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    $ 22,900
    Marine Trader - 37 Double Cabin
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    $ 22,900

    Marine Trader - 37 Double Cabin

    Power BoatsTrawlersLouisianaavailable

    - Stock #197249 -

    1979 Marine Trader Trawler with Ford Leman Engine, ready for the open waters.

    Marine Trader is known for its reliable, durable hulls, maximum displacement efficiency, intelligent design, and nice amenities. Perfect for long-range cruising, especially for the Great Loop and some seagoing capability.

    To date, this Marine Trader 37 Double Cabin has had an adventurous life, and she's ready to take on some new adventures with her new owners. In her early days, she made several trips from Knoxville Tennessee to Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and the Great Loop, to name a few.

    In 1996 the original owners sold the boat to friends. In 1999 the second owners decided to do a total restoration on the vessel to bring her back to her original glory and improve upon a few of her original features. The restoration was started by removing the bridge superstructure and transporting the boat to Marine Contractor's boatyard to begin the restoration.

    Once the bridge superstructure was removed they realized the sub-clever bridge deck drainage system needed to be replaced. The owner also knew that both fuel tanks needed to be addressed due to a design flaw, so they pulled the Leham-Ford diesel, Onan Genset, port and starboard fuel tanks and everything else from the engine room.

    The fuel tanks were cut open, re-baffled, new tops welded on, sandblasted, epoxy painted, and finished off with white enamel. The fuel fill system was re-engineered to eliminate the rust and corrosion problem. While the engine room was empty, they re-engineered the stuffing box for future convince, and reliability; the stuffing box was also repacked. The coupler was replaced with one that had a better design. The below-the-waterline gate valves, which were installed as through-hull valves were all replaced with new ball valves. The bilge was resealed, and the whole engine compartment had a paint job.

    The Lehman 120hp diesel, which had 5,000 hours when pulled from the engine compartment was sent to Waters Equipment Company where it was Dyna Machine tested and met new engine specs for compression, blow-by, and a list of other key parameters. The oil was tested and showed normal amounts of expected contaminants. The valve stem seals, valve cover gasket, all hoses, and heat exchangers, along with the engine mounts were replaced; the engine also got a fresh coat of paint.

    The boat was fully painted, the wood finishes were brought back to life, and she was put back into service as good as new, or as the owners at the time liked to say "better than new." Shortly after the restoration, the boat was featured in Passage Maker Magazine.

    Fast forward to now; 20 years have passed since the renovation, with just 670 additional hours on her, she still has great bones and runs well. When the owner was asked what he liked best about the boat, his response was she is very reliable. Currently, the boat doesn't have a galley; it was removed as a personal preference by the owner. Her woodwork has plenty of detail and for a buyer with a vision such as the second owners had this trawler can be brought back to her original glory for many more exciting destinations.

    We are looking for people all over the country who share our love for boats. If you have a passion for our product and like the idea of working from home, please visit SellBoatsAndRVs [dot] com to learn more.

    Please submit any and ALL offers - your offer may be accepted! Submit your offer today!

    Reason for selling is downsizing.

    At Pop Yachts, we will always provide you with a TRUE representation of every vessel we market. We encourage all buyers to schedule a survey for an independent analysis. Any offer to purchase is ALWAYS subject to satisfactory survey results.

    You have questions? We have answers. Call us at - Click here to reveal phone number - 2628 to discuss this boat.

    Selling your boat has never been easier. At Pop Yachts, we literally sell thousands of units every year all over the country. Call - Click here to reveal phone number - 2805 and we'll get started selling your boat today.

    Take a look at ALL ***145 PICTURES*** of this vessel on our main website at POPYACHTS DOT COM. We appreciate that you took your time to look at our advertisement and we look forward to speaking with you!...Read full description
    CategoryPower Boats
    Sales statusavailable
    ManufacturerMarine Trader
    Model37 Double Cabin
    Year built1979
    Length37 ft
    Beam12 ft
    Engine manufacturerlehman
    No. of engines1
    Engine hours5680
    Material hullFiberglass
    No. of cabins2
    No. of berths4
    WC & bathrooms2
    General Equipment
    Fire Extinguisher
    Electronic Equipment
    Bilge Pump
    Navigation Equipment
    Vhf Radio
    • Other
    • Showers
    • Inverter
    • Navigation lights

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