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1978 Skookum Tri-Cabin 1978 Tri-Cabin Skookum 42 - 42'

Year 1978
Length 42ft.
Price USD $39,900
Type: Pre-owned
Location AK, United States
Hull Material
Engine type Single
Contact Information
Beam: 12 ft 6 in
Draft Drive Up: Stern drive
Engine(s): Perkins
Year: 1978
Engine(s) HP: 135 HP
Cruising Speed: 8 knots
Fuel: 2 Aluminum (150 Gallons)
Water: 2 Aluminum (75 Gallons)

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

LOA: 42 ft 0 in
Beam: 12 ft 6 in
Total Power: 135 HP
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Perkins
Year Built: 1978
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Drive Type: Stern drive
Engine Power: 135 HP
Cruising Speed: 8 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: 2 Aluminum (75 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 2 Aluminum (150 Gallons)
Number of single berths: 3
Number of double berths: 1
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2
Outside Equipment/Extras


A single Perkins 1978 diesel engine with approximately 8000 hours powers Marlee. Racor fuel filters and oil, temperature and bilge alarms monitor the engine room. Morse steering and cable controls along with a 6 inch bow thruster making for easy sailing. Access to the engine is easy, just lift the flooring. A recent service has been done. Large fuel and water tanks are perfect for extended cruising.


Upon entering the large salon area what first becomes noticeable is the super large galley. A long L shaped countertop runs most of the length of the boat. A double stainless steel sink, Dickinson stove, Norcold Fridge/freezer and loads of storage space makes this a perfect galley for entertaining. A cozy dinette opposite provides ample seating. Traditional wood craftsmanship in Mahogany and Teak as well as large windows offer both a warm ambiance and a bright countenance. Three different types of heating are available, no chilly days on this vessel! The aft cabin has a large queen berth with an ensuite head complete with shower and soaking tub. The V-berth also with private head offers two twin berths. Built in storage makes great use of space. An additional berth has an oversized twin, great place to bunk the kids. Enjoy ocean breezes by opening the various windows below decks, no stuffy air on this vessel.


Dual helms offer different sailing options. An integrated Furuno navigational system is provided. The depth sounder, plotter, GPS and radar with commercial grade antenna is all interconnected. A Uniden VHF, Furuno FAP 501 autopilot and Gemini compass as well as two transducers rounds out this nicely outfitted package.

Additional Information

Tons of deck space and a walk around design makes this vessel one of the most popular designs. From the fly bridge survey the surrounding waters. This is an ideal place to store extra coolers, kayaks or pots. There is plenty of room for chairs, enjoy an evening sunset. The 11 foot Boston Whaler dingy with a 1980 Yamaha 8 HP engine can easily be lowered using the aluminum davit. Anchor using the hydraulic winch the 22 KG Bruce anchor with 120 feet of chain and 200 feet of rode. A fiberglass swim step sits off the back cockpit, load supplies safely. Handsome teak trim and a recent haul out means her fiberglass is waxed, bottom paint applied and new zinc's. Marlee exemplifies a true heritage of boat design and build. Built to last with nice amenities and details, this vessel is a great chance to afford the cruising lifestyle. With room for friends and family, enjoy extended trips to parts yet to be explored. Looking for affordable waterfront living? This is the answer. Call us today to see this lovely vessel in person.

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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