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This company made its mark back in 1977, when an international fuel crisis paved the way for the boating public to embrace a new, single-diesel cruising boat that the average family could afford. That boat was a Mainship and 1,200 hulls were subsequently built. Since that time, Mainship has been known as a leading manufacturer of production trawlers. The company was recently acquired by Marlow-Hunter , and the brand continues to embrace its value position although without sacrificing quality or comfort. Mainship cruisers ride on hulls that offer fuel efficiency at displacement speeds, but they’re designed for planing speeds, too. A popular boat among liveaboards, amenities include full-service galleys and roomy cabins. For safety, there are wide and deep flybridge steps, raised bulwarks, deep cockpits and oversized stainless rails on deck.

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Mainship 39 Trawler

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Boat Description

Mainship is taking the trawler into the next century, blending today’s technology and production techniques with the experience of crafting thousands of trawlers during the eighties. This new breed of trawler covers all bases, allowing you to cruise economically or clip off the miles up on plane.

Boat Details
Beam 14 ft 2 inMax Draft 3 ft 9 in 
Dry Weight 22000 lbHull Material Fiberglass 
Hull Shape Deep VeeEngine Inboard 
Fuel DieselHorsepower (total) 200.00 hp 
Max. Horsepower 480 hpFuel Capacity 300 gal 
Length Overall 39 ft 9 inCabin Headroom 6 ft 6 in 
Holding Tank Size 30 galWater Capacity 130 gal 
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Detailed Specs
Max Bridge Clearance 18 ft 8 inNumber of Engines 1 
Engine Notes Single Diesels to from 200 to 370HP; Twin Diesels at 240HP each also availavleNumber of Berths 6 


Enjoying life on the water is easy with the 39 Trawler?s design. Starting on the flybridge, you have a huge area for entertaining or lounging, a center helm with great visibility, full instrumentation, plenty of room for electronics, seating for six+, drop-leaf table and a radar mast. You reach the deck by a wide molded stairway with full handrail. Your safety is an important concern, with access forward to the anchor protected by a high bulwark, walkaround deck. In the cockpit there is more than ample storage with deep wells and lazarette storage.

Cabin Accommodation

Inside the spacious cabin is a lower helm station complete with full instrumentation. While under way in inclement weather your visibility is excellent with wraparound windows and windshield with wipers and washers. The salon features warm cherry highlighted by designer fabrics, color television with VCR, stereo and opening windows with screens. Deck access is made easy for short-handed cruising with a starboard helm sliding door. There is also a large screened sliding door to the cockpit. For your guests, a second stateroom features twin berths along with a hanging locker, storage and opening hatch and portlight. And finally, the easy cleaning, molded fiberglass head offers a built-in vanity, shower with stall, opening hatch, portlight, mirror and an electric marine toilet. The large master stateroom gives you a center island bed, cedar-lined hanging lockers, opening portlight and hatch, and again more storage.


The 39 Trawler?s galley is equipped for your cruising or entertaining pleasure with range, oven & microwave, a full-size refrigerator, oversize sink, abundant cabinets and Corian countertops.

Engine Mechanical

Below decks the power to travel is provided by standard single diesel power or optional twin diesels. Both include freshwater cooling, engine alarm system, and a standard fire extinguisher system. To make your docking easier, a bow thruster is standard on single engine boats and optional on boats with twin powerplants.