Classic Craft – Runabout 42.5 for sale


Trois-Rivières, Canada


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This special boat is a custom one off and family built one of a kind. She is designed by Michel Dufresne. Michel built boats for over 50 years including Tony Accurso’s Le Touch and his own line of speedboats, Elita. 

He made a few hundred 25′ boats and a couple 33′ and one 44′ called Sea Fox. 

Cruising speed is 39 Knots 45 mph Top speed we got was 47 Knots 55 mph at 2600 rpm’s Range is  approximately 300 NM. She’s has a cabin with 6’2 headroom 
Head Turning Exterior and Cockpit

The plush self bailing teak floored cockpit is fitted with a Mahogany table and minifridge. The Cockpit is fronted by a mahogany windshield frame fitted with Exalto windshield wipers with stainless steel rounded corners.

This protects the wonderful Springfield adjustable seat pedestals at the fantastic pilot station with power steering, Livorsi Engine Controls and an observer’s seat.

The pilots’ station is fitted with a Raymarine GPS and chart plotter, Vetus bow thruster and Maxwell windlass controllers. All protected by a fitted cockpit cover.

To the side of the pilot station Bomon Marine Sliding door into cabin is fitted. Stepping aft pass the gorgeous teak engine cowling you’ll find teak swim platform with mirror finished stainless steel trim.




White All Grip Matterhorn white paint on hull.

Mirror Polished Stainless Steel trim.

Bomon Marine Sliding door into cabin.

Vetus bow thruster.

maxwell windlass.

Raymarine GPS and screen.

Livorsi Engine Controls.

Exalto windshield wipers.

Four 8″x 20″bumper storage below backseat.

Custom Upholstery.

Raritan Electric water heater.

Groco water pressure tank.

30 amp Shore Power.

120v outlet.

Two Engine hatch Cowlings.

Full cockpit cover.

Two Springfield adjustable seat pedestals.

Two SS Bollards.

Fantastic Classic Saloon Cabin

Stepping down below into the air conditioned 6 foot 2 inch head clearance cabin you’ll observe the amazing handmade mahogany carpentry fitting the two 6’6’’ berths with foot rests. All illuminated by Imtra marine cabin lights and a sky light.

The cabin is fitted with two Blue sea systems electrical panels, one for 12v and one for 24v.

A fitted Kenwood Bluetooth Stereo system with a Hifonics THOR amplifier and 2 x Polk weather resistant speakers located in the cockpit add to favourite music to your days exploring.

Below deck benefits from a Shower supplied by a Raritan electric water heater and Groco water pressure tank. Complemented with a toilet.

30 amp Shore Power connector is available whilst alongside.

USB and 120v outlets.

4 bronze portholes.

Courtesy lights

A Kingston sink.

Engine Room

Two 675 HP Turbo Detroit Diesel Engines

4 Bilge pumps

6 Blowers

ARG raw water strainers

Parker fuel filter

DeAngelo Custom Exhausts

Jabsco Oil Pump

Kohler Generator

6 marine batteries

Auto/manual fire suppression system


Make: Custom Michel Drufense.

Condition: New.

Type: Power.

Class:  Runnerabout cruiser.

Hull shape: Deep Vee

Lenght: 45,2 Feet

Beam:11.5 Feet

Min Draught :4 feet

Dry Weight approx 2200 LBS

Fuel: Diesel.

Hull: Fibreglass and wood.

Designed for fresh and salt water.

Fuel tanks: 500 US gal

Fresh water holding tank: 25 gal

Grey water Holding tanks: 20 gal

Waste Water Holding tank: 35 gal

High Quality Engineering.

PYI shaft seals.

Two Stainless Steel Drive shafts.

Two Buck Algonquin Props.

Custom bronze shaft struts.

Running lights.

Nicolle Associates 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.
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