I am 70 and needed a roomy easy to cruise trawler
. We looked at many mono hull trawlers but to find one with enough room we would have to go over 50 ft. You might want to consider a power cat, that is what we did.
We chose Endeavour Catamaran
, as they built over 300 sailing cats before building their power trawler cats. Many Endeavour
sail owners have switched to Endeavour Power Cats as they grew older! There customer loyalty is amazing and the customer support is exceptional!
We have owned two Endeavour Trawler Cats, a 40 and now a new Endeavour 48 "Grampstr's Pride". Endeavour's are made in America in Clearwater Florida
. They also make a 38 and 44. You won't find a better ride and efficient hull design! Since taking delivery
of Grampstr's Pride" we have circled Florida
3 times including the keys, the dry turguas, the Okeechobee locks several times!
Because ot the Endeavour Trawler Cats, two hulls they are much easier to maneuver. They handle great in rough seas. What is really nice is the beam is either 16 or 18 ft depending on model, makes it easy to find slips and docking
facilities. We run our 48 at 7 knots and burn less than 4 gallons an hour. We can run at fast speed of 19 knots! As I understand it from other Endeavour owners of 38 and 44 models they have even better fuel burn, but similar cruise speeds!
As you can tell we love our Endeavour Trawler Cat, my wife calls it our retirement
home on the water!
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