REDUCED - 1998 53ft GRP 9-Berth motor cruiser powered by twin Caterpillar 420hp inboard diesel engines with shafts. A fantastic example of the legendary gentleman's motor yacht. An abundance of space and clever storage makes her an absolute must for enthusiastic boaters wanting to cruise all UK and European waters. Hi-spec version with CAT 3126 engines & Stabilisers! New external cushions & covers. Viewings are highly recommended to appreciate the size and quality.
2x Caterpillar 3126TA 420hp 6-cylinder turbo-charged diesel engines (total 840hp), Freshwater engine cooling via raw water inlet and heat exchangers, Engines can be started from lower & upper helms, Mechanical reduction gearboxes driving shafts via flexible couplings (Around 750 hrs use) Well looked after and recent service, Cruising speed 13knts, Max speed 15knts.
Dual station instrumentation and Morse twin lever controls, Dual station hydraulic steering, Thrustpower bow thrusters, Wesmar hydraulic stern thruster (2008), Wesmar hydraulic stabilizers (2008), Bennett hydraulic trim tabs.
12 volt electrical system (3 x heavy duty batteries) with full circuit breaker protection, 240 volt shore power connection with Newmar battery charger and ring main, 12 kva Onan generator in sound proof box with independent 12 volt battery, 12 volt cigar lighter sockets at main and flybridge consoles, Full helm switch panel.
Furuno open scanner radar with flybridge repeater, Simrad CP40 GPS / chartplotter with flybridge repeater, MLR GPS, Shipmate RS8400 VHF radio with DSC Controller and flybridge repeater, Interphase forward looking sonar with flybridge repeater, Raytheon ST60 electronic compass, Rudder angle indicator, Speed / distance log, Depth sounder and wind instruments with flybridge repeaters, Raytheon ST7000+ autopilot with flybridge repeater, Nav 4 Navtex, Raytheon Ray430 loud hailer, Clock and barometer, Firdell radar reflector, Plastimo compass (lower helm), Aquameter compass (flybridge), Navigation lights including portable searchlight.
Electric horns, Automatic electric bilge pumps (2), Pilot gas detector (galley), Fire blanket (galley), Manual fire extinguishers (3), Firemaster automatic fire extinguishing system in engine room, Engine room extractor fans + Engine room lights, Rope cutters.
Large semi-enclosed teak aft deck with good access to teak side decks, L-shaped seating area with table to starboard, Flybridge accessed via teak & stainless steel staircase on port side of aft deck, GRP bench seating with stowage below, Upper helm position with lockers to port & starboard, transom gate with steps down to integral teak bathing platform with folding s/s boarding ladder and h&c shower, Wide sidedecks running aft to steps up to aft deck, Stainless steel mooring bollards at bow and stern with stainless steel fairleads, Stainless steel spring-cleats amidships, The hull moulding includes a GRP bow platform with self-stowing anchor roller and chain stopper. The sidedecks are protected by a above-average height teak-capped stainless steel guardrail that stretches from the pulpit area to the pushpit, Side-boarding gates are built into the guardrail amidships, A further access gate is located on the aft deck to port at the top of the bathing platform staircase, Good storage throughout vessel, Lofrans electric anchor windlass with cover and multi-station controls, Windscreen wipers (3) Overhead aft deck and flybridge lights, Flatacraft RIB (not the one in the picture) with 30hp Yamaha outboard motor and overall cover, Whitall electric s/s davits, Plastimo 8 man liferaft mounted in s/s deck cradle, Lifebelt with light (2), Offshore flare pack, S/s side boarding ladder, CQR anchor with chain, Secondary s/s bow roller, S/s fender racks (6), Warps and fenders, Flybridge bimini and tonneau covers, Windscreen and side window covers, Aft deck curtains, Forward deck hatch cover, Ensign staff , Boat hook (3)
The hull is constructed of hand-laid GRP using woven rovings and chopped strand mat with integral stiffening.
Four full width plywood bulkheads are bonded to the hull and deck, complete with bonded longitudinals stringers with hardwood inserts which form the engine bearers to complete the hull stiffening.
The hull is finished with a white gelcoat complemented by dark blue waterline and dark blue & red boot-top lines.
The hull is protected by a full-length stainless steel rubbing strake at boot-top level.
The bathing platform is integral to the hull and is teak laid.
Stainless steel opening inward opening hull ports throughout length of hull.
Two large stainless steel outward opening port in transom (allowing escape from master cabin).
The deck, superstructure & flybridge are constructed of hand-laid GRP in the same manner as the hull.
The deck & superstructure and flybridge structures are separates moulding from the hull structure.
The aft deck is fully protected by a GRP-moulded deckhead running aft of the flybridge structure.
The superstructure is bolted and bonded to the hull along the bulwark line.
The sidedecks feature a GRP raised bulwark.
The deck areas are sheathed in prime quality teak with PRC black caulking compound between planks.
The flybridge and the bathing platform are also teak laid.
The forward coachroof is GRP with a moulded non-slip finish.
External windows are safety glass, frameless and bonded to the superstructure moulding in aluminium frames.
There is a watertight sliding door to the wheelhouse on the starboard side.
Access to the saloon is via a sliding aluminium framed patio-style door from the aft deck.
|Model:Trader 535 Signature|
|Mooring Country:||United Kingdom|
|Length:||16.3 m/53 ft|
|Width:||4.6 m/15 ft|
|No. of engines:||2|
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