Symbol 42 Classic Trawler

Boat Tests


Builder: Symbol

Model: 42 Classic Trawler

Model Year: 2004

Boat Type: Trawler

LOA: 42'0"

Beam: 13'8"

Draft: 4'7"

Weight: 40,000 lbs.

Standard Power: 1/450-hp Caterpillar 3126B diesel inboard

Optional Power: diesel-inboard packages from Caterpillar, Volvo Penta, and Cummins to 675 hp for single-engine application and 480 hp each for twin-engine application

Fuel Capacity: 630 gal.

Water Capacity: 200 gal.


ACR dual-station spotlights
anchor roller w/45-lb. anchor
Pompanette helm chairs
VDO instrumentation w/hour meters
Glendinning engine synchronizer
9-kW Onan genset
2/1000FG Racor fuel-water separators
1/500FG fuel-water separators (for genset)
17-gal. Torrid water heater
5/Meridian no-maintenance marine batteries
bonding system w/Electro-Guard propshaft brushes
emergency manual bilge pump
canvas package


Maxwell windlass
dual-station electronics (Icom IC-M127 VHF and Simrad AP20 autopilot, RA42 radar, and CE40 GPS chartplotter)
teak-and-holly interior soles
recessed-panel cabinet/accommodation doors
Corian countertops
VacuFlush MSDs
GE microwave oven, dishwasher, and trash compactor
Bose Lifestyle stereo system
2,500-watt Trace SW2512 inverter
50-amp Promatic 50-3 battery charger
44,000-Btu Marine Air A/C
10-hp SidePower bow thruster
600-gpd HRO Systems watermaker

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