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Hunky Dory
40' Marine Trader Trawler 1978

$ 54,000

Hunky Dory is a Marine Trader 40' Trawler listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Marisa Velasco. Marisa can be reached at +52 622 855 9167 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.

Hunky Dory is a fine example of a trawler that has had a proper refit by knowledgeable owners.  From 2012 to 2015, she went through a full refit on all her systems – engine and mechanical, wiring, updated galley, new hull paint, new bottom paint, new canvas….the works!

She boasts fuel economy, comfortable living indoors and out, and a perfect platform for cruising or liveaboard.

Come and live your dream now, without burning up a lot of diesel!


  • Price USD:$ 54,000
  • Price CAD:$ 72,380
  • Price GBP:£ 42,463
  • Price EUR:€ 48,379
  • Builder: Marine Trader
  • Model: Trawler
  • Location: San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 40 ft 0 in
  • Display Length: 40 ft
  • Beam: 14'
  • Category: Trawlers
  • Water Capacity: 300 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 450 gals
  • Engine Details: Ford Lehman 2715
  • Engine 1: 1978 HRS 120.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

Hunky Dory has a two stateroom, two head layout.  Main salon, interior helm and galley amidships. VIP cabin with head forward.  Master cabin with head aft. The teak parquet flooring running throughout the interior of the yacht is in great condition.

Wide walkaround decks. Spacious outdoor living in the flybridge area above, with additional helm and bench seating for 8 people.

Forward of the salon is the VIP cabin with V-Berth in the bow with the guest head to port.

Moving aft from spacious main salon down 3 steps is the master cabin. Portside queen berth, en-suite head to starboard and steps leading to the aft deck.

Large main salon amidships, with interior helm station to starboard.  Galley aft of helm, easy engine access in the middle of the main salon, and generous L-shaped seating around a folding dinette to port.

Entrance to the salon is from either starboard through the helm door or mid-ships on the portside.

Windows and hatches throughout, making the space light and pleasant.

Additional sleeping in convertible dinette/settee for 2 people.

  • Fridge/Freezer: LG standup house-style unit, 110v AC.  Located aft of portside main salon entrance
  • Water Heater: 6 gal
  • Stove: Propane Wedgewood Vision 3-burner with oven
  • 1000 watt Microwave in built-in cubby
  • Pressure H/C water
  • Icemaker
  • Double SS sink
  • Generous storage throughout in cabinets, drawers.
  • Beautiful granite counter tops
  • Two steps down and aft of the main salon is the Master stateroom, aft.
  • Hanging lockers to port. En suite head with separate tub/shower to starboard.
  • Portside queen berth with storage below. Writing desk/vanity next to berth.
  • Hanging lockers and generous storage on both port and starboard sides of stateroom.
  • Aft and to starboard are 4 steps providing access to the aft deck.
  • Ventilation and lighting provided by hatches throughout, including the head.
  • VIP Guest stateroom is forward.
  • Three steps down to vee-berth forward.
  • En suite head and shower to port.  Hanging locker to starboard.
  • Privacy is provided by a sliding pocket door accessible from both main salon and stateroom.
  • Classic butterfly hatch over center of stateroom
  • Easy access to back of helm instruments through the hanging locker. 
  • Main electrical panel is to starboard of steps, within easy reach of main interior helm
  • Access to chain locker and bow thruster are also located in this guest cabin.
  • Generous and very useable decks on either side, forward and aft of main interior living areas.
  • Full forward is a stainless bow rail mounted over anchoring system.
  • Wide side decks allow safe and easy movement around the decks. Non-skid throughout, no teak decks to worry about!
  • Aft is a large lazarette which provides access to rudder and steering systems. Water tanks also easily accessed through this area.  Storage is very generous in this aft lazarette– stern anchor is stored there, but there is still a lot of room for your other toys!
  • Access to the full stern FRP platform is on the starboard side rail aft.
  • Access to the flybridge area is through steps mounted on the cabin top. Flybridge area has back-to-back bench seating for 8, plus room for 2 more fishing/fighting chairs.  Second helm station with instruments protected in a custom box forward of the steering wheel.  Canvas protection from the sun, with reinforced and rebuilt metal frameworks.  BBQ area aft on top deck.  Speakers for your listening pleasure while entertaining or spending time on the upper deck.
  • Extra Isinglass and Sunbrella fabric and zippers to enclose flybridge area
  • Extra Sunbrella fabric for curtains
  • Lots of extra upholstery material
  • Flybridge canvas frame has all new stainless with welds ( no set screws!)
  • Radar mast aft, with spreaders for additional outside lighting.
  • Outrigger mounts on either side of the cabin.
  • All exterior teak varnished and in great condition.

Deck equipment:

  • Anchors: (3) total, Fortress. Anchor #1 with 200’ of chain.  Anchors #2 and 3 stored in aft lazarette, with some chain and rode
  • Hydraulic Windlass
  • Spreader lights: (2)
  • Salt water deck wash down
  • Bow pulpit
  • Deck lights
  • VHF: (2) 1 at each helm station; Standard Horizon DSC Eclipse
  • Depth:  Furuno
  • Radar: Furuno 16 mi
  • Compass: (2) Aquameter
  • Stereo: Sony DSX-100 stereo with antenna

All new wiring!

  • Batteries: (1) engine start and (2) 8D house batteries
  • Digital battery monitor
  • Battery switch
  • Alternator: high output
  • Inverter/charger: Xantrex 2500 watt inverter and smart charger
  • Xantrex Pathmaker quto battery switch
  • Leece Neville Smart Regulator
  • 316 SS hot water heater

Main electrical panel is to port of main interior helm, at steps leading down to the forward VIP cabin.

Rebuilt engine with less than 200 hours!

  • Engine:  Ford Lehman, 1978
  • Model: 2715E- 6 cylinder
  • 190 amp alternator
  • Spare brand new starter
  • New SS Fuel Tanks
  • Electric Fuel Pump
  • Bearings recently calibrated, injectors overhauled, pulled pan bearings, heat exchanger overhauled.
  • New engine mounts – liquid foundations added to motor mount holes
  • Fresh water cooled
  • Hp: 120
  • Cruising speed: 7 knots, NO WAKE!
  • Burn rate: 2 gal/hour
  • Hydraulic bow and stern thrusters
  • Propeller: 3-blade
  • Dripless packing
  • New Strut bearing
  • Fuel filters- 3 stage plus final fuel filters
  • Transmission:  Velvet drive, hydraulic
  • Bilge pumps: (3)
  • New custom fuel delivery and transfer system.  Allows the secondary tank to function as backup filter.
  • New paint in engine room
  • New insulation in engine room
  • 2 electric heads with holding tank and macerator pump

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.


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