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1973 Custom A.E. Hingle Long Range STEEL Trawler

North Fort Myers, Florida

$299,000

This Long Range custom built trawler was specially designed by Coe M Best Jr. He worked closely with the boat builder A E Hingle at a boatyard in LaCombe Louisiana. You will see that the workmanship is of the highest quality. To hold the title of a Long Range Trawler it was essential to construct this boat with safety factors being a high priority. Having fuel capacity in excess of 3400 gals., fresh water almost 600 gals., a water maker, and equipped with Boom Stabilizers, brings peace of mind when crossing blue water oceans. 

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Vagabond
Make: Custom
Model: A.E. Hingle Long Range STEEL Trawler
Year: 1973
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Steel
Boat Hull ID: 547847
Has Hull ID: Yes
Range: 5,753.9 mi

Dimensions

Length: 55 ft
Waterline Length: 45'5 ft
Beam: 16'5 ft
Min Draft: 5 ft
Displacement: 98,000 lb
Bridge Clearance: 15 ft
Double Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: D330C-T
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 125hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Location: Center
Cruising Speed: 6.5 kn
Propeller RPM: 1450
Maximum Speed: 8 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 4
Fuel Tank Capacity: 3,405 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Steel
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 570 gal
Water Tank Material: Steel
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 1,100 gal
Holding Tank Material: Steel

Other

Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Trawlers

Contact

BRAD GRANT 239-770-1472
Pier One Yacht Sales

Office

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Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


Description

This Long Range custom built trawler was specially designed by Coe M Best Jr. He worked closely with the boat builder A E Hingle at a boatyard in LaCombe La. You will see that the workmanship is of the highest quality. To hold the title of a Long Range Trawler it was essential to construct this boat with safety factors being a high priority. Having fuel capacity in excess of 3,400 gals., fresh water almost 600 gals., a 40 Gph water maker, and equipped with Paravane Stabilizers, brings peace of mind when crossing blue water oceans. 

Accommodations

 

As you enter the pilot house through the port side entrance door, the first thing you notice is the abundance of sunlight  that filters in from the surrounding windows. Standing at the helm station, allows you a full  360 degree panoramic view on all sides.  The 5 large front windows have light filtering screens that keep out bright sunlight and also allows you personal privacy at the same time.

  All the boat controls are in full view to include all instrumentation , bow thruster, rudder angle, compass, wipers, horn, gauges,  GPS, depth finder, Radios, auto pilot,  etc.

  • 3 Staterooms, one as workshop/maint.
  • 2 Heads with Raritan Porcelain Toilets, one with shower
  • Stack unit washer/dryer
Galley

This fully equipped galley has all the amenities necessary to create  outstanding meals for the Captain, mate and guests. Located portside in Salon.

Dickinson Mediterranean propane stove/oven (2019), Full size refrigerator/freezer, microwave oven, SS sink and roomy pantry.



Engines and Mechanical
  • Maint friendly and spacious engine room with Water tight door.
  • Water tight collision bulkhead
  • Toyotomi OM-128HH Hydronic heat and hot water (2020)
  • 40 Gpm water maker with spare parts
  • 22 KW Phazer/Kubota generator (recently rebuilt)
  • 17 KW main engine belt driven generator
  • Kobelt Engine/trans control (Oct 2020)
  • Glendenning 43 C Pro-x control cables (Oct 2020)
  • Outback Solar Charge Control & 2500 W Inverter/Charger
  • 4 Solar panels
  • 1500 lb Crane/Davit
  • 75 gal fresh lube oil tank and 75 gal waste tank
  • Hydraulic Bow Thruster
  • Fin Coolers for Main, Gen and A/C (all closed cooling systems)
Ground tackle and Safety
  • 400 ft (full drum) 3/8 G4 Acco US Anchor chain (Oct 2020)
  • Paravane Stabilizers, use at Anchor or Underway ( easily deployed single hand), Air draft reduced to 15ft with ease
  • Anchors include, 50 Kg Bruce, 30 Kg Bruce, Fortress FX-37, and a 75lb custom Danforth
Brokers Comments

If you are looking for a functional, capable, live aboard Bluewater Yacht look no further. Owner has lived aboard for 6 plus years and maintained and replaced/upgraded systems as needed. Spare parts for almost everything. Custom built Spec 50 Steel Trawler with Aluminum Superstructure ( pic of car on top). Owner has build papers, blueprints, notes, manuals and records. You have to get onboard to realize how Sturdy and Capable this yacht is!

This Ole Girl doesn’t have the fluff of a Great Harbor or Nordhaven but also not the price tag.  She is Reliable, Comfortable, Stable and Functional!

Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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