Sundeck Model Trawler

There are four types of trawlers; Sundeck, Trunk, Sedan & Pilothouse. Sundeck models are relatively new models built around 1985 to present. Normally the Sundeck has  7 – 8 knot hull speed and built on a semi-displacement hull. Some trawlers equipped with larger turbo charged engines can obtain higher speeds with the semi displacement hull compared to a full displacement hull found […]

Sedan Trawler

There are four types of trawlers: Sedan, Trunk, Sundeck and Pilothouse. Sedan models are sensible and conservative, they have a striking profile and a user-friendly layout. Built on a semi-displacement hull, the Sedan is a favorite among trawler enthusiasts. Owners enjoy the practicality and all around convenience this model has to offer and are willing to give up their aft master stateroom for the […]

The Trunk Trawler

There are 4 different trawler hull styles the Trunk, Sundeck, Sedan, Pilothouse this article is on the Trunk model. Trunk styles are also referred to as the classic or double cabin trawler. These are considered the true traditional trawlers. a good example is the 42′ Grand Banks Classic. They normally come with a wide walk […]

Introduction to Trawler Buying

Welcome to the introduction of trawler buying, if your among the boaters that value comfort, roominess, stability, and seaworthiness coupled with reliability and economy of operation, then this article is for you. On the other hand, if your idea of pleasure boating is racing up and down the intercoastal in a sleek, super charged “go fast” cigarette type boat, […]