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Seaworthy And Comfortable

The Grand Banks 60 on a romp.

The Grand Banks 60 on a romp.

Seakindly and efficient, trawlers are exceptional passagemakers. If you are planning or daydreaming of a long-distance adventure, any one of the nine new trawlers in the video below can take you there in comfort and safety.

If you're in the mood to get a closer look at some of these vessels, TrawlerFest returns to the Bay Bridge Marina in Stevensville, Maryland, September 26-30. The event will include in-the-water displays of cruising and passagemaking trawlers and powerboats, marine products and services and world-class seminars on everything from diesel maintenance to weather forecasting.

This video will give you a quick look at these fabulous vessels: 

Eager to learn more? Read our latest new trawlers feature online, which first appeared in Soundings’ September 2017 issue.    



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