Boat Preview – 44 Defever-zhuxianduowan

We enjoy the privilege of assisting many people with the purchase of their trawler or motor yacht. We are going to begin reviewing a number of makes and designs that we have handled in the past to educate our newest buyers the different boats that are available. All of these boats we preview have been bought by our past customers so we do have detailed knowledge of their design and capabilities. We hope this information will be helpful to new buyers in your search. One of the good .mon trawler styles, the 44 DeFever is ideal for the cruising couple. It has a huge aft deck and bridge area. The sun deck will even carry a 11-foot Whaler or inflatable. The owners stateroom is extensive and located in the stern of the boat. A single guest stateroom is located forward. She usually carries 900 gallons of diesel and 350 gallons of potable water. Range is without doubt 1500 miles or more. The 44 is a dependable LRC with a full solid fiberglass displacement hull. She is no longer in construction. The 44s production stretch was from 1981 to 2004 The 44 DeFever is a straightforward twin-cabin, twin-engine trawler adept at long-distance cruising. The solidly built full displacement hull has a high, flared bow and ample freeboard all around to decks. The superstructure includes a big foredeck, an amidships pilothouse/salon and an open sundeck aft. The flybridge has a full centerline helm station with passenger seating. Full-length hand rails and ample side decks make for protected passage between the fore and aft decks while on the move. The 44 DeFever is a 44,000 lb. boat is usually powered by twin 120-135 hp Lehman diesels, placed amidships. Tankage and generators are placed in a dedicated stand up walk around engine room that includes a workbench. The engine room is one of the most desirable features of the boat. The spacious aft sundeck is covered with a hardtop for sun and rain protection. Inside, the main cabin features a galley-up design. The galley, to port, has a stove top, oven, refrigerator and plenty of storage. Theres an L-shaped dining area. The lower helm is located to starboard and has plenty of room for a full array of electronics. The master stateroom is aft and has an island bunk and a fully equipped head with shower. There is another guest cabin up forward with a V-berth and adjoining head. A used 44 DeFever is always in demand by knowledgeable boaters. These used boats are sought out because of the quality put into them when built. A typical used 44 DeFever may have a number of the typical minor issues found on used yachts. Nothing stands out as a big problem. As of 1/27/2016, there are 12 44 DeFevers on the market ranging from $149-$324 in price. Specifications: LOA: 43 feet, 9 inches BEAM: 14 feet, 9 inches DRAFT: 4 feet, 7 inches WEIGHT: 44,000 pounds HULL TYPE: displacement PROPULSION: twin diesels, 120-135 hp TANKAGE: 900 gallons fuel, 350 gallons water DESIGNER: Arthur DeFever DeFever Background: Arthur DeFever used his early maritime years building .mercial tuna ships for the San Diego fishing fleet. These boats proved extremely reliable and seaworthy. They ventured from port for many weeks at a time. They traveled long distances to Central and South America before returning home safely with their catch. Here he began to assemble the later details of his recreational trawler fleet. Arthurs designs are well-liked for their traditional lines, well-made construction, and long range and sea-keeping ability. Their practical layouts make them ideal for extended cruising. A DeFever yacht never looks outdated. His traditional designs live on. Arthur DeFever, known as a pioneer in recreational trawler design, passed away in 2013. About the Author: – – – – – – – – – – 相关的主题文章: