2005 Beneteau Oceanis 42CC


Annapolis, MD

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Class Sails
Category Center Cockpit, Cruisers
Year 2005
Make Beneteau
Length 42'
Propulsion Type Single Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Annapolis, MD
Manufacturer Provided Description

     The new Oceanis 42CC benefits from all Beneteau's cruising savoir faire. The first boat hit the water and captured imaginations with her classic lines and elegant topsides. A past pioneer of the bathing platform for looks and practicality, Beneteau has revived the classic transom but managed to keep all the advantages of the bathing platform. This innovation has resulted in a large aft deck area flanked by 2 side lockers accessible from the deck, a sliding section concealing a two-tread staircase down to a gangway made from the drop-down transom. The transom/gangway pulls up shut for close-up, stern-to mooring.Other features of the 42CC include: the spacious, well laid-out accommodation which is highly 'owner' orientated, comfortable ride, whatever the sea state and she has easy access to engine and technical areas.


     The U-shaped cockpit is both comfortable and safe. All lines are led aft, so sailing the boat is easy without leaving cockpit. Custom cockpit cushions add to the comfort and the wheel set to starboard really opens it up. All electronics are right in front of the wheel and to port is an electric winch to make sail handling a breeze.

  • Starboard Side Wheel
  • Solid Framed Dodger
  • Bimini
  • Raymarine Electronics
  • Bowthruster Control
  • VHF Remote
  • Windlass Control
  • Compass
  • Electric Winch
  • Custom Cockpit Cushions
  • All Lines Led Aft
Deck Layout

     One of the advantages to the center cockpit layout is the large aft deck. Perfect for deck chairs when at the dock or anchored. The transom opens up to an ingenious step down and swim platform. Perfect for getting on and off a dinghy or getting out of the water after a swim. The hot and cold stern shower is great for washing off after a swim. To port and starboard are teak seats and in the middle is the dinghy davits, dinghy, engine lift and engine mount.

     Forward is the anchor locker and windlass. This boat has both switches for the windlass at the windlass and at the helm.

Sails and Rigging
  • 135% Roller Furling Genoa
  • Roller Furling Mainsail
  • Anodized Aluminum Roller Furling Deck Stepped Mast
  • Pro-furl Roller Furling Headstay
  • Harken Winches
  • Solid Boom Vang

     As you come down the companionway you will find a well layed-out and comfortable salon. There are plenty of ports, hatches and windows to let in a lot of natural light. To starboard is the U-shaped dinette with access to the ship's systems. The table can be expanded or put down for another berth. To port is a proper Nav. Station and a couple of larger cabinets for storage. The natural cherry wood give the salon a proper "yacht" look.

  • Convertible U-shaped Dinette
  • Nav. Station
  • Good Storage
  • Flat Screen TV w/ BlueRay DVD
  • Ship's Systems
  • Hella Fan
  • Lots of Ports, Hatches and Windows

The galley is located port side leading back to the aft stateroom. There is plenty of counter space on either side of the galley. The linear galley works very well underway.

  • Double Stainless Sinks
  • Hot and Cold Pressurized Water
  • 2-burner Propane Stove w/ Oven
  • Separate Top-loading Refrigerator and Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Hella Fan 
  • Opening Ports for Ventilation
  • Lots of Storage on either side
Aft Master Stateroom

     One of the big advantages to the center cockpit layout is the aft master stateroom. With a large centerline berth there is no climbing over your partner in the middle of the night to get out. The Beneteau 42 CC also contains a lot of storage space and a private head with separate shower. All this along with a custom mounted TV and DVD player at the foot of berth makes for an amazing private owner's cabin.

  • Centerline Queen Berth
  • 2 x Hella Fans
  • Built in seats on either side of berth
  • Lots of Storage
  • Custom Sharp TV and Pyle DVD Player
  • Private Aft Head w/ Separate Shower
Forward Berth

     Forward of the Salon is the Forward Berth. To port is the Pullman Berth and to starboard is a hanging locker and seat. Forward of the berth is the second head.

  • Raymarine C-80 Radar/Chartplotter Display
  • Raymarine Radar on Custom KATO Mount
  • Raymarine Autopilot
  • Raymarine Autopilot Remote at Nav. Station
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind
  • Raymarine ST60 Tridata (Speed/Depth/Log)
  • ICOM IC-M402 VHF at Nav. Station
  • ICOM Command Mic at Helm
  • Pioneer AM/FM/CD Stereo
  • Salon and Cockpit Speakers
  • VIZIO TV (Salon)
  • Blue Ray DVD Player (Salon)
  • Sharp TV (Aft Berth)
  • PYLE DVD Player (Aft Berth)
Mechanical Equipment
  • Fisher Panda Generator (104 hrs.)
  • Reverse Cycle Heat and Air Conditioning (2 units)
  • Lewmar Bow Thruster
  • Xantrex Inverter/Charger
  • Digital Battery Monitor
  • Windlass w/ Control at Helm and Windlass
  • Anchor w/ 200 ft. Chain
Additional Equipment
  • Custom KATO Davits
  • Custom KATO Engine Lift
  • Dinghy and Outboard not included but available
  • Teak Stern Seats
  • Maintenance Records Available
  • Solid GRP laminate
  • Inner moulded structure bonded and laminated onto hull
  • Propeller shaft protection moulded with the hull
  • Certification CE: A/6 - B/8

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.

Contact Information

Please contact Bob Oberg - CPYB at:

(410)-320-3385 or Bob@AnnapolisYachtSales.com 

**Call or email me to discuss listing your boat** 

Nominal Length
Length Overall
Max Draft
Single Berths
Engine Make Yanmar
Total Power 56hp
Engine Hours 983
Engine Type Single Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Shape Monohull
2005 Beneteau Oceanis 42CC


Best Equipped 42 CC on the Market!!

Wow! This is a super clean and well equipped 1-owner Beneteau 42 Center Cockpit. "ANTARES" has been extremely well maintained and is one of the last 42 CCs to come into the US. It seems to be getting harder and harder to find nice center cockpit boats and this is certainly one of them. Some of the advantages of the center cockpit are the large aft owner's cabin and the open aft deck. Don't let this boat get away.

  • Generator
  • Reverse Cycle Heat and Air Conditioning
  • Davits and Engine Lift
  • Autopilot, Chartplotter, Radar, etc.
  • More!!!

Call the listing broker today for more information or to set up an appointment to see "ANTARES".

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