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Beneteau Swift Trawler 42 Boat for Sale

  • Manufacturer: Beneteau
  • Location: Chatham
  • Year: 2008
  • LOA: 44'7" (13.59m)
  • Beam: 13' 8'' (4.17m)
  • Berths: 4
  • Draft: 1.04
  • Keel: Semi Displacement
  • ID no.: 38314
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: yes
  • Heads: 2
  • Showers: 2
  • Watertank Size: 320 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo Penta D6
  • Horsepower: 310hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 1500 Litres
  • Engine Hours Port: 2816
  • Engine Hours Starboard: 2769

Broker Remarks

2008 Beneteau Swift Trawler 42
This Beneteau Swift Trawler 42, which has previously been used as a Sea School Training motor yacht is currently going through a significant refit which will include, full engine service, replacement cutlass bearings, prop refurbishment, engine prop alignment, full internal valet and the hull is being faired and re-painted so that she will look externally like new.

Drawn by the renowned firm of Joubert/Nivelt in cooperation with the Beneteau engineering office built for long distance sailing, the Beneteau Swift Trawler 42 is a boat with endless possibilities. It is at home on all waters and promises to make each destination an extraordinarily colourful stopover. You will find this Swift Trawler exciting to drive, purposeful in its command in rough seas and a joy to be in when entertaining.


On top of her design emphasis of sea-kindly passages at quick a pace, the Beneteau Swift Trawler 42 offers upper and lower steering stations, a generous saloon with an adjoining fully equipped galley with gas cooker grill and oven, 2 fridges, microwave, in a panoramic deck saloon, a large master stateroom with a queen sized island berth, en-suite head and separate shower, plus a guest cabin.

The interior is finished out in the beautifully varnished joinery work that is a hallmark of Beneteau, with upholstery in beige, carpets throughout, full cabin heating and TV/DVD/Stereo.

A true yacht-like flavour is evident throughout the Swift 42, from her sizeable flybridge/entertainment platform down to her spacious, well-engineered engine/generator room. The Beneteau Swift Trawler 42 will be a standout in any harbour.

Mechanical and Rigging

Mechanical Systems

The Swift Trawler 42 is powered by twin 2008 inboard Volvo Penta D6, Six cylinder 310hp diesel engines.. The engines were last serviced July 2020. Shaft drive to two four blade bronze propellers. Fuel capacity of 1499 litres. Vetus 4HP Bowthruster. 

Electrical Systems

6 x 12 volt batteries charging from the engine alternator, 240 volt battery charger,  and generator. 240 volt ring main installed with immersion heater. Fisher Panda 9KVA generator (serviced July 2020).



Safety Equipment
  • 4 x Fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Gas alarm
  • Radar reflector
  • Flares (in date)
  • Liferaft 10+2 persons (rented)
  • First aid kit

Navigation Equipment
  • VHF Radio
  • Log/Speed
  • Fishfinder - Raymarine with forward facing sonar new 2020
  • Compass
  • Autopilot
  • GPS
  • Chartplotter - Raymarine Axium at upper and lower helm - new 2020
  • Radar - Raymarine Quantum at both upper and lower helm - new 2020 
  • AIS - receiver and transponder
  • VHF Handheld
  • Radio/CD Player
  • Clock/Barometer
  • Navigation lights
  • Tricolour light
  • Charts

Deck Equipment
  • 1 x Anchor
  • Windlass (electric)
  • Flybridge cover
  • Bimini hood
  • Swim platform
  • Swim ladder
  • 9 x Fenders
  • 4 x Warps


Semi displacement

History & Construction

The Swift Trawler 42 is of GRP construction, blue hull with white superstructure with moulded non-slip and teak decks. Designed by Joubert/Nivelt and built by Beneteau. Wheel steering. Aft self-draining cockpit. Teak cockpit area and cockpit seats. Self-draining anchor stowage locker forward.

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