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Model: R J Prior Trawler Yacht Conversion
Price: £72,000 (GBP)
Year: 1970
Hull: Wood

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Model: R J Prior Trawler Yacht Conversion
Price: £72,000 (GBP)
Year: 1970
Hull: Wood
LOA: 50' 0" (15.2m)
Beam: 17' 0" (5.2m)
Draft: 7' 3" (2.2m)
Displacement: 77162lbs
Ballast: 1102lbs
Keel: long
Engine Type: Kelvin
Engine: T6 180 HP
Fuel: Diesel
Fuel Capacity: 2x500 gallons
Water: 4x75 gallons
Location: South Oban, Argyll

Keel laid in July 1970 and launched in 1972 by R J Prior & Son (Burnham) Ltd.
Built from Iroko on Oak frames and Converted to a trawler yacht in the early 1990's a major refurbishment is nearing completion by the current owner.
She cruises sedately at 7 knots with only 500 r.p.m.
showing on the amazing Kelvin T6 diesel engine and effortlessly at 9 knots and has a maximum speed somewhere in the region of 12 knots. She is now fitted with a larger aft cabin below the spacious aft deck and would make a splendid Trawler Yacht for a live aboard couple with tremendous potential in the interior.


Accommodation:
Forward V berth.
Mid cabin with two single berths and extensive storage - well lit with deck prisms.
Heads compartment with shower.
Wheelhouse with panoramic views.
Step down to galley and dining area also with good visibility and natural light.
Companionway down to spacious aft cabin with large port-lights for visibility, double berth to starboard converting to large dining table, chart table and comfortable seating to port.

Galley:
Moffat propane full size oven with 4 burners.

Instruments:
Racal Radar.
Raython V800 depth.
Compass.
Electrical System:
24 volt dual battery bank.
12 volt converter for instruments.
Shore power and inverter for 230 volt AC.
Additional Info:
Built to the "White Fish Authority Standard Specifications for the Construction of Scottish Wooden Fishing Vessels" in 1970 from Iroko on Oak frames.




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Port forward quarter -

Bows -

Bows -

Stern -

Aft deck -

Hull, below the water line -

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Rudder and propeller -

Stern below the waterline -

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Foredeck -

Forward hatch -

Coachroof -

Anchor windlass and bow roller -

Wheelhouse -

Port side deck -

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Starboard side deck -

View forward -

Aft deck -

Galley - viewed from the side deck

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Galley view forward -

Roof -

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Galley -

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View down into saloon - aft

Galley view aft -

Saloon -

Saloon - starboard view

Saloon - port view

Saloon - view forward

View forward from galley to the wheel house -

Wheelhouse -

Wheelhouse - view to port side

Wheelhouse - view to starboard side

Steps up to wheelhouse - looking aft, also access to the engine room

Wheelhouse - view aft

Wheelhouse - steps down from the wheelhouse to the forward cabins

Engine -

Engine -

View forward into the forward cabins -

Engine -

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V berth in forward cabins -

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Anchor -

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Model: R J Prior Trawler Yacht Conversion
Price: £72,000 (GBP)
Year: 1970
Hull: Wood
LOA: 50' 0" (15.2m)
Beam: 17' 0" (5.2m)
Draft: 7' 3" (2.2m)
Displacement: 77162lbs
Ballast: 1102lbs
Keel: long
Engine Type: Kelvin
Engine: T6 180 HP
Fuel: Diesel
Fuel Capacity: 2x500 gallons
Water: 4x75 gallons
Location: South Oban, Argyll

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