About Buddy Davis 42 Center Console

In true Buddy Davis tradition, there is no mistaking the new 42 Center Console is pure Davis pedigree. Beyond the superior ride and handling, Buddy Davis boats are designed to accommodate the hardcore fisherman with built-in fishing amenities from bow to stern. Every Davis boat is thoughtfully planned and engineered to ensure you have exceptional fishing experiences while providing crew and family with comforts to enjoy… no matter how far your journey takes you.

The new 42 Center Console features the well proven 28 & 34 center consoles hulls coupled with an all new custom deck and helm.  The 42 center console features a large helm area, complete with head, galley, dinette and berth.

Specifications Download Spec Sheet
Length: 42’
Beam: 12’ 6”
Beam @ Stern:
Dry Weight w/ Engines: 19,320 – 20,100 lbs.
Draft (approx.) Motors Up: 29”
Draft (approx..) Motors Down: 37” – 41″
Deadrise Aft: 24°
Fuel Capacity: 600
Fresh Water Capacity: 60 gallons
Max HP Rating:

The 42 Center Console offers an anchor locker complete with sea water washdown, forward fold down seating both port and starboard with hidden fender storage behind, a forward facing lounge seat with storage provide both the angler and crew a place to relax. A large fish box is located in the deck, forward of the lounge seat. Recessed storage lockers are positioned throughout the boat along with grab rails for safety.

The large navigation helm provides plenty of room for electronics plus an electronics box built into the hardtop. Located under the triple helm seats is a custom refrigerator/freezer, ample tackle storage, sink with salt water wash down and built in cutting board.

Aft, in the cockpit are two under deck fish boxes with macerator pump out. Integrated stern seats frame the large live-well in the transom.  Rod storage is provided below the gunnel and a starboard dive door is standard.

The  42cc offers standard power of triple 350 Yamahas or optional quad 300HP or 350HP Yamaha engines.

Speed and range are excellent, and the styling is pure Buddy Davis.  Like all of the Buddy Davis models the 42 Center Console offers a full complement of customization including towers, hull colors, Seakeeper and fishing options.  The 42 CC comes equipped with many standard options; diesel generator, air conditioning, triple helm chairs, electric grill and integrated seating just to name a few.

The 42 Center Console represents a new breed of resin infused fiberglass custom boats.  A serious boat for the offshore and bay fisherman as well as the family cruising platform.

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Standards and Options


  • Ritchie Supersport Compass
  • Marine Stereo w/ AM/FM/USB/Bluetooth w/ 8 premium speakers, 700W Amp, sub woofer
  • Black Acrylic Flush mount Electronic Mounting Face with access in head compartment
  • Breakered Electrical System
  • Battery System w/ Switches & Marine Batteries
  • Battery Charger w/ 50’ Power Cord
  • Frameless Plexi-Glass Windshield
  • Glove Boxes w/ Fiberglass Lid
  • Console Storage Trays w/ 4 Stainless Steel Cup Holders
  • Polished Steering Wheel w/ Power Knob
  • Frameless Fiberglass Integrated Console Door
  • Recessed Angled Footrest
  • Console Handrails
  • Helm Air Conditioner Vents
  • Triple helm chairs w/ Counter top, Electric Grill, Sink, Refrigerator, Utensil Drawers & Tackle and Tray Storage compartments
  • USB Charging Ports
  • Helm Space for up to three 16″ Displays


  • 360° Coaming Pads
  • Stainless Steel Trim Tabs w/ Position Indicator
  • Cockpit Lighting
  • Starboard Dive door with folding ladder
  • Bilge Pump w/ Automatic Float Switches (3)
  • Pull Up SS Bow, Springline and Stern Cleats
  • Stainless Steel Hardware Thru-Bolted with Elastic Stop Nuts
  • Molded Non-Skid on Horizontal Surfaces
  • Integrated Folding Transom Seats In Each Aft Corner (2)
  • Thru Stem Bow Roller w/ Anchor Windlass in Forward Deck Anchor Locker, w/ Remote switch, Chain,  Rope and Anchor & Freshwater washdown
  • Stainless Steel Scuppers
  • Custom Hard PVC Rub Rails w/ SS Inserts
  • Forward console lounge seat and storage area with molded in bucket holders


  • CO Detector
  • Courtesy LED Lights
  • Bilge High Water Alarm
  • Sleeping accommodations for Two, Complete w/ Reading Lights
  • Stand-Up Head Compartment w/ Corian ® Counter Top, Interior Lighting & Mirror
  • Galley with Refrigerator, Microwave, Sink & Cooktop
  • Dining table with seating for 4
  • Air Conditioner
  • Diesel Generator
  • LED TV with AM/FM/CD/DVD Player


  • Vacuflush Head with Holding Tank
  • Hot water Shower
  • Sink w/ Hot Water & Storage Cabinet
  • Vented Port Light


  • 60 gal. Freshwater System w/ 2 Wash Downs & Transom Showernsulated In-floor Fish Boxes (2)
  • Insulated In-floor Fish Boxes (2)
  • Insulated Illuminated Transom Livewels (2)
  • Saltwater Wash Down and Livewell Plumbing
  • Stainless Steel Rod Holders (6)
  • Fiberglass Pipewelders T-Top w/ Molded-in Spreader Lights, LED Lights, and Rod Holders

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What Client's Say?

A unique layout and design concept features noble materials to accent bright, generous interior volumes.

James White
48 Express Owner