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  • Yacht Details 42' Carver 1988
  • Location League City, TX
  • Engines Catapillar
  • Days on MarketInquire
  • Last UpdatedMar 31, 2020
  • Asking Price$140,000
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Docktari Yacht Description

As you enter the boat from either side, you have a spacious sitting aft area for relaxing or entertaining, complete with drink refrigerator, TV and storage areas.  Three steps up, is the upper helm with great visibility, ample seating and storage.  See Electronics Listing.

This entire outside area is enclosed with new (2019) Isenglass (O’Sea 40g Window Vinyl) and Stamoid.  All the flooring is “Infinity” installed in 2012.

Three steps down, you enter the main salon with seating and a lower helm (never used by current owners).  Corner couch is also a sleeper.  To the Port side is the Electrical Panel, a 40” TV and an electric “Fireplace” installed in 2019 – nice and cozy with good heat.

Down three steps forward into the Galley and Dining area.  Kitchen on the Starboard side was redone in 2015 with new Convection/Microwave oven and new Induction Cooktop. There is a full-size refrigerator and large pantry.  On the Port side is a Dinette with seating for 4 people which can also be lowered for a small bed area.

Forward you will find the Forward Berth with a good size closet and the forward head.  Head has nice shower and freshwater toilet.

To the aft off the Salon and three steps down you will find a very roomy Aft Cabin – current owner’s have lived aboard for the last 6 years and have traveled extensively.  Aft cabin has “walk around” SleepNumber Queen Bed, ample Closets and storage, Dressing/Make-up Vanity, Full Head with Fresh Water Toilet.

Engine Room access is thru the lift-up stairs going down to the Galley.


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  • Make Catapillar
  • Model 3208
  • Fuel Diesel
  • Hours 4100
  • Type Inboard
  • Drive Type Direct


  • Beam: 15'
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Max Draft: 3' 8''
  • Fuel Tank: 1 x 400|gallon
  • Fresh Water: 1 x 170|gallon
  • Single Berths: 7
  • Heads: 2


Starting in the forward guest stateroom there is a large double offset berth with an ensuite head and enclosed shower stall. Aft to the convertible dinette / double berth to port, across to starboard is the down galley. Up three steps to the main salon area with large L-shape sofa/pull out double berth. Aft and down three steps to the Master stateroom you will find a Island Queen berth and ensuite enclosed head with separate shower stall.

Back to the main salon, go aft and up three steps to the large aft deck area, then to port and up three steps to the flybridge.


  • Full Size GE Refrigerator
  • Garbage compactor
  • Oster Toaster Oven
  • New 2 burner electric stove top
  • Microwave
  • 2 - basin stainless steel sink
  • Pantry

Manufacturer Provided Description

The perfect blend of craftsmanship and luxurious design has made the Carver 42 Aft Cabin Motor Yacht ideal for leisurely cruising or entertaining friends in style. Its beautiful, traditional styling will impress everyone on the water. The superior comfort of two private staterooms, each with its own head compartment, make the 42 perfect for extended cruising with guests. The spacious salon features an entertainment center, wetbar, L-shaped sofa-sleeper, and salon chair. A convenient, fully equipped galley offers a combination microwave - convection oven and double-door refrigerator - freezer.

Technical Information

  • Engines – 3208 Caterpillar Diesel

Port - 4,196 Hours

Starboard - 4,213 Hours

  • Bow Thruster – Installed 12/9/2013
  • Phasor 8.5KW Generator – Installed 10/1/2010
  • Macerator Pump Out System – Both Tanks - 2015
  • Inverter - 2016
  • Torrid 30Gl. Hot Water Heater 3/8/2016 – Fresh Water – Dometic Master Flush
  • Air Conditioners – 16000 BTU Salon (New 6/2017), Forward (2014) & Aft Staterooms 16000 BTU Turbo (new 5/2018) – All Dometic Marine Air


  • Raymarine E120 Chartplotter – Installed 2009 (Includes “Chips” for Florida, Bahamas and east Coast)
  • Marine218 VHF Radio – AIS Send/Receive System
  • AM/FM/CD Stereo Receiver - Clarion DCZ625 6 Disc CD Changer – Bose Speakers
  • TracVision System KVH TV3 – Installed 8/4/2014
  • Simrad Auto Pilot
  • Four (4) flat Screen TV’s

Additional Information

  • 50 ft., 20ft., 15ft., 2- 5ft. 50 Amp Electric Cords
  • 2 Sets extra spare Props, 1 Shaft
  • 10’ Dinghy with Torqeedo Electric Motor
  • 11 Fenders with multitude of Lines
  • 8 Life Jackets
  • Aft Outside Furniture
  • 5’ Step Ladder, Dock Stairs

Bottom is on a three-month scheduled inspection by a local diver, the boat is washed monthly by a local washer and waxed approx. every 6 months.

Recent Upgrades

2019 – New Isenglass and Stamoid upper enclosure with “Pillow Case” covers for roll-up window protection.

2018 – Hull/Arch Paint and Wax, Bottom JOB


Denison Yacht Sales offers the details of this yacht in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of this boat for sale. A yacht buyer should instruct his yacht broker, or his boat surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This yacht for sale is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. Denison Yachting is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Texas Coast Yachts.


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