Carver 42 Super Sport

Boat Tests


Builder: Carver

Model: 42 Super Sport

Model Year: 2006

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 43'7"

Beam: 13'11"

Draft: 3'10"

Weight: 33,650 lbs.

Standard Power: 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

Fuel Capacity: 400 gal.

Water Capacity: 90 gal.


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


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

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