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Beneteau Swift Trawler 42

Boat Tests


Builder: Beneteau

Model: Swift Trawler 42

Model Year: 2004

Boat Type: Trawler

LOA: 44'4"

Beam: 13'1"

Draft: 3'5"

Weight: 23,621 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/200-hp Yanmar 4LHA-DTP diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/370-hp Yanmar 6LYA-STP diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 395 gal.

Water Capacity: 169 gal.


Lewmar chain/rope windlass
Plastimo compass
VDO instrumentation
Standard Intrepid+ VHF
Lewmar rectangular s/s ports and custom round s/s ports
Eno LPG cooktop and oven w/gas bottle locker
Frigoboat refrigerator
ITT Jabsco electric MSD
Dolphin 40-amp battery charger
6 batteries
11-gal. Quick water heater
2/250-gph ITT Jabsco auto. bilge pumps
800-gph Plastimo manual bilge pump
Lenco electric trim tabs


Raymarine ST6001 autopilot, SL631 Raychart chartplotter, and RL80CRC radar/chartplotter
teak decking
aluminum dinghy-loading mast
Splendide Comb-O-Matic 2000 washer/dryer
11-kW Onan genset
40,000-Btu Cruisair A/C
Volvo Penta QL bow thruster

This article originally appeared in the January 2004 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.