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FACTORY DIRECT; 55 FOOT "OCEANEER" STEEL YACHT TRAWLERS. Beautiful, strong and available at an unbeatable price.

Steel pilothouse trawler yachts with beautiful teak or cheery interiors are available for direct purchase from Seahorse Marine. Ocean or coastal cruising in style in your own little ship. Four sleeping cabins, three heads, large dining and main saloons, workshop and a pilothouse that also serves as an office/den.

Two versions available a 55' coastal version with a large upper deck main saloon and a LRC blue water version with a combination saloon/dinette on the lower deck.

The $980,000 is for a very complete vessel delivered to the U.S., duty paid and shipping paid. Or start your world cruise from Hong Kong and let the saved delivery fees pay for part or all of your cruise expenses.

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If your looking for a 55 or 62 foot steel pilothouse yacht trawler we would love to build one of our Oceaneers for you and we know it would more than meet your expectations.

Bill & Stella Kimley
Specifications, with Equipment and Information:
- Length: 55' 0"
- LOA: 55' 0"
- Displacement: 120000 lbs
- LWL: 53' 0"
- BEAM: 19' 0"
- DRAFT: 6' 0"
- Engine(s): Twin Iveco NEF 280
- HP: 150-225
- Fuel: 2000 gallons
- Water: 1000 gallons
- Holding: 85 gallons
- Hull Construction: Fiberglass
- Manufacturer: Seahorse
- Model: Oceaneer 55
Twin 220HP IVECO NEF 280 Tier II marine engines with appropriate transmission; Other engines available if desired.
Fuel polishing systems with priming pump;
Audio and visual warnings for engine water flow, high bilge water, high engine room temperature, pumps running, engine room lights or blower on;
Spray foam insulation around engine room, hull sides, superstructure and decks for sound and temperature insulation;
4,500 pound lift 24 volt Muir electric windlass with all chain rode and 75 kilo anchor;
Shower fixture on aft platform;
Heavy duty rub rail on hull;
Full galley with fridge/freezer, double sink and electric stove and oven;
Victron 3000 watt inverter with control panel;
480 Amp 24Volt AGM house battery bank;
Telephone and shore power inlets;
Four (4) telephone outlets installed;
10KW toriodal isolation transformer installed, 110/220 volt input and output;
24 volt Electric dinghy crane (small hard dingy or inflatable inquire);
Teak veneer walls in living room, dining room and pilothouse;
Interior finish to yacht quality with painted walls where applicable;
Hand rubbed teak wood doors and drawers;
Build-in lockers with louvered doors;
Teak parquet floors;
Commercial quality ship's windows, ports with cast aluminum dead-lights and sea doors;
Four dock lines and 2 long spring lines, 1" nylon;
Navigation compass;
Jotun (or equal) triple epoxy seal inside and out plus quality anti-fouling paint applied and LPU exterior finish color to owner's choice
and More
Specifications below. Note: we also have plans for a 62 foot Oceaneer. The reason the 55 is so popular here is that berths in Hong Kong above 55 feet get very expensive.
The Oceaneer may look like a little like a coastal cruiser but it is quite different. It is built to handle the rough South China Sea and is certified by CCS, the Chinese Classification Society for China ships. Plate thickness, keel shoe 18mm, keel sides 8mm, bottom 6MM, hull sides and decks 5MM, upper deck superstructure 4MM. Dry weight is approximately 120,000 LBS. Slightly heavier for the ballasted LRC version.
Coastal Version: Displacement, 128000 lbs (58.5 Tons;1/2 wet); DL, 393 (1/2 wet), 429 (Full Tanks); PC, 0.631; A/B Ratio, 2.211
LRC Version: Displacement, 136000 lbs (61.8T;1/2 wet); DL, 415 (1/2 wet), 450 (Full Tanks); PC, 0.642; A/B Ratio, 1.753
The OCEANEER 55 shall be specified by construction drawings approved by SEAHORSE MARINE MANUFACTURER, ZHUHAI which shall consist of no less than general arrangements and construction details, including the framing and gauge schedule, together with the standard equipment listed below.
CONSTRUCTION: High quality ship steel shot peened or sand blasted and shop primed, three coats of Jotun (or equal) epoxy primer interior and exterior plus bottom paint and LPU color top coat. Construction with to China ship Classification Society (CCS) practice. CCS weld X-ray of all boats. CCS incline test. Seven water tight compartments including keel tanks and anchor locker connected by water tight doors or large bolted inspection plates where needed. All hatches, ports and windows and sea doors to be heavy duty commercial ship quality. Lower deck entry ways have beautiful teak "Dutch" doors for normal use with aluminum sea doors for extra protection in rough conditions. All plywood to be water proof grade or higher.
ENGINES: 220HP Iveco NEF 280 marine diesels derated for commercial use with marine transmissions. Other engines available if desired. Complete engine instrumentation including high temperature, low oil pressure alarms, high output alternators. Stainless prop shafts mounted in thick fiberglass shaft tubes epoxied into schedule 80 steel shaft logs. Non-metallic Morse bearings. Perko grounding brushes. Prop aperture and engine mounting designed to minimize vibration and noise. PSS Dripless seals on prop and rudder shafts. Flow scan fuel management system optional. Sea chest with stainless ball valves for all sea water inlets. Primary and secondary fuel filters. Drip pan under engines. Wet exhaust system with custom designed water lift muffler. Quiet, large capacity engine room blowers with noise isolated vents. Steel fuel tanks well baffled and braced including sight gauges and large inspection ports. Stainless steel ball valves at each end of fuel lines. Fuel and engine oil polishing systems with priming pump. Five tanks approximately 2000 gallons total, well vented with 2" deck fills for easy filling, plus keel operations tank. Fuel tanks vents lead to a deck mounted spill boxes port and starboard which also contains the deck fill to protect against accidental oil spills during fueling. Steel rudders skeg hung from fins to protect shaft and prop.
ELECTRICAL: Separate heavy duty engine and dual house batteries connected by vapor proof master switches. 24 volt start batteries are 220 AH, house battery bank 24 Volt 480 Amp AGM. Victrom 3000 watt inverter/charger with control panel. Back lighted custom made circuit breaker panel using high quality breakers. Shore power master breaker is GFI (RCI) type for safety. AC receptacles through out. Indirect lighting and red safety lighting at steps. Quality lighting fixtures are halogen, flourescent and LED as per buyer's requirements. All Seahorse Marine installed wiring is multi-strand tinned copper cable. Wires have color or marker codes for easy tracing.
Wire runs in conduit and all runs, except the bilge pump, are located as far above the waterline as possible. All wire runs including those along the shear are easily accessible. 10,000 watt toriodal AC Isolation transformer. Lightning protection system. AC shore connector fitted on waist deck, starboard side. DC socket installed in pilothouse. Multiple zinc's on hull, standard size bolted using stainless studs, not welded. International navigation lights and anchor light installed.
Red interior night safety lighting . Pilothouse overhead lights have red night vision lighting as well as standard white bulbs. Signal horn, remote control spot light, flood lights for and aft. Optional electronic and entertainment equipment can be planned in advance with owner so necessary wiring, grounds and cabinets can be built in.
WORKSHOP AND STORAGE ROOM, Approximately 100 Sq.'; Located under the galley area.
WATER SYSTEMS: Two water tanks, approximately 1000 gallons total, with ball-cock shut off valves and vents designed to prevent salt water contamination. Fresh water system uses aluminum/vinyl tubing, not plastic. Stainless ball type sea-cocks on all thruhulls below the waterline. Double all stainless clamps on all hoses below the waterline. Hot water heater with electric and engine heat exchanger for domestic water supply. High quality bath and galley fixtures.
BILGE PUMPS: Four electric bilge pumps with float switches. Two manual bilge pumps. All bilge sumps to be epoxy coated.
HEADS: Heads include trouble free non-jamming electric toilets, shower, basin and storage. Three electric toilets plumbed to holding tanks. Tanks located above waterline and empty by gravity or deck fitting. Gray water tank optional. Heads have power ventilation on timer switches. Towel rails are to handrail strength. Mirrors are fitted in head.
HULL LIGHTING AND VENTILATION: Aluminum frame opening hull ports and windows, commercial ship quality with solid storm coverings. Deck hatches forward for ventilation and safety exit. Natural and forced ventilation in hull for comfort when conditions dictate a closed boat.
DECK: Steel pulpits and hand rails 36" high for safety. Extra high 1 1/4" rails around pilothouse. Stainless steel heavy bollards and chocks for lines, not painted steel. Boarding gates port, starboard and aft. The foredeck has stairs P&S to the boarding (waist) decks and a stair to pilothouse deck. Heavy duty anchor pipe at bow, 75 Kilo anchor and 400' of 1/2" chain with Muir "Thor" 4500 lbs. windlass. Large folding stern platform.
UPPER DECK HOUSE, 174 Sq' ( Not available on the LRC version) This deck house is the main saloon and includes large opening windows and a double door to a large aft deck. Steps lead up to the pilothouse and the stairway to the lower deck is protected by stainless rails.
BOATDECK: A ladder leads to the saloon top where there is dinghy storage protected by rails, An electric dinghy crane is standard. Note: On LRC models the boat deck is above the first deck.
PILOTHOUSE, 100 Sq' Standard interior includes a center helm station, lots of seating, a large desk which can be used as a chart table, file drawer type storage cabinet and a raised dinette. Note: On LRC versions there is a pilot berth installed. Two doors to side decks P&S. Folding radar and antenna mast on top of pilothouse. Engine and gear controls in pilothouse. Marine circuit breakers for all boat operations and for planned electronics installation, back lighted panels. Audio and visual warnings for engine water flow, high bilge water, high engine room temperature, pumps running, engine room lights or blower on; pump over- run alarm comes on if any pumps operates continuously for one minute. Audio alarm can be defeated only with key switch. Stainless steel or teak wheel at helm, heavy duty hydraulic steering. Pantograph windshield wiper on opening center windshield. Tinted side windows available in pilothouse, tinted forward windshields not recommended. Windshields are 10 mm heavy safety glass and pilothouse design reduces water pressure on glass and boat structure in a serious green water situation.
LOWER DECKHOUSE, 769 Sq.': The lower deck has a 72 Sq.' crew or maids room forward of a full collision bulkhead with double bunks, its own head and an escape hatch to the fore deck as well as aluminium sea door aft. Aft of the collision bulkhead are two staterooms and one head, total 140 Sq' including hallway. One double bed cabin and one double bunk bed cabin with hanging lockers, desks and storage. A head available to both has an electric toilet and separate shower. The large galley, 104 Sq', is fully equipped and has a sea doors to starboard and port. The port boarding deck includes a large secure storage locker. At the starboard entrance there is a wet locker and entrance ways to the dining room - aft, steps to the upper deck and entrance to the dining room aft. Note: on the LRC version the dining room also serves as the main saloon. Aft of the dining room is the 180 Sq.' master suite with a queen size bed, a TV cabinet, a small desk with chair, book shelves, large hanging lockers, lots of storage, its own head with full size tub or enclosed shower, and an a sea door to a private deck aft with large folding swim platform.
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