This is a fantastic opportunity to acquire a Trader 72 which is in immaculate condition and probably the best example on the market. It has been owned by the current owners for the last 13 years who have carried out numerous updating on the vessel and the works carried out include installation of hydralic bow & stern thrusters, stabilisers and satellite TV.
Viewing is strongly recommended as a similar new boat would cost in excess of £1,500,000. May 2014 Reduced in Price.
JULY 2013 - This boat was last chocked ashore for annual maintenance and works included re anti-fouling, replacement anodes, stern gear cleaned, full hull compounding and polishing.
This is a displacement motor cruiser built by Kha Shing Enterprise Co Ltd in 1990. This boat has also been regularly serviced and maintained to an exceptional standard.
White GRP hull & superstructure.
Blue Hull Band.
Teak laid decks, aft deck, fore deck, bathing platform and flybridge.
Large bathing platform professionally extended in 2003.
LOA: 21.78 mtrs/71'4" Beam: 5.4 mtrs/17'7" Max Draft: 1.15 mtr/3'9"
Displacement Weight 40 Tons.
Part 1 British Registered.
Preventative epoxy treatment 2003.
The vendor has an extensive maintenance/service history.
This particular boat has generous accommodation which provides 11 berths in total.
The Aft Cabin has a central positioned large double bed with hanging lockers and plenty of storage lockers. It has an en-suite providing an electric flush toilet, wash hand basin, shower and an additional electric shower.
There is an aft twin berthed cabin with its own en-suite and separate door for day use.
In the midships there is an owner's large master double cabin with a centrally positioned double berth with a memory foam matress, sette, dressing table with stool and ample storage. Spacious heads with two wash basins, electric flush toilet with a full size bath & shower.
Further forward there are an additional 2 cabins, a twin cabin with bunk beds and heads. The other cabin has 3 single berths, an armchair, table and separate heads.
The galley area is located on the port side between the saloon and the internal helm position. It is equipped with 2 x electric & 2 x gas hob burnners, a fan assisted oven & grill, 240volt fridge/freezer with inverter, double sink & plenty of storage lockers, microwave oven and dish washer.
The inside helm position has a captain's helm seat, L shaped additional seating and a table..
The saloon is an excellent size with a four seater cream coloured leather sofa, two additional matching arm chairs & foot stool. A circular dinning table with eight chairs. on the port side there is a storage with a flat screen TV which is connected to a ships satellite system. The joinery and wooden panels are finished in teak Light green carpets throughout.
The boat is also equipped with reverse cycle air conditioning/heating throughout the boat.
There is also a separate cupboard with a washing machine and airing cupboard.
The Flybridge area provides a helm seat with a switchable back rest & plenty of additional passenger seating, table, sink, lighting, sunbathing area, storage lockers, radar arch & stainless steel frame work to support bimini canvas.
The large aft cockpit area provides an excellent place for al fresco eating with full surrounding covers.
Engines, Electrics & Tankage
Twin Caterpillar 3208 425 hp 8 Cylinder Diesel Engines -
(Engine exhausts replaced 2011, new starter motor fitted to starboard engine and re-conditioned starter motor fitted to the port engine 2012).
Westerbeke 23.7kVA (Current Hours 1479 - September 2012).
Lister Petter 13Kva (Current Hours 511 - September 2012).
24volt battery system.
2 x 200 ah engine batteries.
4 x 200 ah domestic batteries.
2 x engine alternators.
2 x battery chargers.
Shore Power System with 240volt ring main throughout cabins.
Shore Power Cable.
4 X Steel Fuel Tanks (5,200 Litres in total).
4 x Water Tanks - linked (1800 Ltrs)
2 x Holding tanks.
Pressurised fresh water system with hot water via immersion heater (Replaced in 2007).
Stowe Speed & Log Instrument.
Stowe Echosounder Instrument.
Simrad CR40 GPS Chart Plotter.
Garmin GPS128 - Back Up GPS.
EPIRB (Expired & requires servicing).
Furuno Radar Dual Station.
2 x VHF Radio. (1 is a DSC Unit).
Simrad Auto Pilot.
Stainless Steel Anchor & 50 mtrs of chain.
Bow & Stern Electric Mooring Winches.
Wetline 2.3 Mtr Dinghy.
Cover for Dinghy.
Flybridge Tonneau Cover.
Full Aft Deck Enclosure Covers.
CD Player & 3 Radios.
Seatel Satellite TV System (2008).
26" LCD Flat Screen TV.
Aft Deck Storage.
Fenders & Warps.
Four man Liferaft (Expires 2012).
Fire Extinguishers (1 x automatic & 5 x manual).
This boat has been owned by the current owners for the last thirteen years and they have a real passion for maintaining it and it is currently probably one of the best examples on the market.
A new digital battery charging system has recently been fitted to the boat. (2014).
This boat must be viewed to be appreciated and is seriously worth considering.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.