1986 Senator Trawler
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This 1985 Senator is bulletproof!
As a Captain logging in the required hours offshore to obtain my license, I have been in some pretty rough seas with her.
On one trip we encountered over 10' seas with waves breaking over the flybridge 15' high.
My passengers were warm and dry inside, the boat barely twitched, and the autopilot took us accurately to our headings from buoy to buoy, despite 30 mph winds.
As a trawler with a full displacement hull, she doesn't go fast, but she goes steady through anything, and looks good doing it!
She also fishes well with 8 rod holders, an 8'x12' cockpit, sink, and door to the swim platform.
Dual instruments and steering stations both on the flybridge and inside the cabin make her comfortable to take out and cruise in any weather, The recently installed generator and reverse cycle heat pumps also provide heat/ac as needed.
The Perkins diesel is extremely reliable and has less than 2,000 hours (should last 10,000) and is economical to run with today's fuel costs (2 gals/hour @ 8 knots or 2,000 RPM).
Taurus2 was surveyed for insurance in September 2010 and all deficiencies were corrected, At that time the value was placed at $64,400, with the replacement cost at $415,500, In addition to the original purchase price I have spent over $70,000 not on maintenance, but upgrades, which I will show a potential buyer.
This is the salon model, with beautiful teak interior woodwork, parquet floors, full galley, full head, a queen berth in the bow, and fold down dinette guest bunk.
She will seat 12 passengers easily, and has ample storage throughout.
I have recently brought her to Essex Maryland from Washington NC.
She performed perfectly and all systems are working.
Turn key ready for the next owner at less than 15% of new!
YEAR 1985• LENGTH 35 ft• PRICE US $59,500 LOCATED IN Essex MD• BOAT DETAILS: BEAM 12 ft.• MAX DRAFT 3 ft 3 in• DRAFT with protected rudder & prop 3 ft 3 in• DRY WEIGHT 18000 lb• SEATING CAPACITY 12• HULL MATERIAL Fiberglass• HULL SHAPE Full Displacement• ENGINE Inboard• FUEL Diesel• HORSEPOWER (total) 135• ENGINE MAKE Perkins• ENGINE MODEL 6 cylinder• ENGINE YEAR 1985• ENGINE CRUISING SPEED (Knots 8.0)• RANGE(miles) 1500.0• FUEL CAPACITY 300 gal• LENGTH AT WATERLINE 32 ft• LENGTH ON DECK 35 ft• LENGTH OVERALL 39 ft• CABIN HEADROOM 7 ft • FREEBOARD 4 ft• NUMBER OF HEADS 1• HOLDING TANK SIZE 30 gal• WATER CAPACITY 150 gal• ENGINE HOURS 2000• NUMBER OF BERTHS 2• MAX BRIDGE CLEARANCE 19 ft•.
DESIGNER: Senator, BUILDER: Chein Hwa, LOA: 34' 9" LWL: 31' 6" Beam: 12' Displacement: 18000 lbs, Draft: 3' 3" Engine(s): Single Perkins 135 hp Diesel Tankage: Fuel: 300 gals; Water: 200 gals; Holding tank: 30 gallons, Fuel Consumption: 2 gal hr at 8 kts, or 2000 rpm.
Over $70,000 in upgrades were completed in the past few years:
Removal of old 3" cap rail, rebond and reglass entire deck to hull and replace teak caprail with 5" lumber, Reglass and reinforce new Simpson Laurance windlass and install new teak bow pulpit with remote spotlight.
Add radar, GPS, 2nd VHF radio, Drain black iron fuel tanks, spray inside with chemical bonding antirust.
Hull and flybridge painted with 2 part Interlux applied from the cap rail up; New nonskid.
Flybridge bonded to deck house roof.
Fresh Bright coating done annualy, New bottom paint and zincs semi-annually- last done, spring 2012, A Next-Gen 3.5KW generator and reverse cycle Mermaid heat/AC systems were added brand new.
The sedan version of this popular trawler has a large centerline queen bed forward with plenty of storage and a hanging locker,
The enclosed port side head has a manually operated toilet, cabinet with sink and a shower,
The salon has an L shaped dinette with drop down table that goes from dining to cocktail height and converts into a berth,
Two additional chairs can be located to starboard,
The U shaped galley is to port and the refrigerator is located to starboard,
Forward to starboard is the lower steering station,
The flybridge is exceptionally large with plenty of seating,
There are two large captains chairs at the upper helm,
A cushioned guest bench and storage is forward of the upper helm, which features all controls and instrumentation.
The U-Shaped galley is port side forward with a double stainless sink, Hot and cold pressure water system, a Magic Chef 4 burner stove and oven and a Norcold 12v/110v regrigerator is across the aisle behind the lower station.
The engine is a Perkins 135 hp 6 cylinder diesel fresh water cooled diesel, Dual Racor Fuel Filters, Fuel injectors replaced and transmission has been rebuilt.
Many engine spares.
12 volt and 110 volt system; Breaker panel; 110v Xantac battery charger, house, generator, and engine start batteries with a battery selector switch, GFI outlets are located in the forward head and galley, A 1200 watt inverter with (2)110 volt outlets are located on the companionway bulkhead.
All systems run on shore power, generator or batteries.
Full engine controls and instruments, Datamarine depth and knot meter, Robertson Autopilot, Navman Tracker (5500) GPS and
chartplotter, Interphase sonar.
VHF radio, Ritche compass, and Rudder Angle indicator, Sunbrella Bimini, Console Cover, Window and Seat Covers were installed in 2006.
Full engine controls and instruments, Datamarine depth and knot meter, Ritche Compass, JRC radar model1500, Robertson F200 autopilot.
VHF radio, AM/FM/CD with 4 speakers, Guest remote controlled search light, Brass ships clock with thermometer and barometer, Horn, Flare gun.
Storage locker with stainless sink both hot and cold water, Teak flooring, sliding cabin door, Transom door with fiberglass swim platform and aluminum swim ladder.
Zodiac inflatable 8' with wood floor and transom, lifting davits on swim platform.
Fiber glass decks, Bow pulpit with anchor roller, 12 volt Simpson-Lawrence Anchor windlass (new 2006) with a Bruce anchor, chain
and nylon rode, Horseshoe life ring, Dock lines and fenders, All exterior teak except cockpit floor replaced 2003.
EXCLUSIONS: Personal Items, including tools