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Trader 54(1986)

Ashore September end 2019 having various usaul service works done, While she was out The owner was

sensible and we got an outer bottom survey done to see how she has held up since her big peel and epoxy job carried out by trader

at Emsworth at huge expense,back in 2004, well the result was very good, and is available to read.

Type Semi-displacement Trawler, skeg keel with straight shaft drives. Dimensions Loa 16.5 M including platform, Beam 4.7m Draught approx 1.3m Displacement approx 24 Tonnes,
Built 1986 GRP hull and superstructure with Teak interior. FULL Dealer hull epoxy peel, etc job done at great expense in 2004, and hull survey available conducted August 2019. Engines Caterpillar 3208 engines with approx 3250 hours run.. 375 hp each JUST (march 2020 ) fully serviced together with generator and batteries.
Tanks Steel Fuel tanks outside each engine capacity beleived 300 gallons each side, Water under aft bed two Nylon tanks capacity total 200 Gallons, waste holding tank capacity as yet unknown, Berths Twin cabin in Vee formation forward, twin cabin to port, twin bunk cabin to starboard, with Master cabin double aft, 8 berths, with out Saloon.



Note the aft deck "Curtain pack covers) a few were recently lost to the marina in the storms !!

Topsides had a cut and wax whilse she was out, as well as new antifoul anodes etc

Lots of Flair on hull at bow, note twin Bow roller.

Decent Bow thruster

Quick Topside polish.. few sratches but in pretty good shape.

Well supported Shafts, all cleaned off, and have Trilux applied.

New shaft anodes fitted

Twin Ram Tabs,

Aft end,. Big hydraulic Passerelle  ( all working properly) , note all NEW anodes


soft entry

The Custom aft deck canopy was designed and added at great expense in The med, and is far better than the more standard offerings you might have seen from Trader themselves, This is in Box sectioned Alloy, and has far greater support structure so it can easily carry the jet rib and crane..

note the drop on side ladder

fore deck teak is rather tired.. but as usual great space up here


starboard deck looking aft,

alloy cover

grp locker box, loose

full curtain pack ( few lost since storm !!)

No aft saloon stair entry so little wasted space inside

Flybridge under covers, two fold up tables. ( watch flybridge videos,)

lockers in all seats, and good cushion set in fair order,

raft I expect to be beyond servcie date,

The fabulous custon alloy aft deck cover is very strong . so the jet rib and crane are no issue at all.

The jet rib has not been run for two years so is bound to need so looking at

But Did run two years back when it was last lifted to its cradle

Big Simpson Crane Capacity 450 KG Ish

flybridge steps,

port saloon, main table looking aft

battery management, recent intelligent charger and two systems for 12 and 24 volts,

in behind louvred door, right

decent systems,

starboard saloon, triple seat layout,

helm with opening door

looking forward from aft saloon,

helm, with lift step floor,  note twin lever controls ( Tatty looking Screen sun cover, but it does the job !)

and copilot side

screen cover removed.. Nice chart area, and loose plotters from Fly bridge sat here,

Domestic panel, generatot start panel at bottom

Looking forward

port twin athwartships berths,

lots of storage

starboard cabin currently single berth, did have a top bunk removed..

looking aft  access behind mirror in to electric behind dash

forward heads / shower with twin access

forward vee berth, Bow thruster easy to access under steps

works well !

aft down steps, with galley set full width across ship, here is the starboard side , looking forward,

washing machine, freezer

and opposite on port side, fridge over fridge, and beyond, twin sinks,

Dish washer under, Twin gas twin electric hob, and microwave in far corner

as well as anothe combi oven out over freezer on starboard side.

view aft in to NOW central island beryh cabin ( berth was moved and reworked cabin by Yard shipwrights

by current owner at gerat expense as he didnt like the standard corner angled arrangement.

aft starboard corner with new lockers etc

better overall shot

port aft corner

lots of lockers, and door to aft heads Bath

hip bath / shower tray as well as electric heads

quick peep below aft of starboard engine, looking forward, ( Just servcied march 20202,)

two pieces of floor out now looking aft, starboard engine,

looking across to port engine,

these Cat 3208 have a reputation of lasting very well. certainly they start easily, settle to a tick over well. and produce minimal fuss or smoke on start up cold. drop straight in to gear both ways.

Rather nice more recent than origional Onan 11 KVA generator. that starts and runs very well.

view looking forward from saloon floor level


aft end. Fuel change over system

door access aft left of shot by Galley ,

forward floor by Helm looking across the ship. Onan cacooned generator

Looking aft

port engine ( Just serviced March 2020)

Starboard engine ..


Hull; https://youtu.be/ZqYmHOG6Z3s

Flybridge ;





Electronics Coming but includes Working open array scanner radar, Plotter, Cetrek autopilot, VHF radio, second and third GPS plotters for fly bridge, recent intelligent 24v charger as well as older 12v system, management systems, LED lights,  various Flat screen TVs.
Extras Virtually all you see in the Videos will stay, including the TVs etc FULL aircon ( needs service at least) etc. many many spares, Bow thruster, Hydraulic Passarelle, Crane, Custom Alloy aft sun deck canopy, Jet rib, everything you see aboard is how she is being sold. so come and look at her .!
History Owned by her current owner since 2003, bought in the Med, Cruised back on her own bottom, since she has been berthed in Chichester as her main home berth but has cruised to Holland several times. We have bill of sales, etc and previous details .
Broker's Comments

Amazing amout of boat for the money, must be seen , some cosmetics to do of course, but must be worth it with this sort of specification and  hull survey,  she will start and run and all mains systems are running Ive tried them, so shouldn't need much to get her delivered by water . fuel up, and check the primary filters. ( lots of spare kept aboard) Epoxy Hull and moisture content still reasonable HUGE Plus ! watch the VIDEOWALKS , but better come and view her !

Chichester £98,000 SOLD

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