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Converted Trawler 42ft (Yacht converted from commercial seiner)

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Boat REF# 125151
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 12.80m (42'0")
Year 1960
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 5
Engine 1 x Diesel 94hp, Gardner LW 6A (1960)
Lying Seattle


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Extra Details

Builder Johnson & Hilbak Boatbuilders
Lying Seattle
Fuel capacity 1,363.6 ltr (300.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 1,363.6 ltr (300.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 409.1 ltr (90.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 94hp
Engine make and model Gardner LW 6A (1960)
Engine Hours engine1:   unknown
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) Fixed 3 Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 6.8 ltr (1.5 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 7 knots

A separate 50 and 30 shore power setup was wired in 2009. She features new electrical fixtures -2007 rear view color camera with 15" flat screen monitor, Refit of electric head and piping system including a 90 gallon holding tank. New sea-cocks, bilge pumps and automatic fire extinguisher system installed in 2007. New Morse controls, cables and aft control station was installed in 2007.

Gardner engines have a long history of reliability in the commercial industry and this one runs great.


LOA 12.80m (42'0")
LWL 12.80m (42'0")
Beam 3.76m (12'4")
Draft Min 1.83m (6'0")
Displacement 18,538kg (40,876.1lbs)
Headroom 1.88m (6'2")
Storage On marina


Aluminium spars (unknown year)

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Built in 1960 of 7/8" fir planking over heavy oak frames, with ironwood along the hull sides, she has a straight stem, round bilge hull form and rounded transom stern. This 42' seiner conversion was converted to a pleasure yacht in 2000. She features aluminum rear deck, bulwarks, railings and port side boarding gate.
In 2005 a major project was completed on the hull including new purple heart fir boards. A complete refit of all major systems in 2007 included refurbishing of the interior to be a charming comfortable space for a couple.

2009 a new 50 amp shore power system was installed along with new AGM house batteries, electric wall heaters, new shower, 20 gallon hot water tank, and new Diamond Sea-Glaze windows.
New (2009) refrigerator and microwave.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 1
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Electric)
Cooker tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Fridge tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
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Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick

Best described as a Grand Room with a double berth located port side in the lower berth and a single berth to starboard.
The salon features a custom futon allowing sleeping for two. The large salon has seating to both port and starboard and a freestanding Dickinson diesel heater.

3 burner Diesel cooker

Nav Equipment

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Stereo tick
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Navigation lights tick
TV tick

2007 Raymarine C-80 chart plotter, Magellan GPS, ComNav auto pilot, new engine gauges, Barometer and compass.

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick

reel style windlass
1 anchors
60.96m (200'0") of chain
30.48m (100'0") of warp
Para-vane stabilizers, Aft deck helm, Aluminum aft deck, cockpit helm station.

Safety Equipment

Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

3 bilge pumps (0 manual / 3 Electric)

USCG safety package for pleasure craft

Broker's Comments

This 42' converted seiner trawler has been transformed to a comfortable, well-equipped pleasure yacht. She features a charming interior and classic workboat styling. By all indications she should survey as in excellent condition and is ready to take you cruising.

Owners personal items, art work, and floor rug not included.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Converted Trawler 42ft (Yacht converted from commercial seiner) has been personally photographed and viewed by Randy Hacker of Boatshed Seattle. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and where appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical & electrical.

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