R J Prior Trawler Yacht Conversion

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R J Prior Trawler Yacht Conversion - Details

Keel laid in July 1970 and launched in 1972 by R J Prior & Son (Burnham) Ltd. Built from Iroko on Oak frames and Converted to a trawler yacht in the early 1990's a major refurbishment is nearing completion by the current owner.

She cruises sedately at 7 knots with only 500 r.p.m. showing on the amazing Kelvin T6 diesel engine and effortlessly at 9 knots and has a maximum speed somewhere in the region of 12 knots.

She is now fitted with a larger aft cabin below the spacious aft deck and would make a splendid Trawler Yacht for a live aboard couple with tremendous potential in the interior.



Hull : Wood
Year : 1970
Berths : 6
LOA : 50' 0" (15.2m)
Beam : 17' 0" (5.2m)
Draft : 7' 3" (2.2m)
Displacement : 77162lbs
Ballast : 1102lbs
Keel : long
Engine Type : Kelvin
Engine : T6 180 HP
Fuel : Diesel
Fuel Capacity : 2x500 gallons
Engine Hours : 1980
Water : 4x75 gallons
Location : South Oban, Argyll


Forward V berth. Mid cabin with two single berths and extensive storage - well lit with deck prisms. Heads compartment with shower. Wheelhouse with panoramic views. Step down to galley and dining area also with good visibility and natural light. Companionway down to spacious aft cabin with large port-lights for visibility, double berth to starboard converting to large dining table, chart table and comfortable seating to port.


Moffat propane full size oven with 4 burners.




Racal Radar. Raython V800 depth. Compass.

Electrical System:

24 volt dual battery bank. 12 volt converter for instruments. Shore power and inverter for 230 volt AC.

Additional Info:

Built to the "White Fish Authority Standard Specifications for the Construction of Scottish Wooden Fishing Vessels" in 1970 from Iroko on Oak frames.

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Listing started in June 2009

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