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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.

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.

42 Buddy Davis

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Boat Info
Buddy Davis
42 CC
Model Year
Boat Type
Center console
Boat Dimensions
12’ 6”
Minimum Draft
Maximum Draft
37” – 41″
MFG Length
Boat Tanks
Water Tanks
60 gallons
Holding Tanks
Fuel Tanks
600 Gallons