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2004 FB Design Techno 42

Cannes, France


One of the fastest and most exciting RIB’s available. Brilliant performance thanks to the amazing SEATEK and Trimax set up ready to tackle rough conditions at high speed. The Buzzi hull design and in this boat Kevlar construction and balance is second to none and this version offers great protection to the crew. This user friendly RIB , has very secure seating for four and then some excellent internal forward accommodation and aft sun pad deck. Very rare to the market and in as new condition thanks to the total refit in 2018.



Principal Features

Twin SEATECK 740hp                                             All new Navigation kit 2018

Inflatable Tubes (new 2018)                              Four seats with Electric sprung Bolsters

Four lifting points                                                    Kevlar construction

Removable Hard top                                            Internal cabin with seating/bunks



Approved Boats is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Parton Yachting.

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Paid
Make: FB Design
Model: Techno 42
Year: 2004
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Composite


Length: 43'0 ft / 13.12 m
Length Overall: 43'0 ft / 13.12 m
Beam: 12 ft / 3.65 m
Max Draft: 3'3 ft / 1.00 m


Boat Class: Rigid Sports Inflatable, Tender


Hull: Buzzi Structural Foam injection system and Kevlar hull, stepped V hull shape. Military Grey - Hypalon tubes . The tubes have 13 compartments.

Black antifouling

Hard top: Removable hard top with opening side windows, vents natural and fan

Deck: GRP painted Non skid deck finish, forward aft and in cockpit area

Bathing Platform: Non skid deck finish

Exterior Colours: Military grey deck and structure with a Dark Grey wrap currently fitted – Grey silver light upholstery sun bed


Engine: Twin SEATEK NAVY 6 cylinder 740hp Diesel – 6-4V-10 (Full rebuild 2018)

ZF Two speed gear boxes (Full rebuild 2018)

Electronic gear change

Single lever high performance Morse engine throttle’s

Trimax drive system with five blade Rolla surface piercing propellers

FB Automatic (control by speed) Hydraulic Race Trim Tabs with indicators

Manual override for trim tabs

VDO dials for engine instruments

Speed Max: 65-68 knots (depending on conditions)

Cruising speed: 40-50 knots

Approx engine hours: 100 since engine rebuild

Consumption: Cruising 50lit/hour approx at 35 knots per engine

Engine room blowers        

Auto electric bilge pumps (3) plus 2 Manual bilge pumps

Internal safety systems: hand-held extinguishers – auto-extinguish engine room.


2 x 12 volt heavy duty battery for Port engine starting (24v system)

2 x 12 volt heavy duty battery for Sbd engine starting (24v system)

2 x 12 volt heavy duty battery for services

12v USB sockets


Quick automatic battery charger with RDS1560 display showing voltages (2018)

2 Engine alternator charge via blocking diodes

Circuit breakers on all circuits

Water System

Pressurised cold water system for deck shower and internal wash basin

Deck filler

Navigation Equipment

SIMRAD NSS EVO3 9” Screen colour Chart plotter


SIMRAD HAL020 20” Radar Closed Scanner 24NM range

SIMRAD SonarHub - Depth



Azimuth 1000 Compass

Deck Equipment

Full set of IMCO navigation lights

Search light roof mounted with remote control

Twin windscreen wipers

5 deck cleats

Strong stainless bow roller

Forward and aft grab rails – pilot boat style to enable easy boarding and good security at all times

Anchor locker with secure anchor storage

Fortress anchor with stainless chain and rope

Aft removable sun pads

Lifting points forward and aft for single point lifting

Opening roof hatch

Cockpit/cabin drainage

Integrated swim steps into transom


Domestic Equipment

Freshwater deck shower

Stainless folding had wash basin in cabin

Additional vents in roof of hard top

Storage below cabin seating/bunks

Internal grey carpets in cockpit, removable

LED internal lighting

Fusion sound system with four speakers

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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