- Cabins: 4
- Aircon: Yes
- Heating: Yes
- Heads: 2
- Showers: 2
- Watertank Size: 1180 Litres
- Engine Make: Caterpillar
- Horsepower: 210hp
- Drive Type: Shaft drive
- Fuel Type: Diesel
- Fuel Tank Size: 2920 Litres
- Cruise Speed: 12 kn
- Top Speed: 17 kn
- Range: 620
- Price: £98,000
- Location: Hartlepool
- Year: 1986
- LOA: 54'0" (16.46m)
- Berths: 10
- Keel: Semi Displacement
- ID no.: 14F7507501
Beautifully appointed Trader 54 Sunliner with semi-displacement hull and twin Caterpillar 210hp diesels. Well constructed yacht with easy access side decks and clearly defined living spaces both inside and out. Internal woodwork is classic varnished teak and mahogany giving a warmth and luxury finish. The vessel sleeps 8 persons over 4 cabins with an ensuite master cabin at the rear. Well equipped galley, great storage, NEW Raymarine Satellite TV receiver, fully functioning generator, refurbished tender crane, dinghy with outboard and teak decks. Huge aft deck with teak furniture. Bright and comfortable saloon with dining table. Lower helm with navigation area. Aft "snug" dinette opposite galley. Hull polished, hull antifouled ready to go. Would make an ideal liveaboard of "Beds on Board" investment.
As you would expect from a boat built in the Far East, the joinery, cabinetwork and materials are of high quality. The interior is a combination of solid teak and veneers with solid wood doors, furniture surrounds, and frames. All taps, bathroom fittings, pipework have been replaced. The layout is as follows:
Entered from either the sliding door at the helm or glazed door from aft deck. Storage beneath each step.
Large U-shaped saloon seating area to port with solid wood free standing dining table.
Opposite is a sideboard style cabinet with a central TV/DVD cabinet, drawer and cupboard storage. Satellite TV.
Double helm seat to starboard with a triple forward-facing seat to port. Chart area.
12V lights with shades mounted at each corner. Teak handles mounted on the roof. Fully curtained.
Lower helm with traditional spoked wheel steering and engine instrumentation. Electronic navigation aids.
Galley & Dinette:
This area is situated aft with the galley to starboard and the dinette to port.
The galley features a 4-burner gas hob with double ovens and grill in the top oven.
Double stainless steel sink with hot and cold mixer tap.Hotpoint fridge with freezer compartment.
Top loading larder and plentiful storage cupboards. Microwave oven.
Opposite is the dinette with U-shaped seating area and central table. Storage cupboards and 12V lighting.
This is an attractive "snug" area and you can imagine relaxing here with family and friends.
This is a beautiful cabin with a large island bed and lots of storage solutions.
There is a small upholstered settee/dressing seat with a vanity unit at port end.
Hanging wardrobes and drawer and cupboard storage.
Ensuite bathroom with marine toilet and small knee bath with shower above.
Ceramic sink with hot and cold mixer taps. Angled mirror reflects light
Midship Cabin Starboard:
Forward of the main saloon is a corridor leading forward. Here you will find the guest cabins.
The starboard cabin features two bunk bed berths. The berths are 6 foot plus.
Large porthole allows light and ventilation. Large hanging locker with shelves above.
A sliding access door saves space. The top bunk can be removed if required.
12V lighting. Mirrored storage cabinet. Air Con controls.
Midship cabin to Port:
2-single berths situated athwartships. Large hanging locker with 4 additional drawers.
Additional stowage beneath the berths. AC and DC lighting. Air Con controls.
Large V-Berth which can be used as two singles or a large double.
Hanging locker to starboard. Storage below berths. Hull mounted-storage lockers.
Space for a washing machine if required. Drawer storage below berths.
Access to the shared heads from this cabin.
The forward heads can be accessed from the corridor or the forward cabin.
This space features a marine toilet with a manual flush, sink unit with ceramic bowl and hot and cold water.
This is, in reality, a wet room with a shower mounted on aft bulkhead, shower curtain and tray pump out.
12V lighting. Towel rails. Opening port for light and ventilation.
Mechanical and Rigging
GRP constructed yacht with a heavy layup. Built in Taiwan by Kha Shing Enterprises in 1986.
Semi displacement hull with a draft of 1.27M. Moulded spray strakes and long keel increase manoeuvrability.
White painted hull and topsides with navy blue cove line. Moulded rub rails with brass inserts.
Teak grate bathing platform at the stern. Dolphin nose anchor roller and mount at the bow. Rear access ladder.
Stainless steel guardrails completely encircle the boat. Side access gates port and starboard.
Raised aft deck laid in teak with new teak furniture. GRP half-height wind dodgers.
Electric stern line windlasses port and starboard. Stainless steel rope bollards and fairleads.
Step access to upper helm. Teak laid upper helm sole. Seating areas to starboard.
Raised dinghy deck with chocks. Hydraulic crane for raising and lowering tender. Storage area beneath the forward helm.
Teak laid side decks allow easy access port and starboard. Raised accommodation deck suitable for sunbathing.
Horizontal electric anchor windlass with rope and chain gypsies. Stainless steel mooring bollards and fairleads.
Wheelhouse structure with a sliding side access door to the helm on the starboard side.
Glazed side and front windows let in lots of natural light. Deck mounted filler points for fuel and water.
Vessel powered by twin Caterpillar 3208 inboard diesel engines. The engines are original and are rated as 210hp.
The engines have been well maintained by previous and present owners.
The last service was 2020. Engine bay can be accessed at either side of saloon for daily checks. Major servicing involves lifting the saloon floor.
Engine start panel at the lower helm with full gauges and instruments. Engine hours are higher on the starboard as the previous owner ran this engine for heating the water and to save fuel on longer passages.
Reduction gearboxes driving stainless steel shafts and 4-bladed bronze propellers. Rope cutters.
12/220V system onboard providing domestic and engine power. Batteries recharged via engine alternator and onboard battery charger. There is a diesel-fuelled, 15Kw generator which will run most of the systems on board when at anchor.
There are two main fuel tanks port and starboard of engine bay. Each holds 1,225 litres and is prefiltered before reaching the engines. There is a 470-litre reserve tank for emergencies.
The vessel consumes 4.5 Litres per mile at cruising. This gives a reserve range of 620 miles.
Well equipped yacht suitable for spending extended periods afloat or as a liveaboard. Included in the sale is a variety of equipment that is too numerous to list. As a minimum the following equipment is included:
Plastimo Olympic 135 compasses at each helm
Raymarine ST45 Satellite dome
Raymarine 49e VHF with DSC
Navman 5500 GPS/Chartplotter can be used at both helms
Shipmate 5500 GPS
Furuno Depth sounder
Sailor Compact VHF
Robertson AP40 Autopilot
Navstar 603S Satellite Navigator
Electric windlass with foot control
25Kg CQR bow anchor with chain.
Electric bilge pumps
Flybridge mooring cover
TV in saloon
Clock & Barometer
Manual fire extinguishers
Automatic fire extinguishers in engine bay
Disclaimer : NYB Portland offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.