For Sale: Palm Beach Motor Yachts 42

This 2018 Palm Beach 42 has low-hour diesels, 32-knot speed and is asking $1.35 million.
Palm Beach 42 Almost Heaven
The Palm Beach 42 Almost Heaven has a 3-foot draft, a 32-knot top hop and is asking $1.35 million. Courtesy Grand Banks

Grand Banks has Almost Heaven, a 2018 Palm Beach 42, listed for sale at $1.35 million. This 48-foot express cruiser has a timeless profile and a thoroughly modern build. 

“This boat has remarkably sleek lines for a Down East-inspired yacht. That design choice not only draws the eye, but it also has the seakindly effect of helping to keep her center of gravity low — a trait anyone who’s ever been on rolling seas will appreciate. Palm Beach has a reputation for building boats that excel in tough conditions and such details are the reason why,” Yachting previously reported

Palm Beach 42 Almost Heaven
The window in the aft bulkhead lowers electrically to connect the salon and cockpit wet bar. Courtesy Grand Banks

 Almost Heaven‘s interior is bathed in natural light thanks to nearly 360 degrees of glass. Satin-finished teak, Sisal carpet and Ultraleather upholstery create a cozy, home-like vibe. There is a lounge space abaft the helm station with an L-shaped settee and fixed table to port with a sofa to starboard. If the weather’s nice, lower the electric windows to port and starboard for cross breezes. Want evehn more fresh air? The aft window also lowers too, connecting the cockpit’s wet bar to the salon.

Palm Beach 42 Almost Heaven
An L-shaped settee and fixed folding table offer seating and dining to port in the salon. Note the size of the windows. Courtesy Grand Banks

Belowdecks, there is a forepeak cabin. It has an island berth, a flat-screen TV and stowage. The head is to starboard and has a separate shower stall. The galley to port has a Tigris Sand Silestone L-shaped countertop and is set up with the following:

  • Kenyon two-burner electric cooktop
  • CR130 drink fridge
  • Samsung microwave/grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Stainless-steel sink
  • Water-purification system 
Palm Beach 42 Almost Heaven
The galley is down yet bright, and is equipped for meal prep with a microwave, fridge and electric cooktop. Courtesy Grand Banks

Powered with low-hour (330) 435 hp Volvo Penta IPS 600 diesels, the Palm Beach 42 has a 270-nautical-mile range when cruising at 25 knots with. This setup’s top speed is a reported 32 knots. Maximum range is 371 nautical miles when cruising at 21 knots. Additionally, joystick control and dynamic positioning make for a hassle-free helm experience.

Some other notable features on board Almost Heaven include:

  • Garmin 8617 radar/chart plotter (17-inch screen)
  • Garmin autopilot
  • GMR X-HD 18-inch Dome Radar
  • GSD 24 Fishfinder/Sounder
  • Garmin 300 VHF w/speaker
  • Engine room camera
  • AIS 600
  • Garmin Compass 85
  • Fusion entertainment system
  • Fischer Panda 8000i generator
Palm Beach 42 Almost Heaven
The single stateroom is forward with an island berth. Courtesy Grand Banks

Where is Almost Heaven located? The yacht is currently lying in Southold, New York.  

Take the next step: Contact the listing agent, Steve Fithian,, 954- 383-1999 

Quick Specifications

  • Length Overall: 48’3″
  • Maximum Beam: 14’8″
  • Fuel Capacity: 317 Gal.
  • Draft: 3′