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1975 Trapper 28 - 28'

Year 1975
Length 28ft.
Price Pounds £6,200
Type: Pre-owned
Location Troon, United Kingdom
Hull Material Fiberglass/GRP
Engine type Single
Contact Information
Builder: Anstey Yachts Poole
Designer: Cuthbertson & Cassian
Beam: 2.54 m
Max Draft: 1.45 m
Draft Drive Up: Direct Drive
Displacement: 2166 kgs
Engine(s): Yanmar
Engine Model: 1GM
Year: 1975
Engine(s) HP: 8 HP
Fuel: Plastic (30 Liters)
Keel Type: Fin

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name
Duck Down
Builder: Anstey Yachts Poole
Designer: Cuthbertson & Cassian
Keel: Fin
LOA: 8.59 m
Beam: 2.54 m
LWL: 6.71 m
Maximum Draft: 1.45 m
Displacement: 2166 kgs
Total Power: 8 HP
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 1975
Engine Model: 1GM
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 2 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 8 HP
Fuel Tanks: Plastic (30 Liters)
Number of double berths: 1


Forward cabin with V berths with an infill to create a double berth, shelving and opening overhead hatch. Sea toilet fitted between the berths. Door leading through to saloon with bench settees to port and starboard that can be used as single berths and with storage underneath. Internal cushions renewed 2014. Two burner gas stove with grill to starboard, Gas regulator new 2013. Sink, counter and coolbox to port. Central companionway with access to the engine by removing the wooden panels. 
The door between the forward cabin and saloon can be lifted easily off the pin hinges and laid horizontally within the door frame to provide a table.
Sink and plumbing are fitted for cold water supply but the old flexible tank has been removed.A new flexible water tank would now need to be installed.

Engine and machinery

Yanmar 1GM 8hp diesel engine
Last serviced 2014 
Various spares
New shaft and two bladed propeller 2013
Plastic 30lt fuel tank
One 70Ah battery

Sails and rigging

Main sail
Light No. 1
No. 2
No. 3
Storm jib
Two spinnakers, one new and unused
Two Lewmar sheet winches
Lewmar 14 self-tailing coachroof winch
Barton coachroof winch
Mast winch
Spinnaker pole
Main sail cover 2014


Cobra DSC VHF radio 2015
Clipper duet speed and depth 


Tiller steering
Cockpit dodgers 2014
Cockpit cushions
Port and starboard lockers
Gas locker 

Deck gear

Stainless steel pulpit
Stainless steel stanchions with twin guard wires
Bow roller
Sowester 15lb CQR type anchor with chain and warp
Fishermans anchor
Various warps and fenders

Safety equipment

Manual and electric bilge pumps
Horseshoe lifebuoy
Fire blanket
Radar reflector

Maintenance and renewals

During 2014 a number of renewals and improvements were carried out on this boat.

Deck and cockpit
Hawse pipe renewed
Bow fairleads renewed
Stanchions removed, new backing plates seals and fixings, re-bedded
Grabrails, removed, varnished and re-bedded
Coachroof cover, removed, checked and re-bedded
Forward cabin hatch, new hinges and perspex
Windows removed, replaced with new.
Deck and cockpit painted with 2 coats International Prekote and 2 coats International Interdeck
Coachroof painted with 2 coats International Toplac
New Treadmaster fitted to the deck

Rigging and mast
Mast step removed, checked and re-bedded
Chainplates removed, checked and re-bedded
Backstays removed, checked and re-bedded
Traveller, removed, checked and re-bedded
Topping lift replaced 

Deck glands fitted for mast electrics
Mast rewired
Tricolour, anchor light, running and stern lights renewed
Rewired internally
Cabin lights renewed
New instrument panel

Engine and machinery
Engine winterised 2014, last service 2014
Blakes seacocks cone removed, greased, re-fitted 2014
Stern gland greaser tube replaced 2014

Painted with 2 coats International Prekote and 2 coats International Interdeck
Wood panels removed, stripped and re-instated
All seat cushions renewed

Further information

Hull has been professionally sandblasted in 2013 with International epoxy applied.
The boat has been generally upgraded in recent years and is in very fresh and clean condition.
Last antifouled May 2015


Designed in Canada by C&C and built there as the Viking 28, this boat was built by Anstey Yachts of Poole under licence and sold as the Trapper 28, subsequently the boat designation was changed to Trapper 400 with some internal changes.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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