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2002 Fountain 42'

$ 119,900

is a 2002 Fountain 42' Lightning 42 listed for sale with United Yacht Broker John Peterson. John can be reached at 1-910-546-5760 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional yacht brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Fountain Yachts and similar boats. With over 175 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

2002 Fountain Lightning 42

If you never seen one of these boats, you owe it to yourself to look at this one. Stunning white with Red-White-Blue and Gold graphics, she will turn heads in any marina and certainly as you blow any other boat on the water at 80 MPH!

The engines were removed and totally rebuilt, and I mean totally! The boat has 350 hours on the hull and the engines have less than 10 hours. The outdrives have also been replaced to accommodate with more powerful outdrives with Mercury Racing XR gears.

If you have a NEED FOR SPEED, don’t miss this one!

Includes 2008 Aluminum heavy duty, tri-axle bunk trailer with brakes on all six wheels.


  • Price USD:$ 119,900
  • Builder:


  • Model:

    Lightning 42

  • Year:


  • Location:

    New Bern, North Carolina, United States

  • Type:

    Power Yacht

  • LOA: 42 ft in
  • Display Length: 42 ft
  • Beam: 8' 6"
  • Yacht Category

    Racing-High Performance

  • Water Capacity: 25 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 242 gals
  • Engine Details: MerCruiser 575 Racing
  • Engine 1: HRS 630.00 HP
  • Engine 2: HRS 630.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Gas/Petrol

Easy entry from the swim platform and across the large aft deck you step down into the cockpit and helm area. The aft seat faces forward and will seat a crowd. Forward the guest seat is to port and features an electrical seat cushion that will lower, allowing you to stand protected and safe. Across and to starboard is the well laid out helm with all gauges and electronics within easy reach. The helm seat is also electric. The helm area makes you feel like you are in an aircraft cockpit with multiple gauges and accessories. Entry into the lower cabin is thru a center door with lift up top. Step down into the cabin and to port is the galley area with an ice chest, sink and ample countertop and storage spaces. To starboard are the head with a sink and vanity and a porti-potti head. The salon is forward and features port and starboard settees and a hanging locker aft to port. All the way forward is the large berth with an overhead hatch.

The massive interior will impress you! Matching fabrics, red carpets and beautiful appointments, the interior is pretty cool.

To port in the main cabin.

  • Sink with cold water faucet
  • Removable, self draining ice chest
  • Ample counter top space
  • Ample storage space

Hand laid composite hull and deck manufactured with multidirectional fiberglass with high density coring and vinylester resin. Hull and deck laminated, pop riveted, thru bolted, screwed, and sealed together with heavy duty marine sealant/adhesive.

  • Forward anchor locker with anchor and chain and rope rode
  • Painted stainless steel rails on bow extended to helm area
  • Painted stainless steel hand rails in cockpit
  • Stainless steel deck hardware
  • Swim platform with folding swim ladder
  • Cockpit and helm bimini rated to 70 mph
  • Embroided Fountain logos on upholstery
  • Azimuth digital compass
  • Garmin Echo Map Plus 74SV chart plotter and sonar
  • Livorsi depth indicator
  • 12-volt DC power and 120-volt AC power
  • Power distribution panel with circuit breakers
  • 30-amp shore power cord
  • Plug in accessory harness and cord for remote battery
  • Battery charger
  • Kenwood AM/FM/ CD player with helm remote and external speakers

The engine compartment is large and sits under the aft deck cushions. There are port and starboard hatches. The main engines are staggered forward and aft to accommodation their size but getting into the engine compartment for maintenance is easy.

  • Mercruiser 575 cubic inch, 660 hp engines with under 10 hours since total rebuilds.
  • Engines are balance and blueprinted
  • Mercury stern drives with Mercury Racing XR gears, 5-blade stainless steel propellers
  • Helm tilt controls for outdrives
  • Outdrives with stainless steel tie bar
  • Hydraulic engine hatches
  • Separate engine and transmission control levers at helm
  • Multiple Graffrig engine gauges and instrumentation at helm with red bezels
  • Exhaust noise can be silenced when needed around marina, docks or crowds
  • Offshore heavy duty hydraulic steering with pumps
  • Fire suppression system in engine compartment
  • Heavy duty K-Plane trim tabs with helm controls
  • Mercruiser primary fuel filters with water separators

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.


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