Haines 42 Elegance

Excellent live-aboard cruiser

A spacious cruiser offering generous accommodation and living space both inside and out, specifically designed for the inland waterways of Europe. Large en-suite cabins and a vast open plan saloon / galley area. Vast upper deck steering position with seating provided for more than eight. A boat that must be seen to appreciate the true volume of the accommodation provided.


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A light and airy space with generous seating, the saloon area offers a lower steering position with convenient side door access. Comfortable settees that enable you to see all around through the large expanse of glass windows that surrounds you. As with all Haines craft the large opening skylight and the large openings to the windows, allows the fresh air to flood into the boat, bringing the outside in. Drawer storage, a cocktail cabinet, a large hanging locker and an optional recessed TV above the aft bulkhead complete another superb entertaining space.

Master Cabin

With full head height and a large 6’6” x 5’ island berth, with drawer space below. Full length hanging wardrobe, and dressing table with further drawer storage. Adjoined to en-suite toilet with a separate shower, with its bi-fold shower screen.

Forward Cabin

Large double berth or twin v-berth arrangement, with drawer space below. Hanging wardrobe, shelving around berths. Adjoined to en-suite toilet with a separate toilet / shower compartment with wall mounted shower mixer and head.

Haines Elegance Galley


An ergonomically friendly galley with vast amounts of storage and worktop space, delivering a very useable home-from-home area to prepare meals, drinks and snacks for all those welcome guests. A large 200 litre stainless steel refrigerator / freezer gives ample room for those much needed provisions. A stainless steel gas hob and oven, along with 2 square sinks and mixer tap, generous cupboard space, shelving and a cutlery drawer complete this important area of any craft.

Haines Elegance Aft Cabin

Mid Aft Cabin

Large double berth with foot space into recessed space below saloon floor, with drawer space below. Full height hanging wardrobe, shelving alongside berth. Access to master cabin toilet through door in companionway opposite.

Haines Elegance Toilet / Shower

Toilet / Showers

Master / forward cabin with separate toilet / shower compartment with wall mounted shower mixer and head. Toilet compartments have a manual toilet to waste tank sitting on a Avonite plinth, a round ceramic wash basin, tall mixer tap, cupboard storage, and Avonite to worktop and shelving.

Aft Deck

A centrally located helm position provides a fantastic all round view of the craft. With Silvertex vinyl cushions to helm and navigator seat, and around the u-shaped seating with its drop-down table. An outdoor sink and refrigerator helps when alfresco dining. The exterior push-pit adds safety to a stunning deck space made for entertaining. The optional barbecue, Bimini or sun-loungers complete everything you would possibly need to enjoy this spacious deck area. Why not add fold-up bikes to your specification, cleverly accommodated in a lockable bathing platform storage locker.


Key Features

  • Eight-berth aft cabin cruiser
  • Single hydraulic drive Nanni 65hp diesel engine
  • Inclusive of hydraulic bow and stern thrusters with
  • ‘Easy Dock’ control
  • Suitable for river and estuary use
  • Bonded frameless windows
  • Choice of interior timber finishes
  • Flexible layout options
  • Ideal live-aboard or boat for extended cruising
  • Large upper deck seating and dining area
  • Wide non-slip decks
  • GRP bathing platform with steps to aft deck
  • Optional folding curved screen
  • Speeds to 8kts
  • RCD Category C


Length42ft 6in (12.95m)
Beam12ft 9in (3.89m)
Air Draft9ft 6in (2.90m)
Draft2ft 8in (0.81m)


  • Fuel tank: 70 gallons / 320 litres
  • Water tank: 95 gallons / 430 litres
  • Waste tank: 77 gallons / 350 litres
  • Calorifier tank: 60 litres (complete with immersion)

Hull & Construction

  • Bonded-in tinted windows
  • Stainless steel rubbing strake
  • Stainless steel deck cleats (x6)
  • Stainless steel pulpit & grab rails
  • Stainless steel water, fuel & holding tanks
  • Non-slip GRP deck finish
  • Fenders (x6) & warps (x4)
  • GRP engine vents with stainless steel grill & integrated foot step


  • 240v shore connection
  • 12v electrical system
  • 240v sockets: 4 x double 240v sockets (to saloon, galley forward and aft cabins)
  • 12v sockets: 1 x cigar socket (to helm position)
  • Batteries: 3 x 130Ah AGM domestic batteries, 1 x 130Ah AGM engine battery
  • Immersion heater
  • Radio: Bluetooth, aux & USB input
  • Refrigerator: 200 litre stainless steel fridge / freezer
  • Lighting (interior): LED down lighters, pelmet lighting, step lights, wardrobe lights, cocktail cabinet lighting, under berth lighting and berth reading lights
  • Lighting (exterior): LED deck lights with remote control
  • Navigation lights: Port, starboard, stern and steaming lights
  • Horn S/S twin trumpet horn
  • Wipers: 2 x electric wipers
  • Water pump: Whale water pump (with integrated accumulator tank)
  • Auto bilge pump: Whale electric bilge pump


  • Electrical & manual bilge pumps
  • Auto fire extinguisher in engine compartment (2kg)
  • Manual fire extinguishers (3 x 1kg)
  • Fire blanket
  • Wide non-slip decks
  • Life buoy & boat hook
  • Anchor or mud weight with chain, anchor bow roller

Gas System

  • Oven / Grill: SMEV 30 litre oven and grill
  • Hob: SMEV 3 burner hob with glass top
  • Gas Bottles: 2 x 3.9kg propane gas bottles (including automatic changeover with OPSO)


  • Outside screen cover
  • Saloon stools (x2)
  • Ensign / staff: Ensign (1 yard) with stainless steel flag staff
  • Steering wheels: Stainless steel / leather bound steering wheels
  • Pennant: Haines pennant