Team Murray Yacht Sales is your Beneteau Swift Trawler 42 Expert

Murray Yacht Sales was awarded the Most Successful Introduction of the Swift Trawler 42 to the Americas at the 2004 Cannes, France Boat Show.  Our Team has spent countless miles enjoying the ST 42’s across the gulf coast and are ready to share our expertise.

The Swift Trawler 42 was introduced in 2003 as a 2004 model and was built in France and imported to the United States.  Beneteau USA began building the ST42 in 2006 and ended production in 2008.  From 2008 to 2010 production was in France only.  



model Swift Trawler 42
year 2004-2010
length 42
location Please Call
builder Beneteau
hull material FBG
loa 44’3
lwl 37’5
beam 13’11
draft 3’5
displacement 22,000 lbs / 33,000 lbs
engine(s) Volvo, Yanmar & Cummins
max hp 2 x 300hp, 2 x 370hp
designer Joubert/Nivelt
fuel 395 gallons
water 169 gallons
holding Yes
sleeping 2/3
person capacity CE Rating B/12M C/14
Mast Down 10.99′
Mast Up 26.04′

Live on board, explore the high seas.
The essence of 120 years of experience, this swift trawler is the first of a new range of passé makers designed for comfort, safety and performance. The Swift Trawler 42 is an invitation to cast off towards far away places.

Beneteau reinvents the Trawler
With a range of more than 300 miles and a cruising speed of 18 knots in the utmost comfort, the ST 42 swallows up the miles to take you more quickly to those magical moorings and sleepy harbors. It safe and sturdy ride and easy handling will satisfy the most demanding skippers

The Swift Trawler has also been designed for a life in the open air. The fly bridge is an impressive size and behind the steering station, the L Shaped salon can accommodate 6 people in comfort. The flybridge is equipped with a sink and icebox and can also accommodate the tender or be turned into a large sundeck or a salon with a terrace. The clever cockpit, protected by the flybridge and the side decks can be used as a panoramic deck salon.

Impressive performance and safety
Built on a semi-planning hull designed by Joubert/Nivelt, the Swift Trawler 42 combines the advantages of a conventional trawler with those of a power cruiser. Well appointed and functional, the ST 42 has been designed to facilitate life on board. Its superb level of equipment also makes it the ideal multipurpose cruiser.