Latest yacht to debut at 2017 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

OCONTO, WI - September 19, 2017 - Cruisers Yachts, a brand of KCS International, Inc., introduces a welcome addition to its Cantius line with the debut of the all-new 42 Cantius. The sporty, luxury cruiser will make its first public appearance at the 2017 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show taking place Novembver 1-5.

"We are very excited for the world to lay eyes on the new 42 Cantius," said Dan Zenz, Vice President of Sales at KCS International, Inc. "The layout on the 42 was well-planned and makes the boat feel much more spacious than meets the eye."

The 42 Cantius continues the exceptional layout and sleek exterior lines first introduced on the 60 Cantius in 2015 to much acclaim. The stand-out feature of the 42 Cantius is a sliding, stainless steel glass door that opens fully to reveal a free-flowing entertainment space that extends from the cockpit to the helm.

Main Deck

Stepping aboard the swim platform on the 42 Cantius, boaters will find a single entry to the cockpit on the port side. The cockpit features a relaxed entertaining space with large L-shaped seating on the starboard with convertible cocktail to dinnete table. A grill on the swim platform and a wetbar allows you to entertain in style.

Stepping into the climate controlled galley and upper salon, you will find on the portside an aft galley. On the starboard side is salon seating that continues forward from the cockpit, perfect for dining and entertaining. And lounge seating near the helm keeps conversation close by. Above, an operable sunroof invites sunlight and see breezes inside. The stylish interior boasts fine craftsmanship and can be accented with charcoal oak or walnut cabinetry.

The helm is equipped with advanced electronics and joystick controls powered by Volvo IPS engines. On the foredeck, boaters will enjoy integrated seating that can be converted to a chaise lounge for sunbathing.

Accommodations Deck

Below deck, spectacular staterooms await you and your guests. Large windows allow for ample natural light throughout. A well-appointed master stateroom is found forward and features a private head with refined details and a walk-in shower. A roomy VIP stateroom and separate head provides superior accommodations for guests.

November Debut

The 42 Cantius will be unveiled for the first time at the 2017 Fort Lauderdale Internationa Boat Show taking place Novembver 1-5. Attendees will have a chance to tour this yacht, along with others in the Cruisers Yachts lineup, including the best-selling 338 Palm Beach Edition, 39 Express Coupe, 50 Cantius, 54 Cantius, 54 Flybridge, and 60 Flybridge. The Cruisers Yachts display will be located in a new location on H-Dock.


42 Cantius Specifications

  • L.O.A (Including Swim Platform)43' 2"13.15 m
  • Beam13' 8"4.16 m
  • Bridge Clearance (Top of Mast)13' 8"4.16 m
  • Draft (IPS)40"1.01 m
  • Draft (VD)32 1/2"0.83m
  • Weight (Gas)26,147 lbs11,860 kg
  • Weight (Diesel)28,469 lbs12,913 kg
  • Fuel Capacity300 gal1,136 L
  • Water Capacity80 gal303 L
  • Waste Capacity50 gal189 L
  • EngineVolvo Penta IPS 500, 370 hp
  • ***Weight subject to change***
  • ***Consumable liquids may be less than max capacity***

About KCS International Inc.

Headquartered in Oconto, Wisconsin, KCS International Inc. owns boat brands Cruisers Yachts, Cruisers Sport Series and Rampage Sport Fishing Yachts. Cruisers Yachts is known as one of the world's premier providers of midsize luxury pleasure yachts and produces models from 35 to 60 feet in its Oconto facility. Cruisers Sport Series, a world-class line of sport boats, range from 23 to 33 feet, and are designed to create an unrivaled boating experience while representing a perfect blend of luxury and practicality. Rampage Sport Fishing Yachts combine comfort and convenience with speed, durability and performance focused engineering. Built at the Oconto facility, Rampage Sport Fishing Yachts create highly fishable express and convertible vessels, 34 to 45 feet. For additional information about these lines, visit:;, and, or call (920) 834-2211. Like us on Facebook.