1977 Trapper 500

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1977 Trapper 500
1977 Trapper 500
1977 Trapper 500

General Specification

8.69m  (28ft 6in)
Beam :
2.9m  (9ft 6in)
Draft min:
1.47m (4ft 10in)
Keel :



YEAR: 1977

DIMENSIONS: LOA 28′ 6″ (8.7m), BEAM 9′ 6″ (2.9m), DRAFT 4′ 10″ (1.5m)


COLOUR: White with dark blue antifouling

INTERIOR: 6 berths in 2 cabins plus heads and galley

ENGINE: Yamaha 8 hp diesel (recently overhauled) plus all new electrics

RIG TYPE: Bermudan Cutter

MAST/SPARS: Aluminium by Z-spars (new) including whisker-pole

SAILS: Slab-reefed main and roller jib (both will be new)

EQUIPMENT: Internal: The boat has a good sized cockpit, with lockers to starboard and across the transom. The companionway leads down into the main cabin, where the galley is to starboard and there is a chart table and full-sized quarter berth to port. The galley has a cooker (2 burner and grill, new), worktop and sink. Going forward, there is a settee berth (lockers under) to starboard, opposite which is a dinette (converts to a double). Forward again, there is a hanging locker to starboard, opposite which is the heads which provides a shower and sea-toilet. In the bow, there are 2 further full-length berths and access to the chain locker. The whole of the interior has been refitted, with all woodwork, upholstery and linings being replaced. Navigation equipment includes: Compass, VHF, speed and distance log, echosounder and navigation lights. External: The boat has stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardlines.

REMARKS: This vessel has been virtually rebuilt internally and now has the same layout as the Trapper 501. The owner might be prepared to take a smaller vessel in part-exchange.

OUR OPINION: A beautifully refurbished boat, the work on which is nearing completion. Well worth seeing.


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