Boat Specifications

Make: Fountain Boats
Model: 42 Lightning
Year: 2011
Length: 42 ft. 0 in.
Type: High Performance Boats
Listing: 693437
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If you were on another boat, it’s the one that left your jaw on your chest as it roared past. The 42 Lightning is the most illustrious race boat in history, winning more world and national championships than any other V-bottom in world history. It shattered the world speed record eight times with the fastest two-way average of 171.883 mph. It has done more than just win, it has totally dominated race courses over the past two decades. It all started with Bob Nordskog’s Powerboat Special in the mid 1980s and continued under such stellar marques as Ohio Steel, Ocean Spray, Rio Roses, Pier 57 and Yachts International. The 42 comes with a staggered engine set-up that brings the propellers close together, keeping the center of gravity low, down along the keel where it works best. With a pair of Mercury 525 EFIs, the 42 will hit speeds up to 88+ mph. Insert twin 700 Mercurys with NXT1 gimbals and No. 6 uppers and lowers to dart up to 105mph. Try Mercury 850s and get an eye-watering 120mph. Still not satisfied? Bolt in the Mercury 1075s and blast into the stratosphere at more than 130mph. Own a proven part of history, the 42 Lightning is the best value that money can buy!
Draft: 3 ft. 4 in.
Beam: 8 ft. 6 in.
Fuel tank capacity: 328
Water tank capacity: 13
Range cruising: 300
Consumption max: 90
Standard features: Anchor locker, recessed in foredeck
Anchor with mounting bracket in bow locker
Batteries, twin, heavy duty w/jumper cables and receptacle
Bilge blowers, (2)
Bolster seats w/electric drop down
Cabin, customized
Carpeting, cockpit, customized w/embroidered Fountain logo
Fire extinguisher, automatic
Head, enclosed w/porta potti
Battery switches, two, parallel, explosion proof
Bilge pumps, two, 12 volt DC, 1200 GPH automatic/manual pump
Bow lights, pop-up with deck bezels
Cockpit billet accents include: seat legs, cockpit rails, speaker covers, & step pads
Dash with monster gauges; carbon fiber, including carbon fiber glovebox lid and surround, color coordinated throttles, gauge rims, bezels, wheel hub & steering wheel
Galley w/sink and cold water pressure system
Graphics, standard selection
Cockpit cover, form fitted including windshield, upgraded material
Depth gauge
Engine compartment, w/hatch, motorized
Fresh water flush
Hand laid composite hull and deck manufactured w/multi-directional fiberglass, w/high density coring and Interplastic vinyl ester resin and w/hull and deck laminated, thru-bolted, screwed and sealed together w/heavy duty marine sealant/adhesive
Ice chest, built-in, insulated
Cockpit seating, 2 bolsters with rear bench or 5 bolsters (2 front & 3 rear)
Engine room billet accents includes: battery box w/ chrome engraved step pad, fender holders, hatch rams, water fills (blue only), trim pump caps, motor well panel, sea strainer, saddle tank, & drive shaft
Horns, electric
Rails, bow and stern, 316L stainless steel, thru-bolted
Satellite radio, Sirius or XM
Super ventilated positive lift hull
Fuel tanks, heavy duty, 3/16" thick aluminum, foamed, glassed and bolted in position w/stainless steel pickups, 328 gallon total capacity to include 240 gallon tank & (2) 35 gallon saddle tanks
Hour meter
Slimline cleats, pop-up with deck bezels
Stereo, marine AM/FM/CD w/four marine speakers
Sun deck, upholstered over engine hatch w/bolt logo
Fuel vapor detector
Instrumentation, heavy duty Livorsi gauges w/integrated warning lights, GPS Speedometer, Screen Display - Vessel View
Swim ladder, fold down off transom w/ integral fiberglass cover
Propellers, stainless steel to match engine and drive package
Steering, heavy duty hydraulic, offshore hi-performance w/dual pumps, tie bar, external
Windshield frame, powder coated
Sea strainers
Throttles, billet race
Windshield, wrap around
Trim indicators, mechanical for drives and tabs
Trim tabs, heavy duty hydraulic, offshore hi-performance
Trim switch on throttles


Model name: 525 EFI w/ Bravo 1-XR/SSM/ITS
Model year: 2011
Quantity: 2
Fuel Type: Gas

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Fountain Powerboats
1653 Whichards Beach Road
Washington, NC 27889
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