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48' Custom Durbeck North Sea Trawler 1982

$ 299,500

Phoenix is a Custom 48' Durbeck North Sea Trawler listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Tom Thomas. Tom can be reached at 1-401-862-8620 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Trawlers and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

Here’s a classic expedition trawler…well equipped with a 315 hp Cummins diesel (1100 hours), 15KW generator, Heat and air conditioning, dingy davit, and more. Notable on this vessel is the well-appointed salon that makes a great gathering place when at rest.


  • Price: $ 299,500
  • Days on Market: 454
  • Builder: Custom
  • Model: Durbeck North Sea Trawler
  • Location: Wickford, Rhode Island, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 48 ft 0 in
  • Display Length: 48 ft
  • Beam: 15' 8"
  • Category: Trawlers
  • Water Capacity: 380 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 600 gals
  • Engine Details: Cummins 6BTA .9M
  • Engine 1: 2001 1100.00 HRS 315.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

There is a midship cockpit with bimini. On starboard forward is the entry to the forward cabin on the port is a very well equipped galley. On starboard is the head with shower stall. Continue forward to the master stateroom. From the midship cockpit aft and on the port is the entry to the main salon. The headliner and walls/bulkheads are gloss varnished mahogany paneling. The ships electrical panel is on the bulkhead entering the salon. There is a sleeping alcove forward and a built-in settee across the transom. A convertible couch is on the port. There are traditional opening portholes across the transom.

From the cockpit, you enter the engine room on centerline…and on starboard is the staircase to the pilothouse and aft deck. The Pilothouse has dual Stidd chairs, a day berth and a full electronics package. Back in the cockpit, going forward and near the centerline is a stair to the forward deck where you will find the Nautical Structures dingy davit and cradle.

  • Convertible couch-2017
  • Flat screen TV
  • Stereo
  • Built-in convertible berth/ lounge seat
  • Force 10 4 burner stove with oven
  • Oster microwave
  • 2 Norcold upright refrigerators with freezers-AC/DC operation
  • 12 Gallon water heater

The master stateroom is in the forward cabin with a traditional V-berth and filler and storage drawers under. There is a built-in TV with bookshelves on each side. A hanging locker is fit with gloss varnished mahogany doors.

  • Nautical Structures 1000 lb capacity electric davit
  • Dingy cradle
  • 65 lb Danforth anchor mounted on the anchor roller
  • Plow anchor
  • Viking Life Raft
  • Light capacity aft deck davit
  • Dunnage boxes
  • Cockpit bimini and enclosure
  • Stern pole and ensign
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Icom VHF radio
  • SEA 235 SSB radio
  • Northstar 952X GPS
  • Garmin GPS map 220
  • Furuno 48 mile open array radar
  • Furuno color display depth sounder
  • Ship’s clock
  • Barometer
  • Robertson AP35 autopilot
  • Clover closed circuit engine room monitor
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • Anemometer
  • Sea King offshore TV antenna
  • 2 Leather Stidd chairs
  • Personal computer
  • 15 KW Isuzu 4 cyl generator with 1300 hours
  • Solar panel
  • 3 Marine Aire 60K BTU AC units
  • 2 50 amp electrical shore power cables
  • 3 Battery switches
  • 4 Battery charger/Inverters
  • 4 Group 31 house batteries
  • 1 4D Generator battery
  • 1 4D Main Engine battery
  • 2 8D batteries for bow thruster
  • 105 amp Alternator
  • Olympia 1 furnace 
  • Single Cummins 315 hp model 6BTA 5.9M
  • 1100 Hours
  • 4 Blade Prop
  • Spare 4 blade prop
  • 2” SS shaft with spurs
  • Naiad Model 252 stabilizers
  • Wesmar 48 hp bow thruster
  • 3-1500 GPH bilge pumps
  • Naiad stabilizers

This Durbeck is well equipped and ready to go. It was hauled and painted (bottom and topsides) Fall 2017. All the systems have just been serviced and its ready to head out on its next adventure.

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.


Our Custom listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 48' Durbeck North Sea Trawler. She is currently listed with United Yacht Sales broker Tom Thomas who can answer all questions about the boat for you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our team of professional yacht brokers to schedule a showing. There are many yachts listed for sale on the MLS each with a different history. We look forward to helping you complete your search for the perfect boat or yacht for sale.


United is the largest professional yacht brokerage firm in the world with over 150 yacht brokers in our network. By listing your boat or yacht for sale with us, all 150+ brokers on our team will be notified immediately which greatly increases the chances that your boat may sell before it ever even hits the market. With hundreds of used boats and yachts sold each year, there is no better team than United to help with the listing and sale of your vessel.


Buying a boat or yacht can be a daunting experience with so many available boats on the market. Let the team at United take the guesswork out of your boat search by enlisting one of our professional yacht brokers. Not only will we listen to your needs about budget, docking and storage, and how you plan on using your new boat, but we will do the research for you by looking through the MLS, researching the history of every listing, and negotiating on your behalf. From survey to acceptance, the team at United Yacht Sales is with you every step of the way.


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