2005, Beneteau Swift Trawler 42

Beneteau Swift Trawler 422005 SOLD

229000.00Charleston, SC

Price just reduced

  • Year: 2005
  • Length: 44'
  • Price: 229000.00
  • Located in Charleston, SC
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type:
  • YW# 3577296

Traditional lines and lovely finish are what make these trawlers so popular. They're perfect for an 8 kt dinner cruise, but can easily accelerate to 20 kts to outrun inclement weather. Whether you plan to entertain in style, or cruise in comfort, the Swift 42 Trawler is a yacht you need to see.

True North have been well maintained by her owners and the twin Yanmar 370hp engines have low hours.  Her many options include: Blue Awlgrip hull, teak cockpit, bow thruster, full electronics at both helms, genset, AC with reverse cycle heat and much more.



length Overall: 44.00 ft
Beam Measure: 13.83 ft



Fresh Water Tanks:(0 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (0 Gallons)


Number of double berths:
Number of cabins:
Number of heads: 2

Builder & Designer


Builder: Beneteau

Designer:  Joubert-Nivlet




  • LOA: 44.33 feet
  • LWL: 37.5 feet
  • Beam: 13.92 feet
  • Displacement: 35,000 pounds


  • Fuel:  395 Gallons
  • Water:  169 Gallons
  • HT:  45 Gallons


Engine 1
Type: Inboard
Maker: Yanmar
Fuel: Diesel
Transmission: Direct Drive
Power: 370.0 HP
Hours:  957

Engine 2
Type: Inboard
Maker: Yanmar
Fuel: Diesel
Transmission: Direct Drive
Power: 370.0 HP
Hours:  957


Step aboard True North and enter the main salon through any of her 3 entry doors, one from the aft cockpit or one on either side deck which enter into the main salon via the galley or the lower helm station. With her beautiful Mahogany interior and ample light from all of the windows, this vessel has a very warm feeling. The main salon features an U or L shaped settee to starboard that converts into a double berth when not used for dining. To port there is an electrical distribution panel, storage cabinets and TV/DVD . The floor of main salon is hinged for easy access to engines and systems.  There are pleated shades, custom carpets and runners throughout. 

Moving forward in the main salon brings you to a very open galley on the port side. Forward facing double stainless steel sinks with storage below offer the chef a fine ships galley to prepare a feast. She has a rear facing three burner propane stove and oven, hot and cold pressure water, microwave oven, and 4.5 cubic foot refrigerator/freezer. To starboard of the galley is the beautiful lower helm station. With a full complement of electronics and all controls well positioned, you can enjoying piloting  her from either the upper or the lower helm! 

Stepping down a few steps brings you into a passageway which accesses the guest stateroom to starboard with full guest head to port. There is a double berth in the guest stateroom with ample storage and a large hanging locker to accommodate all of your guest''s gear! Guest head features an electric head, and a full wash basin & shower. 

Progressing forward brings you into the large master stateroom. Featuring a large island berth with equally good access from either side allows easy entry and exit from the berth. There are shelves & cabinets throughout the master stateroom, TV/DVD and a large hanging locker on the starboard side, affording the owners ample storage for their personal gear. Master head is accessed via a doorway on the port side. The master head features an electric head with a large sink and shower. Medicine cabinet and storage below the sink provide an area to stow your gear. 

Stepping on deck from the large sliding door in the aft, you walk out into the fully enclosed aft cockpit with an additional refrigerator/freezer.  Generator access is below the main hatch panel in the sole and outboard lazarettes offer good stowage for fenders, lines, and other gear. Moving forward on either side deck, you pass through a wing door made to keep the weather and wind out of the cockpit should it turn inclement. Passing amidships on your way forward, you will pass the side entry door to the main salon. Step up a few steps brings you to the sunbathing cushions on the center bow. Beyond that you are ready to drop anchor with dual anchor rode lockers, windlass with controls and a washdown pump. 

The upper helm and bridge are accessed via wide teak steps which lead up from the aft cockpit. Open the gas assist hatch on your way up brings you to the upper deck.  The flybridge has a compete enclosure and a refrigerator has been added for convenience. To port is the dinghy storage area with life raft storage behind. Moving forward brings you to the upper helm station which features full width L-shaped seating with storage below.  Virtually duplicate controls from the lower helm can be found at the upper helm, with full engine gauges and alarms, a second Raymarine color chartplotter with radar, autopilot and VHF.

Her knowledgeable owner has given constant attention to detail with proper cleaning and waxing which have kept this vessel in beautiful condition.

Lower Helmstation & Electronics

  • Beautiful sliding wood helmsman''s seat with white vinyl cushion made to accommodate two!
  • Storage below seat
  • Drop down footrest/elevated platform at helm station
  • Full engine controls with tach, fuel tank, engine temp & oil pressure gauges for each engine.
  • Lenco trim tabs
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • QL bow thruster
  • Hydraulic Steering System
  • Plastimo compass
  • 12 volt outlet
  • Raymarine 240 VHF Radio
  • Raymarine ST6001 auto pilot
  • Garmin XSV Chart plotter  2019
  • Blaupunkt AM/FM with speakers
  • Blaupunkt 5 CD Changer
  • Circuit breakers for horn, bilge pumps, windshield wipers, windshield washer, windlass, running lights, blower & anchor light

Flybridge & Electronics

  • Lenco trim tabs
  • QL Bow thruster control
  • Second engine control panels and alarm panels
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • Plastimo compass
  • Raymarine 240 VHF
  • Raymarine 6001 auto pilot
  • Garmin XSV Chart plotter 2019
  • Hydraulic Steering
  • 12 volt outlet
  • Remote speakers for sound system
  • Navy Blue flybridge Bimini Flybridge and a full Strataglass enclosure
  • Flybridge Refrigerator
  • Freshwater sink with hot & cold water
  • Storage under seats
  • Mast with lifting tackle 
  • Propane Grill

Electrical & Mechanical

  • Electric Windlass w/remote control
  • New AGM Batteries April 2019
  • 45 lb Bruce Anchor w/ 25'' chain and 200'' 5/8" rode
  • Anchor Washdown system
  • 50 amp shore power
  • AC Outlets breaker & outlets throughout salon, cabins, & heads
  • Upgraded Battery Banks (All AGM)
  • DC voltmeter
  • Onan 11KW Generator 
  • Xantrax Inverter with Link 10 and  extra battery bank
  • 11 Gallon hot water heater with 110V operation & hot water engine loop
  • 40 Ah Battery charger
  • Air Conditioning master breaker on panel in main salon with individual controls in main salon & forward cabin
  • Two electric bilge pumps, one with automatic operation
  • One manual bilge pump
  • Hydraulic Steering
  • GFI Receptacles in Engine Room
  • Power Handle for launching dinghy

Master Stateroom

Master Stateroom

  • Large master stateroom island berth
  • Large drawers under berth
  • Step on either side to assist entry & exit to berth
  • Full size hanging locker to starboard
  • Storage cabinets port & starboard
  • AC controls on aft bulkhead in forward cabin
  • Recessed overhead lighting with bulkhead mounted light switches throughout
  • Shelving for gear storage
  • Large overhead opening Lewmar hatch with Ocean Air shade & screen
  • Two round opening Lewmar ports on either side of stateroom in the hull
  • TV/DVD Combo Unit

Guest Stateroom

  • Located on the starboard side aft of the master stateroom
  • Side entry to double berth
  • Storage shelves throughout cabin
  • Aft bulkhead has hanging locker and additional cabinet storage
  • Recessed overhead lighting with switches on bulkhead
  • Halogen reading lights over berth
  • Two round opening Lewmar ports with curtains & overhead opening hatch with Ocean Air screen & shade

Deck & Cockpit

  • Lewmar windlass with foot pedal controls and controls at both helm stations
  • Dual anchor lockers with overboard drains
  • Anchor washdown
  • Speakers throughout aft cockpit, bridge
  • Aft cockpit shower
  • Full teak swim platform accessed via transom door
  • Full Flybridge Enclosure with Strataglass
  • Freezer/Refrigerator
  • New Sunbathing Pad 2019



  • 3 burner propane stove w/oven
  • 4.5 cubic ft. refrigerator
  • Microwave Oven
  • Double S/S sinks with H/C pressure water
  • Excellent counter space 
  • Cutlery drawer
  • LP gas sniffer
  • Two seperately wired electrical outlets


Additional Information

  • Last haul: September 2019
  • New Bottom Paint September 2019
  • Props Polished September 2019
  • Last Engine Service:  April 2019
  • Exterior Detail:  February 2020
  • Flag Blue Painted Hull
  • 2 Rod Holders in cockpit
  • Yacht Sentry Security System:  Monitors shore power, bilge, aft door entry, hatch entry and boat movement.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


To request a showing contact listing broker Mike Lecholop 843 696-0137  mike.lecholop@st-barts.com