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Trawler Specifications

Chris Landry gives specifications for six popular trawlers.

Ranger R31

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A single-diesel semidisplacement cruiser, she has a forward stateroom with an island berth, head and shower, and a midships stateroom with a berth and day head.

LOA: 31 feet, 2 inches

POWER: Volvo Penta D4 diesel (300 hp)

SPEED: 24 knots top, 15 knots cruise

PRICE: $279,937

CONTACT: Ranger Tugs, Kent, Wash.

PHONE: (253) 839-5213.


Beneteau Swift Trawler 34

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The semidisplacement trawler that Beneteau last year took on the Great Loop sips fuel but still delivers a jolt of speed.

LOA: 36 feet

POWER: 425-hp Cummins QSB5.9 diesel

SPEED: 20.7 knots top, 16 knots cruise

PRICE: $299,900

CONTACT: Beneteau America, Annapolis, Md.,

PHONE:(410) 990-0270.


North Pacific 39 Pilothouse

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Her open design, well-appointed interior and efficient performance make for comfortable long-range cruising.

LOA: 39 feet

POWER: 250 Cummins QSB 6.7L diesel

SPEED: 10.5 knots top, 7-9.5 knots cruise

PRICE: $395,000 (single stateroom)

CONTACT: North Pacific Yachts, Surrey, British Columbia,

PHONE: (604) 377-6650.


Grand Banks 43 Heritage EU

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This semidisplacement cruiser replaces the 41 Heritage EU, with a larger cockpit and staterooms and a second head, as well as pod/joystick propulsion.

LOA: 48 feet, 11 inches

POWER: Cummins QSB6.7/Mercury Zeus pods

SPEED: 24 knots top, 20 knots cruise

PRICE: $850,500

CONTACT: Grand Banks Yachts, Seattle

PHONE: (206) 352-0116.


Krogen 44 AE

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A new galley layout and a larger flybridge are some of the features of the new Krogen 44 AE, which replaces the Krogen 44.

LOA: 49 feet

POWER: 6.8-liter John Deere diesel

SPEED: 9.3 knots top, 7.5-8 knots cruise

PRICE: $795,000

CONTACT: Kadey-Krogen Yachts, Stuart, Fla.

PHONE:(772) 286-0171.


Fleming 55

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Fleming has dedicated nearly 30 years to perfecting this raised-pilothouse yacht. She has an impressive range of 2,000 nautical miles at 8 knots.

LOA: 55 feet, 9 inches

POWER: twin 500-hp Cummins QSC8.3 diesels

SPEED: 20 knots top, 8-17 knots cruise

PRICE: Upon request

CONTACT: Fleming Yachts, Costa Mesa, Calif.

PHONE: (949) 645-1024.


See related articles:

- Not your father's trawler

- A hybrid approach to trawlers

- The cruising-under-power lifestyle

- Twin alternatives to traditional trawlers

May 2013 issue