NOW AVAILABLE FOR CO-BROKERAGE!!! Schwartz & Co. Yacht Sales presents this Demo vessel from a local builder that is Great Loop ready!
The Eco-Trawler is a 33-foot welded aluminum full displacement trawler built in the USA. Designed with an 8-foot beam, it is legally trailerable anywhere in the US. Weighing 7,000 pounds it can be pulled with a modest tow vehicle. Aluminum is light, strong, corrosion-resistant, non-magnetic, and non-toxic making it the most eco-friendly material to use in boat building.
The Eco-Trawler is designed by Don O?Keeffe, Naval Architect. The length to width ratio along with the fine bow entry allows this full-displacement trawler to reach speeds up to 15 knots (18 mph) with a 100-hp outboard. The hull cuts through the water like a displacement boat with very little bow rise and no bow wave to speak of. The boat does not pound in 4-5 foot seas at 12.5 knots (15 mph). A full keel adds stability and allows for a draft of 21? which is a big plus in shallow water.
There are no thru-hulls and this is accomplished by the outboard engines, roof-top air-conditioning, and the compost head. With no thru-hulls below the water-line, no oily bilge water is discharged. With outboards there is less chance of oil, coolant, or fuel spills. With a composting head, there are no pump-outs needed and less chance of accidental contamination of our waters and less maintenance due to holding tank and plumbing issues.
Much thought and research was given to the components that keep the systems as simple as possible and yet afford the creature comforts that most of us want in a boat. The interior features 8-inch thick custom mattresses and dual helm chairs with arm rests. A deep self-draining cockpit for fishing, lounging, and additional storage compartments is another plus. By land or by sea, the floating aluminum ladder for the swim platform works equally well for boarding. For overland trips staying in truck stops along the way takes advantage of the self-contained features of the Eco-Trawler.
The Eco-Trawler is a versatile cruisier, ideal for fishing and fun on the water. It is also suitable for anyone interested in live-aboard cruising, such as navigating the Great Loop, the Inner Passage, or any of the many river systems here in the USA or abroad. However the cost of fuel, maintenance, and winter storage will be much less. The outboard power allows for more room in the boat and requires less servicing. All equipment areas are designed for easy access.
Two hi-lo captain chairs with swivel, slide & recline features
Oak helm console with flush mount electronics
Custom oak "secretary" port side
Mahoghany steering wheel
Windshield wipers with self park
LED stainless lights overhead (3)
Red lights for night navigation (2 of 3)
Three opening windows and screens
Three hatches to access under sole storage
Stow-away table for each chair
Hanging locker forward of port captain’s chair
Full-length framed smoked acrylic cabin door
Lonseal teak & holly vinyl sole throughout
Oak window frames and cabinets throughout
Four 12v and five 110v outlets throughout
Foam insulation side walls & ceiling
Defender side-by-side refrigerator 5.3 cu ft / freezer 1.8 cu ft
Force 10 ceramic top 2-burner electric cooktop
Single sink 16" x 20" & Pfister chrome faucet
Storage under sink, 5 drawers at end of cabinet
Air Head marine composting toilet
LED stainless steel light
Opening window w/ screen
Two berths w/ storage under
Custom 8" high mattresses
Oak enclosed shelves both sides
Forward cabinet doors open to side shelves and access to anchor locker
Reading lights each side
Hatch of 1/2" smoked acrylic w/ aluminum frame 24" x 24"
Two rectangle port lights w/ screens
Foam insulation side walls & ceiling
Mercury Outboard 4-stroke 115 hp
70 gal aluminum fuel tank w/ sight gauge
AGM house battery
Group 27 1000 amp start battery
Smart battery charger
30 amp outlet & cord
Coleman-Mach heat/air-conditioner 13,500 btu
Whale water pressure system
Rule 2000 midship bilge pump
Sump pump for shower and galley sink
In-line hot water system
Garmin GHP 10 Auto Pilot
Garmin GMR 18 HD Radar 18" 4KW Radome
Garmin GPSMAP 7215 15" Color Touch Screen
Garmin speed, depth & temp (transom-mount )
Garmin VHF 100 w/ DSC & Shakespeare antenna
Glomex 14" Digital TV Antenna
Wall-mounted Vizio 24" LED TV
Oak storage cabinet below
Powerwinch 41 windlass w/ remote control
Delta galvanized 35# plow anchor,
15' chain 5/16" & 200' rode 5/8"
Aluminum Sampson post
Hinged mast for radar, gps, & TV antenna
Bridge clearance w/ mast down 8' and w/ mast up 13'6"
4 custom aluminum cleats each side
1 1/4" hand rails bow, upper deck, and cockpit
3 aluminum line hooks
Large cockpit w/ storage across transom
Aluminum swim platform & ladder
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.