1980 47’ x 14.5’ x 5’8” Monk Design Ferro-Cement Trawler
Designed by Ed Monk Sr.
Hull: Seacrete poured professionally by “Windboats” of Norfolk, England on 8 layers of welded chicken mesh. The hull was brought to Nova Scotia where it was completed.
Superstructure: Steel from deck up. 10 gauge steel with ¼” x 2” frames on 12” centers, insulated with 3” of marine insulation and lined with mahogany ply.
Bulkheads: Reinforced cement w/metal framing
Engine: Caterpillar V-8 diesel, naturally aspirated, model 3160 (210 hp), year 1969
Generator: 12.5KW Kohler c/w Perkins Diesel (Available – not in boat at present time)
110/220V, 52 Amp, Auto –start and 12V output
Cruises comfortably at 8 ½ knots but will run at 12 knots.
Fuel consumption at 8 ½ knots – 4 gph
Fuel capacity: 1200 gal
Navigation equipment: Magellan GPS, Eagle Depth Sounder
Electrical system: to be finished
Steering: Hydraulic Warner dual ram
Winches: Manual windlass
Bilge Pumps: Yes, also piped manifolds from 5 watertight compartments to common location for
Fresh water capacity: 150 gal in stainless tanks
Holding tank capacity: 75 gal
Head: Full size, separate shower.
Forward head converted to laundry room
Accommodations: Double bed forward, twin bed aft. Large swim platform.
Additional features: Full kitchen-style galley. Hardwood floors. Large outside patio on cabin roof.
Many storage compartments, wind generator. Interior needs a lot of finishing work and more wiring and plumbing. Entire hull has been redone inside and out with 2-part epoxies and smoothed with West System filler above waterline.
Located in Southern Ontario, Canada
Price $37,800 CDN