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- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Burnham on Crouch, Essex, United Kingdom
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- £ 8,950 (US$ 11,518)
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. 'Lady Pickle' has been regularly maintained and upgraded including a replacement engine and is presented in good condition for her age with an impressive inventory.
Viewing by appointment only through our Essex office on (01621) 785600
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Trapper Yachts
Designer: Cuthbert & Cassian
Hull Shape: Monohull
LOA: 27 ft 4 in
Beam: 9 ft 2 in
LWL: 22 ft 11 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 0 in
Displacement: 2350 kgs
Ballast: 1139 kgs
Total Power: 18 HP
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 2002
Engine Model: 2GM20
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 18 HP
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Maximum Speed: 6 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: (100 Liters)
Fuel Tanks: (40 Liters)
6 berths in 2 cabins with approx. 5'10" max. headroom. Forepeak with V berth and stowage areas. Heads compartment to port with marine toilet, wash basin, storage cupboard and further stowage opposite. Saloon with a dinette to port which can convert to form a double berth, settee berth to starboard and ample lockers. Quarter berth aft to port with sliding chart table. Galley aft to starboard consisting of a Plastimo Neptune 4500 2-burner gas stove (new 2013) with grill and oven, galley sink, manually pumped cold water supply and stowage. Carpets and curtains.
Located under companionway, Yanmar 2GM20 2-cylinder 18hp diesel engine (new circa 2002). Sea water cooled. Single level control with electric start. Shaft drive to fixed 3-bladed propeller.
The engine has been serviced annually by both the current and previous owner and appears to be in very good condition. A new engine control panel was installed in 2011 and in 2014 the stern gland was overhauled and a a new coupling fitted.
2 x 12v Batteries (both new 2011/12) charged via engine alternator. Shorepower system with RCD breaker socket and ring mains. Solar panel. NASA BM-1 battery monitoring system. Full cabin lighting.
Sails & Spars
Masthead rigged sloop. Kemp silver anodised aluminium mast and boom. Spinnaker pole. Stainless steel standing rigging (believed new 2007/8). Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with two reefs and single line reefing fitted 2010. Mainsheet traveller (new 2010). Genoa tracks and cars (new 2011). Headsail furling system. 2 x Lewmar sheet winches. 2 x Halyard winches.
- Mainsail - Westaway - 2008 - very good
- 135% Furling Genoa - Mouse - Pentex - 2010 - very good
- Spare fully battened mainsail
- 25lb Plough anchor with 30m chain
- Danforth anchor
- Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and aluminium stanchions
- Teak coachroof grabrails
- Blue mainsail cover, sprayhood and named dodgers
- Outboard bracket on pushpit
- Mooring warps
- Fenders (new 2012)
- Plastimo Contest compasses
- ICOM M323 DSC VHF radio (new 2015)
- NASA Clipper Duet combined echo sounder and speed/log
- NASA Clipper wind instrument
- Standard Horizon CP180i GPS colour chart plotter (new 2009)
- Simrad TP10 tillerpilot
- LCD TV (new 2014)
- Stereo system
- Clock and barometer
- Navigation lights
- 2 x Fire extinguishers (new 2013)
- Fire blanket
- Gas and CO2 detectors
- 2 x Horseshoe lifebuoys
- MOB throw bag
- Floating light
- Manual bilge pump
- Electric bilge pump with float switch
Trapper 500 built by Trapper Yachts in 1977. Blue painted (professionally resprayed in 2012) GRP hull with white superstructure and decks with blue painted non-slip surfaces. Cast iron fin keel. Tiller steering to spade rudder. Self draining cockpit.
Lady Pickle has been well maintained and benefits from regular maintenance work and upgrading in recent years. In 2011 she had a new water tank fitted, replacement side windows, new water pipes and heads hoses fitted and all seacocks serviced/replaced where necessary. Apart from the professionally resprayed topsides she also had the rudder rebuilt and refurbished in 2012 and a new cutlass bearing. Her gas system was renewed and a new cooker fitted in 2013, and a new bow roller fitted in 2014.
The company normally acts as broker for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.