Northwest Yachts 50/52

Northwest 52/52

Hull Type: Semi-Displacement
Hull Material: Composite FRP
Power: Single Diesel
Mission: Medium Range Coastal

Northwest Yachts are designed to put you in charge of your journey.

The NW 52/52 is a state-of-the-art vessel engineered to thrive in the demanding environment of the Northwest Coast. The NW 52/52 is built to be right at home in rough coastal waters anywhere.

With cutting edge construction methods, an extensive list of standard features, and the amazing maneuverability of our articulating rudder, these modern coastal trawlers provide the serious coastal cruiser with a self-sufficient and comfortable cruising lifestyle.

If you're ready to alter course and find some adventure, please don't hesitate to call our knowledgeable sales staff.

Builder Designer: President Boats Int'l
Designer: Steve Seaton

NW 50 Dimensions

LOA: 50'4"
LWL: 44'5"
Beam: 15'10"
Draft: 4'5"
Displacement: 52,000#

NW 52 Dimensions

LOA: 52'4"
LWL: 46'5"
Beam: 15'10"
Draft: 4'5"
Displacement: 55,000#

Engine (other options available)

Make: John Deere
Model: 6081 AFM75
Horsepower: 375 hp
Cruise Speed: 7-10 knots
Max Speed: 11 knots
Max Range: 2200nm @ 7kts

Tankage Fuel: 900 gal.
Water: 300 gal.
Black Water: 130 gal.
Gray Water: 55 gal.


  • Hull and deck of vacuum bagged composite construction
  • Hull color - Matterhorn White in Cook gelcoat
  • Superstructure - Oyster White in Cook gelcoat
  • Scuppers on aft, starboard side, foredeck
  • Watertight bulkheads
  • Floors, decks and major bulkheads are composite construction and laminated to hull
  • Swim step integral to hull
  • Hull reinforced for optional stabilizers
  • Four (4) layers of vinyl ester resins used in construction to minimize chance of blisters
  • Kevlar layer in forward sections of hull below waterline
  • Black anti-fouling paint
  • Painted boot stripe
  • Cap rails of composite material and finished in choice of colors
  • Rub rails - integral to hull with solid stainless half round strakes (2)
  • Overhead halogen and LED deck lighting (24vdc) on exterior walk and outside pilothouse
  • Exterior doors - Diamond Seaglaze (or equivalent), Oyster White with matching locks
  • Equipment manuals include wiring and piping diagrams
  • All opening portlights to be stainless with screens Manship or equivalent
  • Engine room fire suppression system

Aft Cockpit, Side Deck and Swim Step:

  • Hinged lazarette hatch with gas shock
  • Transom and side gate with hinge and latch assemblies
  • Aft cockpit cabinet with solid surface counter top, stainless sink, extendable hot & cold sprayer and 110 volt GFI duplex outlet
  • Sliding starboard side salon door of Diamond Seaglaze (or equivalent
  • Sliding aft salon door to cockpit of Diamond Seaglaze (or equivalent)
  • Mooring cleat on port6 side of transom bustle
  • Water fill
  • 50 amp shore power receptacle

Boat Deck, Flybridge, Portuguese Bridge and Foredeck:

  • Portuguese bridge includes storage locker and 110 vac GFI outlet
  • Flybridge area over pilothouse with steering and engine controls
  • Deck rails of 1.25" stainless steel with 1" stanchions around Portuguese bridge
  • Radar arch - FRP with provisions for electronic antennas
  • Davit crane with 800lb. capacity and electric winch
  • Dual chrome trumpet air horn
  • Aqua Signal series 45 International navigation lights
  • Molded anchor shelf for stainless steel frame and bow roller
  • Freshwater wash down on foredeck
  • Opening deck hatch over forward stateroom berth - Lewmar Ocean Series 60 or equivalent
  • Maxwell vertical "low profile" windlass with up/down switch at bow and pilothouse
  • 200' of 3/8" HT galvanized chain with 200' of 5/8" anchor rode
  • Molded seat in center of Portuguese bridge with cushion
  • Propane locker in Portuguese bridge
  • Anchor - Delta style 60 lb. stainless steel

Exterior Finish - Exterior Hardware:

  • Molded non-skid surfaced decks in all walking areas
  • NW Trawlers emblem of stainless with accent color background mounted on salon walls aft P&S
  • NW 45 emblems mounted on flybridge coaming P&S
  • Hawes holes and cleats of stainless steel (4) bow, (2 amidships P&S) and (2) aft
    Stainless steel capped rub rails of (2) 1" stainless steel solid half rounds
  • Bow and stern flag staffs
  • Breast plate of 2" solid half rounds at bow

Running Gear:

  • Aquamet 22 prop shaft
  • PYI dripless shaft seal
  • 34" 4-bladed class 1 prop
  • Shaft zinc and bonded transom underbody zincs
  • Articulating rudder and shoe of stainless steel

Engine Room and Lazarette:

  • John Deere 6081 AFM75 electronic engine with 24 v 140 amp alternator
  • ZF 360 transmission 2.917:1 ratio
  • Drip pan under engine
  • Engine room exhaust fan of Delta T or equivalent
  • Engine room sound dampening of 3" Soundown or equivalent on bulkheads, hull sides and overhead
  • Perforated aluminum covering Soundown material
  • Stainless steel safety rail around engine
  • 24 vdc overhead lighting
  • Aqualift muffler with bypass and underwater exhaust, insulated blanket in dry portion of system
  • Dual sea chest manifold with (2) sea strainers and isolation valves
  • 110 vac GFI outlet
  • Generator - 12 KW Northern Lights or equivalent with sound shield
  • Lift muffler for generator
  • Flooring padsin work areas

Fuel System:

  • Fuel tankage of aluminum saddle tanks with baggles and inspection plates (640 gal)
  • Fuel lines - USCG approved and suitable for bio fuels
  • Sight gauges for all tanks remotely mounted for ease of reading while doing while doing engine room checks
  • Dual Racor 75/900 Fuel filter system with pressure gauge
  • Dual fills on starboard side
  • Tank vents located high above main deck

Freshwater System:

  • Two (2) water tanks of stainless steel, 300 gallons each
  • Hot water tank - 20 gallon capacity (110v and/or engine heated
  • Deck fill and vents
  • Kitec plumbing hose with bronze fittings
  • Headhunter 10 gpm, 24vdc pressure fresh water system with accumulator tank

Plumbing System:

  • Blackwater tank - FRP (130 gal)
  • Graywater tank - FRP (55 gal)
  • Sanitary plumbing constructed of ABS and high quality sanitary hose
  • Macerator pump/discharge pump with separate deck discharge fitting - T24 or equivalent

Climate Control Systems:

  • Piping and wiring pre-run for hydronic heating system
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning w/heat (optional - see option sheet for cost

Control Systems:

  • Hydraulic steering system Kobelt or equivalent
  • Electronic engine and shift controls of ZF Mathers or equivalent
  • Bow Thruster - ABT 10hp, 24vdc or equivalent
  • Articulating rudder of stainless steel


  • Dump chest and bronze thru hull fittings with bronze seacocks
  • Bilge pumps - (3) of 2000 gph capacity Rule 2000 or equivalent
  • All hoses double clamped below waterline

Electrical Systems:

  • Northern Lights 12 KW 240 VAC generator or equivalent
  • Electrical System of 240 VAC, 120 VAC, 24 VDC and 12 VDC
  • Xantrex Freedom 25, 2500 watt inverter/charger with Link 2000 controller or equivalent
  • House battery system of (4) 255 ah 4D AGM batteries, Lifeline or equivalent
  • Inverter battery system of (2) 255 ah 8D batteries, Lifeline or equivalent
  • Main engine start battery system of (2) 210 ah 4D AGM batteries, Lifeline or equivalent
  • Thruster/Windlass battery system of (2) 255 ah 8D AGM batteries, Lifeline or equivalent
  • Generator start battery of (1) 110 ah Group 31 AGM battery, Lifeline or equivalent
  • Battery charger of 10 amp output for thruster/windlass battery bank
  • AC and DC backlit electrical panels of Blue Seas or equivalent
  • Wiring to be copper tinned, color coded and labeled at both ends
  • Newmar auto-charge relays
  • Shore power cord - 50 amp, 50 feet in length


  • Opening hatch over helm station, Manship 24" double opening w/stainless frame
  • Electric hot air defroster over helm station, three outlets, one per forward facing window
  • Custom wood steering wheel - 30"
  • Windshield wipers with integrated washer on all three forward facing windows
  • AC/DC Electric panels on either side of steering station
  • Overhead halogen lights w/red lights above dash w/dimmer
  • Overhead panel for electronics installation, wood faced
  • L-shaped settee with hi/low table that converts to berth
  • Pilot berth behind settees
  • Remote start/stop switch for main engine and generator
  • Pilothouse windows to be tempered and/or safety glass with black fret border
  • Reading lights behind settee
  • (3) 110 vac duplex electrical outlets
  • 12 vdc convenience outlet on dash for charging cell phones etc.
  • Helm Chair - ultra leather with adjustable height pedal LeBroc or equivalent
  • Dash panel of black solid surface material with glare screen wrapped in black vinyl
  • (2) Sliding windows on aft bulkhead
  • Flooring - natural cork with dark cork border


  • Solid surface countertops with backsplash, Corian or equivalent
  • Force 10 propane range, 3-burner
  • Sharp or equivalent microwave/convection oven with hood, light and exhaust fan
  • Exhuast fan to vent overboard
  • Trash Compactor - Broan w/stainless face or wood matching cabinet veneers
  • Xintex propane control system with gas detection alarm
  • Stainless steel sink with large single basin
  • Grohe sink fixture with removable spray head
  • Refrigerator - Tundra 9 cu Ft.
  • Pantry of hardwood, full height pull out adjacent to refrigerator
  • Drawers and overhead cabinets
  • Overhead cabinets between salon and galley
  • Large opening window with window treatment
  • (3) 110 vac duplex outlets, GFI
  • Y valve for overboard discharge of galley sink gray water
  • Flooring - natural cork with dark cork border


  • Built-in L-shaped settee to port with storage under
  • Yacht table - hardwood with select veneers for top, fixed height
  • (4) 110 vac duplex electrical outlets
  • Entertainment cabinet
  • Wall mounted sconce style lights of 110 vac
  • Salon windows tinted with hardwood trim rings and rounded corners
  • Overhead valance with room to accommodate shades
  • Bamboo style drop shades
  • Owner supplied furniture for space on starboard side
  • Flooring - carpet with Soundown carpet pad under.

Master Stateroom:

  • Queen sized berth with 8" spring mattress and drawer storage below
  • Portlights (2) port side
  • Cedar lined hanging lockers with automatic lighting
  • Headboard with designer appointments including mirror and wood trim
  • Wall treatments with foam backing
  • (2) Bulkhead mounted reading lamps
  • Built-in seat with storage under
  • (3) 110 vac duplex outlets
  • Flooring - Carpeting with pad under

Master Head:

  • Solid surface counter top of Corian or equivalent
  • Portlight
  • Toilet - Tecma or equivalent
  • FRP Shower stall with saloon style glass doors
  • Grohe fixtures for sink and shower (removable wand type shower head)
  • (1) 110 vac duplex electrical outlet, GFI
  • Mirrors, (1) large mounted over toilet and (1) shaving mirror adjacent to sink
  • Exhaust fan - 110 vac
  • Towel and toilet paper holders
  • Flooring - Amtico or equivalent

Guest Stateroom

  • Queen sized berth with 8" spring mattress and drawer storage below
  • Portlights (1) port side, (2) starboard side
  • Reading lamps (2), one at each berth
  • Cedar lined hanging lockers with automatic lighting
  • (3) 110 vac duplex electrical outlet
  • Side cabinets on either side of berth
  • Forward bulkhead with designer appointments including mirror and wood trim
  • Flooring - Carpeting with pad under

Guest Head

  • Solid surface countertop of Corian or equivalent
  • Portlight
  • FRP Shower stall with saloon style glass doors
  • Toilet - Tecma or equivalent
  • 110 vac duplex electrical outlet, GFI
  • Grohe fixtures for sink and shower (removable wand type shower head
  • Exhaust fan, 110 vac
  • Cabinet below sink
  • Mirror
  • Towel and toilet paper holders
  • Flooring - Amtico or equivalent

General Interior Features

  • Hand selected hardwood and veneers
  • Soft wall coverings, foam backed
  • Hardwood raised panel interior passage doors with blended arched tops
  • Locking latches on interior cabinetry - push/pull positive Southco or equivalent
  • Interior cabinetry drawers with side mount, full extension, ball bearing drawer guides
  • Interior cabinetry doors use fully adjustable Euro style hinges
  • Cabinets to have pre-finished maple interiors for easy cleaning and furniture grade quality
  • Interior hand rails (stainless steel or hardwood) on stairways
  • Hand rails (hardwood) on overhead in salon, overhead in pilothouse, overhead in master
  • Hand rails (hardwood) on either side of steering station integral to counter trim
  • Overhead lights of Halogen or LED
  • Stackable Bosch washer/dryer
  • All headliners of acoustic soft, foam backed vinyl in eggshell or white panels
  • All electrical switches and outlets are Vimar
  • Dimmer switches in salon, galley, pilothouse and master stateroom
  • Windows tinted (exception, 3 forward facing pilothouse windows)
  • Window Treatments - designer blinds in salon and galley
  • Storage areas with carpet lined bottoms and sides

Note: Specifications are continually being reviewed. Northwest Trawlers reserves the right to change specifications or to make substitutions where quality or content of the product delivered are not adversely affected.

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