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Prestige Yacht Sales

2 Washington Street
United States

Fax:  860-245-5886

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1930 Elco 42 Flat Top Cruiser


Mystic,CT,United States

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"Tenango" takes you back to the days of quality building and classic styling, the Elco 42 Flat Top is the quintessential example of the pre-war years luxury yacht. She is in good condition and mechanically sound. The current owner has lovingly maintained her to her original standards for over 40 years. A previous two time winner of "Best Power Boat" at the Mystic Seaport Antique Boat Show "Tenango" continues to turn heads as she cruises effortlessly down the river. Price dramatically lowered to find her a good home. May 2015.  

Boat Details
Fuel Gas/PetrolHull Material Wood 
Beam 11 ft 11 inMax Draft 3 ft 
Engine Make ChryslerEngine Model M45S Hemi 
Fuel Capacity 100 galLength at Waterline 41 ft 5 in 
Length Overall 42 ft 9 inCabin Headroom 6 ft 2 in 
Freeboard 3 ft 9 inNumber of Heads 2 
Water Capacity 75 galNumber of Berths 5 
Number of Engines 1    

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Fax:  860-245-5886


The Elco 42 provides a comfortable living enviroment surrounded by beautiful Phillipine Mahogany finished to yacht standards. The forward statyeroom includes two berths along with plenty of staorage. Stepping aft brings you to the galley area to port consisting of a refrigerated ice box, sink and stove. There is plenty of built ins for galleyware. Across from the galley is the forward head with sink. Going up from there takes you to the bridge deck. If you continue aft you enter the engine room, inside you will find a crews berth with lockers and closets. There is a work bench to starboard with storage below. There is egress up a ladder to the aft deck. Access to the aft stateroom is down a flight of stairs from the bridge deck, this brings you into a large stateroom with accommodations for two with berths outboard. Large closets and storage provide plenty of room for all your possesions.


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Yes! She has a Hemi. The engine is a Chrysler V8 Hemi. It produces 200 hp and is fresh water cooled. The engine was installed in the late 50's, but is in great running condition.


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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Please contact Jonathan Smith, central agent for further information and full specifications on this vessel. Jonathan would be delighted to give you a first hand personal description of the vessel and its features. Jonathan can be reached by email at or on his cell phone from 9:00AM - 9:00PM at 860-514-3763.