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Beneteau Swift Trawler 42

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Length: 44.8ft / 13.66m

Price £149,500 inc Vat

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Boat Details


  • Construction: GRP


  • Length (Feet): 44.8
  • Length (Metres): 13.66
  • Beam: 12' 6"
  • Max Draft: 3' 6"
  • LOA: 44' 8"
  • Fuel Capacity: 2 x 750 L (165 Gal)
  • Water Capacity: 2 x 320 L (70 Gal)
  • Holding Capacity: 1 x 80 L (18 Gal)


  • Number of Engines: 2
  • Engine Make: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 6LYA-STP
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Type of Propeller: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Total Power: 740
  • Max Speed: 24
  • Cruising Speed: 20


2006 Beneteau Swift Trawler 42 flybridge cruiser
Twin Yanmar 370hp shaft driven diesels giving up to 24kts.
Two double cabins, two heads compartments.
Spacious deck layout with covered cockpit, secure side decks and large flybridge. British SSR registered.


2006 Beneteau Swift Trawler 42 flybridge cruiser
Twin Yanmar 370hp shaft driven diesels giving up to 24kts.
Two double cabins, two heads compartments.
Spacious deck layout with covered cockpit, secure side decks and large flybridge. British SSR registered.


White GRP semi-displacement hull with ¾ length centre keel.
White GRP decks, superstructure and Flybridge
Deep cockpit and side coamings with wide decks
Gates in topsides to stbd and transom, stern bathing platform.
Teak laid cockpit sole, side decks and bathing platform. Teak capped bulwarks.
Internal GRP moulding with wild cherry joinery.  
Twin semi balanced spade rudders with dual station hydraulic steering. Emergency tiller.


2 x Yanmar 6LYA-STP 370HP six cylinder turbo charged diesel engines. Fresh water heat exchanger cooling.
Twin lever cable controls to lower and upper helms
Reversing reduction handed gearboxes with shaft driven 4 bladed propellers. Cruising speed 18 - 20 knots with a max of approx 24 knots.
Engine hours – 889 Port – 907 Stbd
Last serviced – March 16.
Quick bow thruster with dual station controls.
Lenco electric trim tabs with dual station controls.


Fuel - 1,500 litres fuel in two aluminium tanks.
Fresh water - 640 litres in two rigid plastic tanks.
Hot water tank - 42 litre calorifier tank with immersion heater.
Holding tank – 80 litres


White painted aluminium tabernacle stepped lowering mast on flybridge with lifting boom for inflatable dinghy, 2 x Lewmar self-tailing winches.


12 volt system –  2 x 12v 140 ah engine start and 4 x 12v 50ah service lead acid batteries
Charging by engine driven alternators & battery charger on shore power.
12v lighting throughout inc engine room.
Bow, stern, anchor and tri- navigation lights – 12v Search light.  
12v sockets at both helm positions. Electric horn.
12v electric deck wash pump.
3 x 12v windscreen wipers with screen wash. Windscreen demisters.
240 volt mains system –Shore cable, RCB, breaker board, outlets below, 40 amp marine battery charger and immersion heater in hot water tank.

Nav Equipment

2 x Plastimo steering compass.
Raymarine E120 and E80 colour displays giving GPS / chart plotter / radar / speed and depth. Navionics Gold Exel 32G card.
Raymarine radar scanner mounted on mast.
Raymarine 6001 autopilot with dual station controls & hydraulic drive
Radiotelex Weatherman
Helm indicators at both helms
Fog horn at both helms
Icom M601 DSC VHF radio with masthead aerial


For 4 / 5 in two double cabins and saloon.
Two toilet/shower compartments
Access doors to port & stbd side decks, plus sliding door to aft cockpit
Cherry internal joinery
Cream fabric upholstery
Eberspacher diesel fired cabin heating
Hot & cold pressurised water – heated by engines and 220v immersion
1.96m headroom
Sony stereo radio CD with saloon and cockpit speakers.
Clock & barometer.
OceanAir blinds to saloon plus curtains throughout.
Forecabin - Large central double berth, shelving both sides, hanging locker and plenty of stowage lockers, drawers. Door to  
En-suite heads with manual sea toilet piped to holding tank, wash basin and shower with drain.
Separate toilet compartment with manual sea toilet, wash basin and shower.
Double cabin to stbd with large double berth, hanging locker, cupboards and drawers.
Steps up to wheelhouse / deck saloon.
Lower helm to stbd with adjustable two person helmsman’s seat, engine controls and instrumentation. Opening side doors to port and stbd.
Galley to port with 2 x s/steel sinks, h&c pressure water, three burner gas hob with separate oven, 80 litre front opening fridge, good stowage.
Saloon area with C shaped seating to stbd, extending table. Sideboard and storage opposite to port.

Deck and Equipment

Excellent deck layout with deep aft cockpit, wide side decks, secure foredeck and large flybridge.
Deep aft cockpit – stern gate to bathing platform with swim ladder
Hot & cold cockpit shower
Cream cockpit enclosure canopy
S/s & teak steps up to flybridge
Access doors to port & stbd low level side decks
Steps forward up to raised foredeck with
Stainless steel guardrail
Dolphin nosed extended stemhead with self stowing anchor and chain
1,000 watt electric anchor winch controls at bow and each helm
Forward sunbathing mattress
Mooring warps and fenders.

Large flybridge with closing access hatch and s/s guardrails
Helm position with seat, navigation instruments and engine controls
L shaped dinette to port with PVC cushions and table, bench to stbd.
Cream flybridge bimini on s/s frame. Flybridge cover.
12v fridge and washbasin
Alloy mast and lifting tackle
Storage for inflated Navtend RIB & Suzuki 6 hp outboard engine

Safety Equipment

Fire extinguishers – not guaranteed in date
Fire blanket.
Manual, auto electric and plain electric bilge pumps.
Horseshoe lifebuoys with light.
NOTE:  Canister packed liferaft on board, requires replacement

FYS Comments

The Swift Trawler 42 is a versatile fast cruiser combining the traditional style appeal of the trawler with the performance and sea going ability of a modern design. The interior is stylish with plenty of room, comfort and amenities. Externally with the high bulwarks, deep, wide sidedecks and plenty of safety rails makes her extremely safe for family cruising.


In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor.  The vendor has provided the information and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed.  Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.


Cd player


Marine head

Teak sidedecks

Wind speed and direction


Battery charger


Teak cockpit

Cockpit table

Cockpit cover


Manual bilge pump


Cockpit cushions


Swimming ladder





Log speedometer

Shore power inlet

Cockpit shower


Electric bilge pump

Hot water


Bow thruster


Cockpit speakers

Navigation center


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