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Universal 40' Feet Trawler - Fiberglass Hull- Twin Diesel Engines- Low Fuel User

1975 Universal 40 Feet

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As this boat/yacht nears completion the price is being adjusted upward to reflect the value added to

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Apr 17, 2014
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US $59,000.00
Approximately C $71,381.13(including shipping)
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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
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Seller Notes: As this boat/yacht nears completion the price is being adjusted upward to reflect the value added to the boat. You can buy it now for the bargain it is or you may pay more when it is launched, which is when the value will take a big jump upward. The work has been done by a very experienced boat craftsman and his assistant also with years of experience.Reconditioned yacht, 2 cabin with twin diesel engines (considered one of the most economical brands of engines to run), fully rewired, hull checked and repaired wherever needed, double controls - in cabin and on top deck, cabins' being reconditioned now. This has become a better than new boat with professional refurbishment! Very nice lines and a dream boat! Use it for fishing, diving excursions, etc.This boat was purchased at a lien sale and is not a salvage boat. We've been working on it for nearly 3 years. When this boat goes into the water in a few days and completes sea trials the price is going to be higher! Great buy now!
Year: 1975 Trailer: Not Included
Make: Universal Use: Salt Water
Model: 40 Feet Engine Type: Twin Inboard Diesels
Type: Trawler Engine Make: Ford Lehman 120 hp
Length (feet): 40 Primary Fuel Type: Diesel
Beam (feet): 14 Fuel Capacity (Gallons): Over 200
Hull Material: Fiberglass For Sale By: Private Seller
Near completely reconditioned yacht! 3 weeks of work remaining and it is going into the water!

It is a great boat that needs a little more work.Here is a list of amenities:
Brand: Universal
Category: Power Boats - Trawler
Model: Trawler
Boat name: Fat Duck
Price: $59,000.00
Description: Priced for quick sale - very comfortable and roomy with a 14 ft beam. Great upper deck - Very well designed, solid, sturdy, reliable boat - This is by far the lowest price out there. Purchased new in 1975.
Fuel type: Diesel 600 gallons
Engine type: Inboard -
Double Teak ship's wheel main cabin, Aluminum Ships Wheel top deck,
L-settee with dining table: Yes,
Engine hours port side: 1300, Engine hours starboard: 1300,
Full engine stop/start controls,
Water Tanks: 3 New at 40 gallons each,
Entertainment center: No,
Engine Sale Date: May 12, 1975,
Dual lever controls,
Starters: 1 new 1 rebuilt,
Liquor cabinet w/ glass & bottle storage: Yes, bar with ice bucket,
Fuel Consumption Averaged: 4 gallons per hour,
Speed Averaged in Knots: 8,
Gendening Synchronizer: No,
Alternators: 1 new 1 rebuilt,
Teak parquet cabin sole: Yes,
Highest Speed in Knots: 12 to 13,
Propeller: 3 blade - power,
GPS/plotter: No,
Sliding teak door w/ window to cockpit: Yes = 2,
Hull type: Fiberglass,
Length: 40 feet,
Autopilot: No,
Sliding windows port & stbd.,
Engine manufacturer: Ford Lehman,
Engine model: 120 HP 2715E,
Depth sounder: No,
Window Screens: No,
Port Engine Serial Number: ,
Starboard Engine Serial Number: ,
Knotmeter: No,
Magazine rack: No,
Right Transmission: ,
Left Transmission: ,
VHF radio/hailer: yes, Brand: ,
Storage under settees: Yes,
Fog horn/hailer: No,
Bell: Yes,
Electrical panels A/C & D/C: With fuses and breakers,
Cruising knot speed: 8,
Fuel capacity US gallons: 600,
Trim tabs: No,
Genset controls: Yes,
Beam in feet: 14,
Draft in feet: 4.5,
Displacement in pounds: 22,000 (approximate)
Anchor windlass controls: Yes,
Opening deck hatches (2) 1 fore & 1 aft,
Sewage capacity: 50 gallons,
Water capacity: 120 gallons,
Rudder indicator: No,
Opening ports w/out screens (4),
Compass - 1 up 1 down = 2 total,
Gps - No
Radar arch: No Radar
The measurement from top of flybridge to bottom of keel is 17.375 feet = 208.5 inches = 5.295 9 meter

This is not a salvaged boat!!!!!!! This is not a cheaply made boat!!!!!!!!! This is a very sound and well designed boat!!!!!

The interior is being redone and updated photos will be posted as they become available. Thank you to all that have asked and are interested in this great boat!

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Item Location:Huntington Beach, California, United States
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