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1981 Post 42' 12.80 m Convertible - Martini & Me

$ 35,000 USD

Classic 42 Post Sportfisherman available for sale. Ready to fish, live aboard or cruise. Many recent upgrades.

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Vessel ID# 2794176 Last Updated: 03-19-2024 08:33:31


Produced between 1975 and 1983, the 42 Post Convertible is a Jersey style sport fisherman with a modified V configuration.

Martini & Me offers a spacious salon, large galley and 2 berths. She features 1 bathroom with a separate stall shower

A large open cockpit offers plenty of room for entertaining or fishing.

She would make an excellent live aboard or enjoy her for fishing and cruising.

Andrew Stratton



LOA: 42' (12.80 Meters)

Type: Power- Used

Year: 1981

Documented Year: 1980

Beam: 15' 9''

Draft Max: 3'

Cabins: 2

Sleeps: 6

Single Berths: 2

Queen Berths: 1

Heads: 1

Head Room: 6' 5''

Maximum Speed: 20 Knots

Cruise Speed: 15 Knots

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Hull Shape: Modified Vee

Air Conditioning: Yes

Tower: No

Fuel Tank: 540 Gallons (2044.12 Liters)

Fresh Water: 120 Gallons (454.25 Liters)

Holding Tank: 30 Gallons (113.56 Liters)

Gross Tonnage: 28

Displacement: 30000 lbs

Builder: Post Marine

Interior Color: White

Exterior Color: White



Engine 1

  • Engine Make: Detroit
  • Engine Model: 671
  • Engine Year: 1981
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Power HP: 410.00
  • Power KW: 305.74
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 2292.00
  • Hours Date: 11-02-2022
  • Engine Location: Port

Engine 2

  • Engine Make: Detroit
  • Engine Model: 671
  • Engine Year: 1981
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Power HP: 410.00
  • Power KW: 305.74
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 2292.00
  • Hours Date: 11-02-2022
  • Engine Location: Starboard

Full Details

42 Post Vessel Walkthrough

Martini & Me is accessed via the cockpit on either the port or starboard side by means of removable teak stairs with non -skid surfaces. Once on board the spacious cockpit, the salon access is through a centerline single sliding door.

Entering the salon, you will find a full-size futon style sofa on the port side with a rectangular padded ottoman fronting the sofa. Forward of the sofa there is a port side end table with a storage locker underneath.

Across from the sofa you will find a leather club style chair on the starboard side and a fixed end table with storage beneath. Forward in the salon at centerline, there is a wet bar, with a large counter spanning the centerline. Above the counter there is a double locker, and a flat screen TV.

Moving forward to port, three steps down will place you in the galley, further forward the master stateroom, and a bath are to starboard. The companionway then brings you forward to the guest berth in the bow.

Engine room access is through the salon floor via four removable hatches.

Headroom measured throughout all living areas on board is consistent at 6'5"

This measurement was also found in the full bath and stall shower.

42 Post Accommodations

Martini & Me features a master stateroom mid ship on the starboard side. The stateroom features a queen size bed and ensuite access to the bathroom with enclosed shower. A guest stateroom is forward featuring 2 single bunk style beds to port side.

42 Post Salon

The salon offers a full-size futon style sofa to port. There is a padded rectangular shaped storage ottoman fronting the sofa. Forward of the sofa there is a fixed end table with a storage locker beneath the counter.

The starboard area features a fixed end table at the entry door with storage beneath, a leather club style chair is under the starboard openable window. Forward in the salon is a centerline bar area featuring a large counter, wet sink, a large storage wall locker, and a flat screen smart tv.

Windows throughout the salon are fixed except for the openable starboard side window. Window treatments are pleated shades (new 2022)

An area rug is covering the salon laminate flooring and engine access hatches.

Post 42 Galley

The down galley is port forward.

  • Full size Whirlpool refrigerator freezer
  • Haier stainless microwave
  • Force 10 Stainless 3 burner stove and oven
  • Nutone vent with light and fan
  • Large stainless sink
  • Formica counter surfaces
  • Storage drawers and cabinets
  • Wooden parquet flooring with access hatches throughout

42 Post -Master Stateroom

The master suite is mid ship on the starboard side. It features a queen size (77'x 60") bed and a single nightstand with storage. The stateroom features ensuite access to the bath with stall shower. There is a single openable port light on the starboard side wall with curtains and a single ceiling openable hatch above the bed at center. The room features 2 hanging lockers and 2 large storage drawers underneath the bed on the port walking area of the bed. 2 reading lamps are found on either side of the hardwood-stained headboard.

42 Post Guest Stateroom

The guest stateroom features twin single bunk style berths to port. Each measure 77" x 28". Each berth has a small reading lamp. There are 2 hanging lockers, a separate wall locker and three drawers for storage. There is an openable ceiling hatch and an openable port light on the port side of the upper bunk.

The berth features both air conditioning and electric heat.

42 Post Flybridge

The flybridge has ample seating for 7 and storage throughout. The helm station is aft with 2 Pompanette ladder back chairs with cushions. There is a large, cushioned bench seat on the port side with storage underneath. Forward of the helm seat is a second cushioned bench seat also with ample storage underneath. Forward of the bench seat there are two openable storage lockers into the brow of the deck. Therev are stainless grab rails found throughout the bridge area. The area is enclosed with newer Isinglass (2021) trimmed in navy Sunbrella.

42 Post Cockpit

The spacious cockpit features ample area for fishing or relaxing. There is a fixed teak table centerline. A fishing/tackle station is port forward and it features ample tackle storage drawers and bins. The station also has a fresh water sink and built-in cutting boards. Cap rails are finished Teak with built in rod holders. Access to the cockpit is via movable teak stairs with non-skid surfaces. There is a fresh water and salt water washdown on the port side. Newer spotlights illuminate the area for nighttime The nonskid deck and surround areas have been recently painted (2022).

42 Post Electronics

  • (2021) Garmin touch Screen 942xs with coastal and inland charts.
  • (20 21) Garmin GMR 18HD + Radar Dome
  • (2021) Garmin GA29 Antenna Back up
  • : Garmin GPSMAP 440S
  • ICOM -M504 vhf radio
  • Sandpiper depth finder with alarm

42 Post Solar upgrade

The present owner added auxiliary solar charged batteries to power the full-size fridge when away from shore power. the system consists of the following:

  • (2) 100-watt monocrystalline panels mounted on bridge roof deck.
  • 3000-watt high frequency inverter
  • Epever MT 50 remote system monitor
  • (2) Everstart 24mxs marine batteries

The system is located in the salon aft on the starboard side in a built-in storage cabinet.

42 Post Electrical system

  • Twin 30-ampPro Mariner 30 three bank 30-amp battery charger
  • 30-amp shore power feeds
  • Main electrical panel located under openable galley down stairs
  • 12v power points in salon and helm areas
  • 110 V receptacles at helm, in salon, staterooms, and engine room.

42 Post Engine/Mechanical Equipment

  • Twin Detroit 671 TI diesel engines (2292 hours showing on single factory hour meter)
  • Racor primary filters at each engine
  • Morse cable/mechanical engine controls
  • Engine synchronizer (unknown if operable)
  • Whirlpool 20-gallon water heater (inoperable at time of listing)
  • 2 zone cruisair air conditioning systems
  • Built in electric heaters with blowers (both staterooms, and salon)
  • Jabsco saltwater toilet (2022)

42 Post Deck Equipment

  • Maxwell anchor windlass with a remote control on the flybridge
  • Danforth style 44 LB anchor (2) One attached to ground tackle and one mounted spare on foredeck.
  • Stainless steel rails
  • Stainless steel deck hardware
  • Stainless steel fender racks
  • Fresh water washdown aft
  • Salt water washdown aft (inoperable)
  • Non-skid decks
  • Outriggers

42 Post Safety/Fire Suppression

  • Fireboy automatic suppression system in engine room (needs testing/certification)
  • Fireboy remote/manual activation lever located in cockpit
  • Portable fire extinguishers (salon, galley, and flybridge)
  • Bilge lamp indicators (bridge and salon)
  • Factory searchlight with remote control (forward brow)

42 Post Exclusions

  • Sellers personal belongings
  • Artwork/ framed pictures
  • All fishing gear and tackle

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


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.

Andrew Stratton

For more information about this yacht please contact Andrew Stratton
We look forward to working with you!

Andrew Stratton


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