Trapper 500

Lowestoft, Suffolk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

£7,250 GBP

Trapper 500 - Trapper 500 - Alongside
General information
Make/model
Trapper 500
Category
Used sail boat for sale (SOLD)
Price
£7,250 GBP
Year
1977
Designer
Rob Ball/Camper & Nicholson
Length overall
8.33 metres
Length waterline
6.76 metres
Beam
2.80 metres
Draft
1.50 metres
Displacement
2,350 kg
Keel
Fin Keel
Location
Lowestoft, Suffolk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

About this Trapper 500

English

The Trapper 500 is a comfortable, all-round cruiser, easily handled for family pottering yet capable of offshore cruising/racing.  She has a modern exterior with nice lines, which are complemented by her spacious, traditional interior.  This particular boat has had two owners from new and has been in her present ownership for over thirty years, with light use from new.  



Accommodation


The accommodation offers up to six berths in two cabins with good headroom.

Steps leading down from cockpit with galley to starboard side comprising 2 burner Plastimo Neptune 200 gas oven with grill, stainless steel sink with cold pumped water supply and coolbox.  Navigation area and quarter berth opposite to port.

Saloon with reupholstered cushions, dinette to port side and settee berth opposite, storage above, below and behind.  

Heads compartment with moulded vanity unit and sink with cold pumped water supply, Jabsco sea toilet and storage cupboards.  Hanging locker opposite to starboard side.

Forecabin with V berth and infill, creating a double berth, storage below.  Escape hatch to foredeck.

Cabin lighting and interior grab rails.

Mechanical Systems


Located abaft the companionway. Yanmar 2GM 16hp diesel engine (1999). Electric start. Raw water cooled. Shaft drive to fixed three blade propeller. Single lever control. Approximate cruising speed 5 knots cruising speed. Approximate maximum speed 6 knots. 
Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries.
12 volt switch panel.

Sails and Spars


Masthead rigged sloop. Stainless steel standing rigging (original) Terylene running rigging (2016). Furling headsail system. Slab reefing to mainsail. Spinnaker pole. Stainless steel tabernacle.  All lines led aft to cockpit.
Mainsail 

Genoa 

Deck Equipment


Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires with alloy stanchions

Lewmar electric windlass with foot controls

Teak coachroof hand rails

Sail covers

Various fenders and warps

2 x Lewmar 25 Twin speed winch

Lewmar 8 winch

Mast winch

Navigation Equipment


Bulkhead steering compass

NASA Marine speed log

NASA Marine Depth Sounder

NASA Marine Wind Indicator

NASA Marine Compass

Furuno GP32 GPS

Clipper GPS repeater

NASA Marine DSC VHF with aerial

Navigation lights

Safety Equipment


Manual bilge pump

Fire extinguishers x 2 (expiry date unknown)

Fire blanket

Life buoy 

Plastimo Life raft (may require service)

Construction


Hull No 305, built in 1977 by Trapper Yachts and fitted out by Arden Yachts  White GRP hull with blue style stripes. Teak rubbing strake. Aluminium toe rail. White GRP superstructure with grey Treadmaster style non slip to decks.  Tek-dek style flooring to cockpit and cockpit seating. Cast iron fin keel. Spade hung rudder with tiller steering.  Self draining cockpit. 

Comments


The Trapper 500 is a comfortable, all-round cruiser, easily handled for family pottering yet capable of offshore cruising/racing.  She has a modern exterior with nice lines, which are complemented by her spacious, traditional interior.  This particular boat has had two owners from new and has been in her present ownership for over thirty years, with light use from new.  Viewing strictly by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.

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Propulsion
Engine
Yanmar 2GM20
Fuel
Diesel
Maximum speed
11 kph
Cruising speed
9 kph
This Trapper 500 has been viewed 146 times
Broker/Dealer Information

Howard Ford Marine Sales

Tidemill Yacht Harbour
Tidemill Way
Woodbridge,
IP12 1BP
United Kingdom
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