ESMERALDA II | Whitby 42 Ketch 42ft

Gananoque, ON, CA

ESMERALDA II | Whitby 42 Ketch 42ft


Gananoque, ON, CA



ESMERALDA II is a classic offshore cruiser designed by the famed yacht designer Ted Brewer. She was built by Whitby Boatworks in Ontario, Canada and is very comfortable for cruising or as a live-aboard. She is a spacious center cockpit ketch with a full keel, skeg rudder, balsa cored topsides and solid molded fiberglass below the waterline.

As you enter the salon there is a U-shaped galley with an ice box, newer 3-burner propane stove/oven, new refrigeration in 2017, a double sink and lots of storage. Forward of the galley is an L-shaped settee/berth with a drop down dining table. To starboard as you enter the salon there is a Nav station with a drop-down bar/table and bulkhead storage port and starboard. The salon woodwork is very nice and she is equipped with a beautiful teak boxed mast and teak and holly sole. Forward of the salon is a full head and a forward V-berth cabin. Aft of the Nav station there is a workbench in the passageway to the aft cabin. There is access to the recently rebuilt 80-HP Ford Lehman diesel from the passageway. The aft cabin is nicely equipped with a large athwartship berth, lots of storage, adjacent head and access from the cabin directly to the cockpit.

ESMERALDA II has undergone many major improvements and upgrades over the last 10 years and her overall condition belies her age. Her hull boasts brand new and professionally applied Awlgrip paint that makes her look absolutely splendid. Her engine and transmission were FACTORY rebuilt in 2011 and the invoices are available. She had a great survey in 2012 and is ready to take her new family virtually anywhere that they want to voyage.



Thank you for all your work in facilitating the sale of our dad's boat. Jake and I really appreciate all the hard work you put into it with the many visits, paperwork, etc. A special mention has to go out to Grant for teaching me how to fold the sails!

As first-time boat buyers and as foreigners wanting to buy a cruising catamaran in the US, we knew we needed a reliable broker that had our best interests in mind. John Heintzman was just that, and more! He was extremely committed to understanding what we were looking for, gave great advice, and guided us through the purchase process with great patience and knowledge. All in all, we felt very well taken care of.

I feel compelled to reach out about the absolutely wonderful experience that I have had with Grant and Patricia Bowlby. I completed the purchase of a boat yesterday and I couldn’t be happier. They were so helpful, kind, and patient. This was my first experience with a broker, and I think I’ve found the best.

I can’t thank Ewan Campbell enough for the super job he did in selling G, making up for my lack of experience in this realm and patiently searching for just the right buyer and a win-win for seller and buyer alike.

It was a wonderful experience selling A with Jeff Cole’s expert assistance. Thank you for simplifying a complicated process. Your patience and kindness are especially appreciated.

I just wanted to thank Jeff Cole for all his hard work. He was very professional and effective.

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