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Price: $87,500
Brand: Californian
Type: Powerboat
Year: 1983
Length: 42 ft.
Name: Shearwater
Location: Sodus Point, NY



Twin 300 hp. Diesels, AC/Heat, New Fuel Tanks, Full upper station enclosure, Genset, Double Cabins with separate showers

EQUIPMENT LIST FOR: 42 Californian Trawler 42 “Shearwater” 1983

The Californian 42 features a semi-displacement design, a prominent bow and a long keel creating a well tracking hull. “Shearwater” is a traditional trawler-style yacht design with a fantastic walk-around side decks, incredible deck space and an interior layout that feels roomy and bright. The Californian 42 Trawler is built to very high standards in the U.S. The boat is very much offshore capable, as well as extended transits capable, with 400-gallon fuel capacity and substantial freshwater capacity.

Last September, “Shearwater”, completed a 3,000 mile Great Loop voyage, from Annapolis MD to Georgian Bay on Northern Lake Huron and back to Sodus Bay on Lake Ontario. Like many of the Californian 42 Trawlers, “Shearwater” came to the East Coast on its own bottom, via the Panama Canal. Maintenance and upgrades have been performed by “Shearwaters” licensed captains/owners.

“Shearwater” is stored inside for the winter at Katlynn Marine in Sodus Point, NY. Contact Mike for additional comments regarding this fine trawler offering.

LOA: 41’6”
BEAM: 13’7”
DISPLACEMENT: 31000 lbs.
DRAFT: 3’4”
FUEL: 4x100 gal new [2017] epoxy coated aluminum Tanks= 400-gal total
WATER CAP: 175 Gal.
bridge clearance is 13 ft. 5 in. with radar mast down

Year: 1983
Type: Inboard
Make: Caterpillar
Model: 3208 Turbo Diesel
Power: 300 HP.
Hours: 3350+

Year: 1983
Type: Inboard
Make: Caterpillar
Model: 3208 Turbo Diesel
Power: 300 HP
Hours: 3350+

Forward cabin has over/under berths to starboard
Guest Head has electric head with shower stall
Entry door to engine room under stairs
Up stairs to main saloon, with helm to starboard
Galley to Port with 3 burner electric range with oven
2 Front Opening Fridges
Convertible Curved Setee/dinette aft of helm
Aft Cabin has 2 full size berths port and starboard
Ensuite Head with electric head and shower stall

Wide side decks
Semi-displacement hull
Lower and Flybridge helms
White hull & nonskid decks
Aft Cabin has access to aft deck
Windlass at bow
Delta and Danforth Anchors on bow with chain/nylon rode
Anchor/deck washdown on bow
Bimini and full cockpit enclosure for flybridge
Entry doors to saloon on both sides with screens
Mast is hinged to lower for transit under bridges
Custom Tripod to support mast on lower deck
Mahogany cap & Life rails around all of boat
Gates on both sides and stern
Self- Leveling aluminum boarding ladder
Dinghy Davits on stern
Swim Platform

Garmin GPS Plotter
Forward Scan Sonar
pure sign wave inverter
3 8D House/start batteries
2 Batteries for Instruments
3 Separate AC/Heat Units

8 KW Onan Genset-994 hour

Contact Mike Foley, 585-748-7006,

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.


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Mike Foley - Sales & Brokerage

Sodus Point, NY


Phone: 585-748-7006

As an educator Mike Foley taught high school technology and served as the district IT Director for the Honeoye Central School District located in the Finger Lakes. Mike retired from teaching and continued to grow his large format printing and graphic design business. Always involved with boats and boatbuilding, Mike has long been associated with boat owners and marinas in the Sodus Bay area. A former wooden boat owner Mike was bitten by the racing bug in 1992, purchased a J/30 from RCR and campaigned the boat for 12 years.

A member of the Sodus Bay Yacht Club, Mike has served on many regatta committees and held several officer and director positions. Mike’s relationship with the Lake Yacht Racing Association (LYRA) has spanned many years, including serving as President from 2004-06. Race administration and regatta organization have consumed much of his time for the past 26 years on Lake Ontario. Involvement with youth sailing led Mike to become President of Central New York Sailing Association (CNYSA) where he continues to chair the annual “Centrals on Sodus” open regatta for juniors and adults. As a strong proponent of youth sailing and education Mike has served as President of the Sodus Bay Junior Sailing Assn. (SBJSA) for several years and is now the Director of Fleet. Under his direction SBJSA has evolved from a summer sailing youth program to a US Sailing Accredited Community Boating Center, serving all ages.

Mike is a US Sailing Level 1 instructor as well as a certified Club Race Officer. He is often found at area regattas with his center console boat serving as mark-set officer. Mike and his wife Jan have remodeled the family cottage in Sodus Point and are making it their home. Feel free to reach out to Mike when visiting Great Sodus Bay.