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Exclusive: Carver YACHTS 42 Super Sport By Capt. Patrick Sciacca — February 2006

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Base price: $434,995 with 2/385-hp Crusader 8.1 MPI gasoline inboards
Optional power: various twin gasoline and diesel inboards from Volvo Penta and Yanmar to 440 hp apiece; 2/370-hp Volvo Penta IPS 500 diesels with IPS drives

Length overall: 43'7"
Beam: 13'11"
Draft: 3'10"
Weight (wet): 33,650 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 400 gal .
Water capacity: 90 gal.
Conditions: temperature: 78; humidity: 69%; wind: 5-10 mph; seas: calm; load: 400 gal. fuel, 0 gal. water, 4 persons, 500 lbs. gear. Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Stalker radar gun. GPH measured w/ Volvo Penta electronic fuel-monitoring system. Range: 90% of advertised fuel capacity. Decibels measured on A scale. 65 dB is the level of normal conversation.
Standard equipment: 3-zone, 35,000-Btu Marine Air A/C; Volvo Penta bow thruster (standard w/ Volvo Penta engines); 2/VacuFlush MSDs; flying-bridge wrap-around lounge, table, wet bar; tilt steering; transom door; telescoping boarding ladder; sapele pommele inlay on countertops and dinette table; cherrywood interior; solid cherry doors; 20" Sole LCD TV w/ DVD, AM/FM stereo/CD; satellite radio; Black & Decker coffee maker; Tappan oven; 2-burner EuroKera electric cooktop; Nova Kool ‘fridge/freezer; L-shape dinette lounge; queen berth in forepeak master w/ pillowtop mattress; double berth in guest stateroom Test engines: 2/370-hp Volvo Penta IPS 500 diesels
Transmissions/ratio: Volvo Penta/1.94:1
Props: T3 propset
Steering: Volvo Penta electronic
Controls: Volvo Penta single-lever electronic
Optional equipment on test boat: oil-exchange system; Glendinning Cablemaster; 10-kW Kohler diesel genset; Raymarine electronics package; foredeck sunpad; helm and seat covers; central vacuum; side-by-side washer/dryer; 15" Flexvision fold-down TV in master; Flexsteel sofa and double incliners
Price as tested: $595,620

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This article originally appeared in the February 2006 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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