Trapper 500

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Trapper 500 - Details

An excellent example of the Trapper 500 with a single owner from new. She has in mast reefing and a new Beta engine, making her easy to handle for family or even offshore cruising. The owners have sailed her in the Irish Sea, West Coast of Scotland, Outer Hebrides, St. Kilda, the Orkneys, Cape Wrath, Scrabster, Wick, Helmsdale, Inverness, the Caledonian Canal, the Clyde and the Isla of Man


Hull : GRP
Year : 1977
Berths : 6
LOA : 28' 7" (8.7m)
LWL : 23' 0" (7m)
Beam : 9' 2" (2.8m)
Draft : 4' 9" (1.5m)
Displacement : 6000lbs
Ballast : 2250lbs
Keel : Fin
Rig : Bermudan
Engine Type : Beta BZ482 13.5 bhp
Fuel : Diesel
Fuel Capacity : 50 litres
Engine Hours : 180
Water : 20 gallons
Location : South Oban


6 berths, 2 in forward cabin, double in main cabin, single in main cabin and one quarter birth. Separate heads compartment midships.


Sink, pumped fresh water, cooker - 2 burner and grill (new 2010).


Roller genoa by Owen Sails 2009 in very good condition. Roller main by Steady Launch 1994 in fair condition. Butler Verner Cruising Chute in good condition.


Raymarine ST40 depth
Raymarine ST40 wind
Raymarine RC400 Chartplotter
Raymarine ST1000 Autohelm (new in 2010)
Raymarine Ray54E DSC VHF

Electrical System:

12 volt, two batteries - 70 amp alternator. Split charge.


4 person Plastimo life raft. Plastimo 2.7m dinghy. 6 x XM Quickfit 150N life jackets.
Electric bilge pump.

Additional Info:

The new fresh water cooled Beta BZ482 (13.5hp) was fitted in 2007 along with an uprated prop shaft and 3 bladed prop, to replace the original raw water cooled Yanmar.

Excellent value for a boat in very good condition.

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Listing started in July 2011

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