Naturally aspirated diesel engines produce anywhere between 10,000-20,000 hours of use. There is no strain on the engine and it requires low maintenance and repair. If well maintained, these engines literally run forever. Turbo charged engines are found on faster trawlers.
Pleasure 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 […]
At Trawler School Charters, we’ve witnessed new trawler owners moving on to establish a remarkable resume of cruising experience. While all people succumb to the philosophy of lifelong learning through experience, some lessons are more important than others. Whether you’re purchasing your first trawler or are buying your third, it’s important to understand the most […]