Listed at $225,000

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Available for SaleSusan42' 2008 Chesapeake 

Commissioned and owned by a discerning Chesapeake Bay Deadrise expert. "Susan" is a wonderful example of this local style of boat. Designed and built strictly for pleasure use, "Susan" is powered by a single Cummins 450hp inboard engine (175 hrs) providing a comfortable 20 kt cruise and 27 kt top speed. Built of juniper and glassed over, she is a Stunningly beautiful vessel. Expertly maintained, and outfitted to entertain. "Susan" comes with a Westerbeake generator, 16k btu Reverse Cycle Heat/Air Conditioning system, Cockpit Grill/griddle and wetbar. Cockpit helm station, Ample seating, lockable cabin door and beautiful interior. Custom cockpit cover for shade, when desired. Please contact the listing Broker for more information. Thank you for your time.

26 North Yachts is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Bluewater Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


LOA: 42' (13 m)
Beam: 10' (4 m)
Hull Material: Wood
Fuel Capacity: 175 gal (663 L)
Fresh Water Capacity: 40 gal (152 L)
Holding Tank: 20 gal (76 L)
Flag: United States
Location: Hampton, United States, Virginia
Build Year: 2008
Builder: Chesapeake
Model: Custom Deadrise
Type: Downeast
Cruising Speed: 20 Knots
Max Speed: 27 Knots


Special Items To Note

  • Locally designed and built using Classic Chesapeake Bay Styling and Modern Techniques/Materials
  • All structural components are Juniper
  • West System epoxy and fiberglass cloth on all exterior surfaces
  • Awlgrip painted exterior "Oyster White" with "Moon Dust" cabin house accent color
  • Brightly Varnished transom and forward cabin bulkhead
  • Powered by single Cummins "Diamond Series" 6CTA8.3, 450 hp diesel engine
  • 175 original engine hours
  • Comfortable 20 kt cruise speed, 27 kt top speed
  • Westerbeake 3.5kw Diesel powered generator is concealed in a cockpit compartment, capable of carrying the full electrical load of the vessel
  • 16,000 btu Reverse Cycle Heat/Air Conditioning system (split system) with Condensor located outside (beneath Cockpit Grill) and Air Handler located inside, for quiet operation.
  • Garmin Navigation Package
  • Cocpkit helm station with full controls and engine gauges
  • Custom Canvas covers for all windows
  • Custom Blinds inside of the pilot house
  • Custom Cushion for the motorbox
  • Custom canvas cockpit sun-shade



  • Brightly varnished Juniper Transom with custom canvas cover to protect from sun damage
  • Transom American Flagstaff
  • Stbd side Garelick Swim ladder and bracket
  • Deep safe interior freeboard
  • Wide stern and side decks with flush mounted rod holders
  • Westerbeake 3.5 kw diesel powered generator, cleverly concealed in stern compartment
  • Cockpit helm station (stbd side) with Steering, Shift/Throttle, Compass, engine gauges, Custom Canvas Cover
  • Custom cockpit Sun Shade, capable of covering entire cockpit, or can be rolled to shorten
  • Port side Hot/Cold shower
  • Engine Box with large sunpad/cushion (cleverly designed to fold for easy carry)
  • DC Powered lighting in overheng
  • (2) movable 2-step boarding ladders
  • T-Top rocket launcher mounted to rear of Hardtop (anodized aluminum)
  • GenAir Grill/griddle located in port forward of cockpit (propane powered) with custom cover
  • Outdoor kitchen located in Stbd Forward of cockpit (sink, mini-bar, drink/Ice box)
  • Double door (lockable) into the salon
  • Rear salon bulkhead windows are operable with screens


  • Cummins "Diamond Series" 6CTA8.3 450 hp direct drive inboard diesel engine
  • 175 original engine hours
  • ZF Marine Transmission (Model ZF280-1 A) 2:1 ratio
  • Morse Gear and Throttle controls (2 stations)
  • Westerbeake diesel powered generator 3.5
  • 100 generator hours


  • Double salon doors, lockable
  • (2) salon bulkhead windows (opening)
  • Port side AC/DC Electrical Panel
  • Heat/AC Control panel
  • Port side 4 person booth-style dinette, on a raised platform for excellent visibility
  • Custom interior blinds for all Pilot-house windows
  • Overhead lighting and 110v outlets for lamps
  • Stbd side stereo shelf with Bose Acoustic Wave sound machine
  • Leather Reclining barrel chair
  • Port side, folding passenger seat
  • Stbd side main helm station
  • Leather Fully adjustable helm chair with folding footrest
  • Stbd side engine gauges and controls
  • Teak steel steering wheel
  • Garmin GPSmap 5212 (Radar, Fishfinder, Color GPS/Plotter)
  • Garmin 48 inch open array Radar Antenna
  • Icom CommandMic Blackbox VHF Radio
  • Icom M422 VHF Radio
  • Bennett Trim Tabs
  • Ritchie Powerdamp magnetic compass
  • Remote start/stop for Westerbeake Generator
  • (3) panel windshield with (3) wipers, center panel opens for fresh air
  • Custom Snap on exterior canvas covers for all pilothouse windows
  • Beautifully varnished Juniper Interior


  • Quarter berth, sleeper for 1 person
  • V-Berth sleeper for ward for 2 people
  • Stbd side enclosed head with toilet and folding sink (not plumbed)

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