Make:  Hunter

Model:  Passage 42

Price: $99,000

Length: 42′

Year: 1990

Fuel Type: Diesel

Location: Oriental, NC



Call or Email Jerry Thompson direct for additional information or to schedule an appointment

Phone or Text: 
(732) 299-8810

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 Super clean and ready to move aboard and sail away!

Over $20,000 in upgrades in 2023!

 Libra offers all the amenities desired for living aboard and extended cruising!   The interior is warm and comfortable and the 14′ beam provides plenty of living space.  Her furling head and mainsails and electric winch make sailing easy and fun, sailing performance hasn’t been compromised and she is a competent club racer.

She has an 8KW Onan generator and two zone air-conditioning.  Come take a look!

See full specs below for additional details. Ready to Get Away!

Please contact the listing broker Jerry Thompson direct at (732) 299-8810 or by email at for additional information or to schedule an appointment.

42 Hunter Passage 42 – 1990

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Designer: Hunter Design Team


LOA:  42’6″

Beam:  14’0″


Fuel:  70 Gallons


Engine Make:  Yanmar

Engine Model:  4JH2-TE

Engine H.P.:  62


LWL:  38’0″

Draft:  4’11”


Water:  150 Gallons


Engine Year:  1990

Engine Hours:  2975

Engine Type:  Inboard


Ballast:  7,600

Displacement:  24,000


Waste: 26 Gallons


Drive Type: 

Propeller Type:  2 Blade Folding

Propeller Material: Bronze

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Port Side
Starboard Side
Deck Aft
Aft Deck
Underway II
Underway III
Cockpit Aft
Cockpit Forward
Bimini Underside
Salon Aft
Salon Port


The expansive teak interior is warm and comfortable for extended cruising or entertaining of large groups.  The 14′ beam gives all the spaciousness you need. The dining table seats on all sides and converts to a double berth when needed.  The galley has all the amenities of home including separate refrigerator and freezer.  A full sized Nav station is tucked out of the way. The aft master stateroom features a queen island berth, full headroom and a private head. Forward is a guest stateroom and head.

Notable features include: 


    • U Shaped Settee with Table and Centerline Bench Seat (Converts to Double Berth)
    • Full Size Navigation Station with Foldaway Seat
    • Television
    • Salon Speakers
    • Operable Hatches and Ports
    • Teak and Holly Sole


    • Gimballed Force 10 Oven with Three Burner Stove Top and Safety Bar
    • Top Load Refrigerator and Freezers
    • Microwave Oven
    • Double Center Line Sink
    • Storage Cabinets and Shelves
    • Taylor Digital Freezer and Refrigerator Temperature Displays
    • 110V Convenience Outlet

Master Stateroom

    • Island Berth
    • Make Up Table
    • Lockers/Shelves
    • Seating
    • Hatches
    • Private Head
    • Speakers
    • Mirror

Master Stateroom Head

    • Shower/Tub
    • Sink
    • Electric Toilet
    • Vanity
    • Mirror

Forward Stateroom

    • V-Berth
    • Seating
    • Desk/Dressing Table
    • Private Entrance to Head
    • Lockers
    • Overhead Hatch

Forward Head

    • Electric Toilet
    • Shower
    • Shower Seat
    • Sink
    • Vanity
    • Mirror
    • Salon and Forward Stateroom Entrances

Sails and Rigging

Furling head and main sails as well as an electric winch, make for easy cruising! 

    • In-Boom Furling Mainsail (Forespar Leisure Furl 2011)
    • Roller Furling Head Sail
    • Harken 48 Electric Winch
    • Barient 32 Primary Winches
    • Barient 24 Cabin Top Winch
    • Solid Vang
    • Spinnaker Pole
    • Traveller Arch
    • Hydraulic Backstay Adjuster

Deck and Hull

The center cockpit layout provides for outstanding all round visibility and easy docking and boarding.  The aft and foredecks offer ample space to lounge and the swim platform makes convenient water access.

    • Center Cockpit
    • U-Shaped Cockpit Seating
    • Dodger, Bimini (2023), Connector with Enclosure
    • Cockpit Table
    • Cup Holders
    • Cockpit Speakers
    • Maxwell Electric Windlass (2023)
    • 40lb Anchor
    • Lunch Hook
    • Life Sling
    • Deck Organizer
    • Dinghy Engine Davit
    • Dinghy Engine Mount
    • Aft Deck Lounge Area
    • Radar Arch
    • Cockpit Lighting
    • Swim Platform 
    • Boarding Ladder
    • Life Sling
    • Leather wrapped Wheel
    • Transom Shower


The complete electronics set-up includes radar, chart plotters and autopilot.


    • Garmin GPS Map 5212
    • Ray Marine Autopilot
    • Richie Steering Compass
    • Garmin Radar
    • Raymarine Speed Indicator
    • Raymarine Wind Indicator
    • Raymarine Depth Indicator
    • Sail Comp Digital Compass

 Nav Station

    • Garmin 4208 Chart Plotter
    • Icom IC-M604 VHF
    • Icom IC-M304 VHF 


    • Pioneer Stereo
    • Fusion Salon Speakers
    • Salon Television


The reliable Yanmar diesel engine provides plenty of power while the Onan genset keeps the two Zone HVAC humming!


    • Yanmar 4JH2 TE – 62hp
    • Fresh Water Cooled
    • Cockpit Gauges and Alarms
    • Two Blade Folding Prop
    • Dripless Stuffing Box
    • Cutlass Bearing (2022)
    • Fireboy Fire Suppression System


    • Onan 8.0 KW Generator
    • Two 30 Amp Shore Power Connections
    • Shore Power Cord
    • Inverter/Battery Charger (2022)
    • Xantrex Battery Monitor
    • Electric Panel
    • Two Kingfisher AGM House Batteries (2023)
    • Starting Battery
    • Battery Switch


    • Two Zone HVAC, Forward New (2023)
    • Digital Thermostats
    • AC Pump (2023)


    • Two Full Heads
    • New Holding Tank (2023)
    • New Sanitation Hose to Aft Head (2023)
    • Electric Toilets
    • Pressure Water
    • Hot Water Heater
    • Electric Bilge Pumps
    • Macerator Pump (2023)

Manufacturer Provided Description

The Hunter Passage 42 blends center-cockpit comfort with surprising performance in a contemporary cruising boat with bluewater capabilities. Her powerful masthead rig, roller furling jib and cockpit line-handling make those long passages truly enjoyable. There is even a double sun pad for those long, lazy afternoons. Below, the 42 is truly a work of art. Designer fabrics, hand-rubbed teak, and Corian counters provide the warm, friendly atmosphere, while her 14-foot beam gives the spaciousness you need. The incredible salon is perfect for dining in or entertaining the crew. Any mate will appreciate the layout of the fully-equipped galley. Refrigerator-freezer, CNG stove with oven, microwave and storage galore will change your outlook on cooking aboard. Privacy is paramount for extended cruising and the Hunter 42 with its two-stateroom, two-head design keeps it that way. The sumptuous master stateroom offers a queen-size walk around berth, incredible storage and hanging lockers, plus a full head, complete with a shower-tub. The full-size berth, desk vanity, and adjoining head in the forward guest quarters will be a comfortable refuge after a great day at sea. Hunter provides a complete sailaway combination including an electronics package, electric anchor windlass, stereo-CD, inverter, and a full complement of safety gear.



Ambrose Yacht Sales LLC 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 and/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.


Salon Port
Salon Starboard
Nav Station
Nav Station II
Galley II
Galley III
Galley IV
Aft Cabin
Aft Cabin Port
Aft Cabin Port II
Aft Cabin Starboard
Aft Cabin Forward
Forward Cabin
Forward Cabin Starboard
Forward Cabin Port
Forward Head
Forward Head II
Forward Head Shower
Aft Head
Aft Head Shower/Tub