This active Commercial Lobster/Crab boat is loaded with electronics and features a 580 hp 3046 Cat with less than 1000 hrs. The Dorado 40 Bluewater is a straightforward commercial-style fishing boat. This particular vessel has a pilothouse and large cockpit which is designed and equipped as a working lobster/crab/fishing boat complete with trap puller; SS table and high pressure wash down. However this boat offers a wide range of other possibilities, such as a great fish, dive or workboat. This is an extremely economical fishing machine. She cruises at 21 knots at 1400 rpm's with a 75% load.
Please contact Hank Dissen at 305-872-3123 Toll Free: 888-830-6186
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Dorado Marine
Hull Shape: Modified Vee
LOA: 40 ft 0 in
Beam: 12 ft 8 in
Maximum Draft: 2 ft 6 in
Deadrise: 10 ° at Transom
Dry Weight: 15000 lbs
Fresh Water Tanks: (40 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (400 Gallons)
Number of single berths: 2
Number of double berths: 1
Number of heads: 1
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
Electrical Circuit: 12V
Total Liferaft Capacity: 6
Forward is the raised pilot house which provides great visibility and is loaded with electronics. The helm is to starboard with a large comfortable oversized, overstuffed captain's chair. There are cooling fans, large windows that open and also a hatch in the hardtop for plenty of ventilation. Down below are the crew quarters with head, sink, shower, ample storage, bunks and a larger V-berth forward.
Deck & Hull
Dorado Integrated Structural System (D.I.S.S.), is 100% Wood Free Construction! Closed Cell Foam Core Deck & Hull Sides, NPG Gel Coat and new white with dark green splatter Gel Coat on the deck and bulwarks. Hand-laid, high density modified Vee-hull with full length performance keel with SS shoe. Structural laminates create exceptional strength and efficiency. A shallow draft w/10 Degree aft deadrise. Additionally there is a large stern shade with stereo and hailer speakers for the comfort of the crew at the work station.
Engine & Mechanical
Powered by a "like new" 580 hp 3046 Caterpillar 6 cylinder diesel engine with less than 1000 hrs SMOH and coupled to a Twin Disc MG506 11/2:1 marine gear. It is reported that this engine is extremely fuel efficient; using only 50 gallons per day on an average full day of offshore trap pulling!
Furuno Navnet ii and computer with MaxSea program. The NavNet provides a MaxSea-NavNet installed PC with Radar and Fish Finder and essential navigation data from various sensors networked.
In turn, the MaxSea-NavNet takes control of the NavNet radar and Fish Finder and share essential navigation data in network.
Furuno Color Video Sounder FCV-667
Furuno GP-32 GPS/WAAS Navigator
Simrad AP22 Auto Pilot
All interfaced on a wide screen monitor; see above
(2) Standard Horizon VHF Radios
Standard Horizon Loud Hailer VLH-3000
Sony Marine Stereo CD System w/speakers in wheel house and deck surround
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.
Interested in this boat?Toll-free: 888-830-6186Tel: 305-872-3123