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1990 Trader 54 Boat Boat for Sale

Boat Details
Boat type Power Boat
Make Trader
Model Trader 54
Year 1990
Fuel type Diesel
Hull material Fibreglass
  • TAX Paid

1990 Trader 54 Boat For Sale


A superb example of this Trader 54 Sunliner. – PX considered
The perfect liveaboard. She has been maintained consistently to a very high standard and is fitted out with two very spacious cabins fore and aft plus 2 mid ship cabins. The Trader name has always been synonymous with quality build and spacious living, Fine or wet weather dining options are available, as the aft deck can be completely enclosed from the elements if needed. Bow thruster, heating, radar and more. If you are looking for a substantial motor cruiser, you need look no further.


Semi-displacement motor yacht built by Kha Shing for Tarquin Boat Company Ltd.
Anti-fouled- October 2018
New Anodes- October 2018

LOA 16.5m
BEAM 4.7m
DRAFT 1.3m
DISPLACEMENT: 24t approx


White GRP hull (professionally epoxied 2010) with blue style stripes and stainless steel rubbing bands.
White grp coach-roof with moulded non-slip surfaces to accommodation roof, flybridge and sundeck.
Dual helm positions.
Teak laid forward, side and aft decks.
Teak and stainless steel bathing platform with access ladder and gate from aft deck.
Generous safety rails round entire decks.
Stainless steel mooring bollards and fair leads.
10 x Opening ports in hull.
Deck hatches.
Large opening windows.
Bowsprit with anchor stowage.
Twin rudders with position indicators.
Bathing platform.


Luxuriously appointed teak interior offers eight berths in four sleeping cabins with three heads compartments.

FORWARD GUEST CABIN: Fitted with a V berth offering two good single berths, shelving and storage areas. Ensuite heads compartment with marine toilet, wash basin and shower. Walkway leads aft to other guest cabins. New foredck hatch- 2009.

ADDITIONAL GUEST CABINS: To port is the first guest cabin with two single berths, mirror and stowage areas, opposite to starboard is an additional guest/crew/children’s cabin with bunk beds (the top bunk hinges down) with a small en-suite heads compartment. Steps up to saloon.

SALOON: A double helm helm position is located to starboard with drinks cabinet under seat and sliding door to side deck, full engine and navigation equipment. To port there is a vast chart locker forward of a settee and armchairs around a saloon table with height adjustment. On the starboard side of the saloon there is a built in “sideboard”, fridge/ice maker and stowage. Semi circular staircase to door leading to aft deck and steps down to galley and owners cabin with access to engine room beneath the aft walkway.

GALLEY: Large U-shaped galley to starboard equipped with a with a ceramic hob, large electric oven and extractor fan, microwave oven, brushed stainless steel full height domestic fridge/freezer- new August 2016. There is excellent preparation space on the Corian worktops and vast stowage at eye height, under worktops and beneath the sole.

OWNERS CABIN: Full width owners suite with a central king size double berth, dressing table and fitted wardrobes. Generous ensuite wet room heads compartment to port with with self draining floor, electric marine toilet, bath/shower and wash basin.

GENERAL EQUIPMENT: The interior is fitted out in varnished teak and teak faced ply with teak and holly soles and fitted carpets in the saloon to a very high standard. Reverse cycle (cold and hot) air conditioning throughout (aft cabin not working other require re-gassing) combined with an Eberspacher D8 diesel fired central heating system to ensure comfort aboard. Good ventilation is provided by numerous opening portlights, deck hatches and sliding windows throughout.


Twin Caterpillar 8-cylinder 3208TA- 425hp marine diesel engines.
Located under saloon sole with access door from aft corridor.
Fresh water cooled.
Reduction gearboxes to shaft drives with two sets of P brackets to each shaft and bronze fixed 3-bladed propellers.
The engines have logged approximately 2300 hours (approx) from new.
Cruising speed of around 12/14 knots with a maximum speed around 20 knots depending on loading.
Stainless steel fuel tanks outboard of engines.
Bow thruster with 6-bladed propeller.
Trim tabs.
Serviced by owner- April 2018
Extensive servicing records.

12Kw ONAN GENERATOR. Serviced in 2018

3 x 12v 200ah Batteries (2016 / 2018) (in two banks charged via engine alternators and shorepower).
Dedicated bowthruster batteries and generator start battery.
Shore-power system with ring-mains, battery charger and immersion coil.
Full cabin lighting.


Navigation Equipment:

2 x Ritchie compasses
Cobra DSC VHF radios at both helm positions.
Raymarine A series combined GPS chart plotter and HD Raymarine radar.
2 x Incastec Supermaxi echo sounders and speed/log
Cetrek 727 autopilot- (requires new head).
Navigation lights.

Deck Equipment:

CQR anchor with new 50m calibrated chain.
Electric anchor windlass with rope gypsy, foot and remote controls- overhauled.
Outboard motor stowage bracket.
Window covers in blue acrylic- 2014.
Window covers in mesh.
Aft deck dodgers in white.
Aft deck hard top with enclosure in blue acrylic with large windows- new
Aft deck chairs and table.
Stainless steel Whittall hydraulic dinghy davits.
Fly-bridge cushions
Full fly-bridge cover- 2018
3 x Windscreen wipers
Gates to safety rails port and starboard
Fore-deck fender baskets
Swim ladder
Screen and window covers
Ample warps and fenders

Safety Equipment
Various hand operated fire extinguishers- date unknown
Engine room automatic fire extinguisher- date unknown
Four man life-raft (needs servicing)
2 x Electric bilge pumps
1 x Manual bilge pump

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