Remarks : 1973 Trapper 500 The Trapper 500 is a popular and highly regarded cruising yacht offering sparkling performance, good accommodation, and many excellent features such as moulded head linings. “Totem” has been regularly maintained and upgraded in the 36 years of ownership, including a replacement engine in 2001 and is presented in fair condition for her age.
This Trapper 500 offers 5 berths in 2 cabins with approx. 5'10" max. headroom.
The Forepeak has a V berth and stowage areas. A Heads compartment to port with marine toilet with a 150 Litre holding tank, wash basin, storage cupboard and further stowage opposite.
The Saloon has a dinette table to port which can convert to form a double berth, a settee to starboard and ample lockers. Aft and to port is a sliding chart table. The Galley is aft and to starboard consisting of a two-burner gas stove with grill and oven, galley sink, fridge, manually pumped cold water supply and stowage. Upholstery finished in fawn brocade.
Inventory : Deck Equipment:
Anchor CQR 20lbs
Kedge anchor (Danforth never used)
Windlass (electric Lewmar)
6 x Fenders
7 x Mooring warps
Dinghy (3-man Bombard 2011)
Honda outboard engine 2.5hp air cooled
Depth (Target 2)
Speed/Log (Target 2)
Windspeed/Direction (Target 2)
VHF Radio (Navico 5600)
GPS Garmin 12 handheld can be mounted
Autopilot (Tiller Pilot 1500)
Various old paper charts
2 x Fire extinguishers
2 x Jackstays (not fitted)
3 x Harnesses plus strops
5 x Lifejackets
2 x Children’s lifejackets
2 x Bilge pumps (electric and manual)
First aid kit
Fin Keel - cast iron
History and construction:
Trapper 500 built by Trapper Yachts in 1973. Blue painted GRP hull with grey superstructure and decks with blue painted non-slip surfaces. Cast iron fin keel. Tiller steering to spade rudder. Self-draining cockpit.
Located under companionway 2001 Lombardini LDW502M 2-cylinder 13hp diesel engine (approx. 588 hours). Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger (last service June 2020 by the owner). Single level control with electric start. Shaft drive to fixed 3-bladed propeller. Last out of water maintenance June 2020.
3 x 12-volt batteries (2 x domestic 60/80Ah, 1 x engine 100Ah,) charged via engine alternator and 12-volt battery charger. 240v Shorepower system with ring main.