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What is a Trawler?

September 1, 2013

Recreational-TrawlerPleasure trawlers should never be confused with the commercial fishing trawlers.

A trawler in general means: Any pleasure craft more than 25’ in length that does not carry sufficient horsepower to lift itself out of the water and plane. Practically all trawlers are designed with long, deep keels. These boats are popular for cruising 7-8 knots and ideal for waterways where speeds are limited. They are well suited for long passages where fuel conservation becomes critical. (more…)