 89 m² / 958 sq ft
Sail area with genoa 101 m² / 1 087 sq ft
Engine Volvo Penta Volvo Penta TMD22
Power 56 kW / 76 HP
Diesel 420 litres / 111 US gallon
Fresh water tanks 685 litres / 181 US gallon
Mast over water, without antennas/Windex 18.5 m / 60' 8"
Transport height with windscreen 4.39 m / 14' 5"
Transport height without windscreen 4 m / 13' 1"