Cleats, Pull-up

Fiberglass Stringer

Powdercoat Hardware

Cooler, Carry On

Diamond Pattern Anti-skid

Fishbox w/ Overboard Drain

Console Changing Room

Porta Pottie

Tackle Storage Curtains

Built-in Bait/Live Well


8' 6"

Fuel Capacity

158 gal

Max Load

3500 lbs


L.O.A 24' 4" 7.4 m
Beam 8' 6" 2.54 m
Fuel Capacity 158 gal 598 L
Approx. Draft Up 16" 41 cm
Approx. Draft Down 34" 86 cm
Maximum Capacity 3500 lbs 3500 lbs
Persons Capacity 10 10
Approx. Boat & Engine Weight 4050 lbs 1837 kg
Max HP 400 HP 298 kW
Deadrise 20° 20°
Bridge Clearance w/T-Top 8' 6" 2.54 m
Water Capacity 12 gal 45 L
Total height on Trailer 9' 6" 2.9 m
Total height on Trailer w/Top 11' 4" 3.5 m
Print Specifications


Hull and Deck

  • Anchor locker/storage
  • Bow and Stern Eyes, stainless steel
  • Bow rails, stainless steel
  • Bow storage
  • Cleats, pull-up, stainless steel
  • Fiberglass stringer system
  • Foam Flotation
  • Gel scheme, all white
  • Grab handles, stainless steel
  • Horn, stainless steel
  • Ladder, boarding
  • Meets applicable USCG & Canadian Regs; NMMA Certified using ABYC Stds.
  • Navigation Lights
  • Rod holders, gunnel mount
  • Rub Rail, w/stainless steel insert
  • Thru hull fittings, stainless steel


  • 5 gallon bucket(s) in holder
  • Assist handles, stainless steel
  • Baitwell/live well
  • Baitwell/live well, 17 gallon w/ bluecoat, light & timer
  • Baitwell/live well, 23 gallon w/ bluecoat
  • Beverage holder(s)
  • Bolsters, cockpit
  • Cooler, bow
  • Cooler, under leaning post (removable)
  • Courtesy lights
  • Deck lids w/stainless steel, latches gas assist
  • Diamond pattern non-skid
  • Leaning post
  • Rod storage, gunnel
  • Seating, aft folding bench
  • Seating, forward console
  • Self bailing cockpit
  • Tackles storage w/boxes


  • 12 volt receptacle
  • Compass
  • Steering wheel w/knob, stainless steel


  • Battery on/off switch
  • Battery tray w/ switch
  • Bilge pump, automatic
  • Hydraulic steering (std on 150 hp and up)
  • Raw water wash down
  • Trim tabs w/LED indicators


  • Battery storage
  • Changing room
  • Head, porta pottie (NA Canada)
  • Tackle storages curtains
  • Windscreen, console

Power Options

  • Yamaha® F250 UCA

Hull Color

  • Wellcraft White

Color Options

Start building your 242 Fisherman by selecting one of the color options below.

Option Packages

Scarab Offshore Package

  • Leaning post, upgrade w/backrest, rod holders
  • Mat package, helm floor and rod storage (inc. in offshore/tournament pkg.)
  • Scarab Offshore Graphic

Bow Seating Package

  • Seating, bow cushion
  • Port, Starboard & Forward backrest cushions

Premium Sound Package

  • Stereo System
  • JL Audio Amplifier
  • JL Audio Speakers
  • JL Audio Subwoofer

Premium Sound Package w/ Deluxe T-top

  • Stereo System
  • JL Audio Amplifier
  • JL Audio Speakers
  • JL Audio Subwoofer


Wellcraft offers you a selection of the best engines from leading manufacturers. Reliable performance that gets you where you want to go.

  • Evinrude® E-TEC 250 Z G2
  • Twin Evinrude® E-TEC 150 DPX
  • Twin Evinrude® E-TEC C150 PX G2
  • Twin Evinrude® E-TEC C200 FX G2
  • Evinrude® E-TEC 300 XU G2

  • Mercury® 250 XXL Verado
  • Mercury® 300 XXL Verado
  • Mercury® 300 XXL Verado Warm White
  • Twin Mercury® 150 XL 4S
  • Twin Mercury® 200 XL Verado
  • Mercury® 350 XXL Verado
  • Mercury® 350 XXL Verado Warm White

  • Yamaha® F250 UCA
  • Yamaha® F300 UCA
  • Twin Yamaha® F150 XB
  • Twin Yamaha® F200 XCA
  • Twin Yamaha® F200 XB

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* U.S. only, starting price on base model, excluding options and any applicable dealer charges, freight, prep, sales tax, title and registration fees.

* Wellcraft specifications, photography, video, features, and options are for reference purposes only. Models are shown with non-Wellcraft options and accessories. Options vary by model while some are shown with optional equipment. While Wellcraft makes every effort to ensure information contained herein is correct, content should not be regarded as infallible as unending product refinement and design changes may result in revisions to current models. Wellcraft reserves the right to change product specifications, models, features, imagery, video, and colors at any time without notification or incurring obligations. Representations herein do not constitute a warranty of any of the products shown. All limited warranties are outlined in the Wellcraft limited warranty that accompanies each boat. Please see your authorized Wellcraft dealer for additional information, option availability, and specific warranty details prior to purchase.