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1930 Elco 42 Flat Top Cruiser

$55,000 Mystic, Connecticut
Make Elco
Model 42 Flat Top Cruiser
Year 1930
Condition Used
Price US$55,000
Type Power
Class Antique and Classic (Power)
Length 43 ft
Fuel Type Gas
Hull Material Wood
Location Mystic, Connecticut
LOA 42 ft 9 in
Length at Water Line 41 ft 5 in
Beam 11 ft 11 in
Max Draft 3 ft
Freeboard 3 ft 9 in
Displacement (Half Load) 19000 uom.
Cabin Headroom 6 ft 2 in
Engine Type Inboard
Engine Make Chrysler
Engine Model M45S Hemi
Fuel Type Gas
Power 200 hp
Drive Type Direct Drive
Builder Elco
Cabins 3
Heads 2
Fuel Tanks 1 x 100 gal (UK) (
Fresh Water Tanks 1 x 75 gal (UK) (
Holding Tanks 1
Windlass Manual Windlass


"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.  

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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.


Northstar 951 GPS

Standard Horizon VHF

Standard Horizon Depth finder


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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