• 52'
  • 1994
  • Nielson
  • Ft Lauderdale, Florida, United States
  • $449,000


A classically designed, superbly constructed, well thought-out yacht with perhaps the best engine room ever seen a trawler of this size.    Well equipped, lightly used two stateroom yacht, offered in turn-key condition, with large fly bridge, excellent storage and easily deployed paravanes.

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: Nielson
  • Category: Trawler
  • Model: N/A
  • Model Year: 1994
  • YearBuilt: 1994
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: Yes
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 2/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 52' 0" (15.85m)
  • LWL: 40' 0" (12.19m)
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 15' 10" (4.83m)
  • Min Draft: 5' 0" (1.52m)
  • Max Draft: --
  • Clearance: 43' 0" (13.11m)
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 8 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: 8 RPM
  • Cruise Speed Range: 3,500 Miles
  • Max Speed: 11 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 90,000 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 1,300 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 240 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 1,400 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 4
  • Heads: 2
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: 2
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Steel
  • Deck Material: N/A
  • Hull Configuration: Full Displacement
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: Bill Nielsen
  • Hull Color: Dark Green
  • Hull Finish: Awlgrip
  • Exterior Designer: Bill Nielsen
  • Interior Designer: Bill Nielsen
  • Manufacturer: Lehman
  • Model: N/A
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


A classically designed, superbly constructed, well thought-out yacht with perhaps the best engine room ever seen a trawler of this size.    Well equipped, lightly used two stateroom yacht, offered in turn-key condition, with large fly bridge, excellent storage and easily deployed paravanes.


Two private staterooms with ensuite heads.  Access to the yacht is thru port or starboard wheelhouse doors, or from the aft deck into the salon.   The mahogany trimmed salon, is both bright and airy with full glass waist high windows and is open to the lower helm with its extensive windows.   The salon furniture includes a leatherette sofa that converts to a queen bed, a comfortable recliner, two barrel chairs, and 32” flat screen TV .   Adjacent to the lower helm station on port is a curved staircase opening to the galley located to port, with dinette opposite and the staterooms forward.

Master stateroom with center-line queen and ensuite head.   Starboard guest with large upper/lower berth configuration and ensuite head.  One of the two accesses to the truly superb engine room is a water tight door at the foot of the curved staircase.


Wheelhouse:  As one would expect for a vessel of this quality, the lower helm is fully equipped, with excellent 360-degree visibility.  Lower station equipment includes:
•Furuno 72 mile radar
•Garmin GPS
•Azimuth compass

Fly Bridge

With full Bimini top and Isinglass enclosure for the entire helm area.  Helm station is aft with two helm chairs, while forward is a comfortable wrap around bench seat.     Upper station equipment includes:
•Furuno 72 Mile radar with 13’ repeater
•Garmin GPS Plotter
•Lowrance depth sounder
•Simrad autopilot
•Compass and Azimuth 1000 compass
•Lofron windlass control
•Spot light
•Kobalt throttle controls
•Fusion CD player 


Designed by someone who enjoys cooking, with well thought out use of space and storage.
•Stainless GE large capacity refrigerator with bottom freezer
•GE Microwave
•4 burner propane stove with oven
•Exhaust hood
•S/S double sink


3/16 steel hull with extensive stringers and longentional support, finished with 5 coats of International epoxy coating inside and outside.  Closed cell urethane foam sprayed of 2” sprayed on hull interior sides, and 3” on overheads.   Additional aluminum supports structure in area of Paravanes .    Brackets on transom swim platform for storage of Paravanes.  
Hull painted with Awlgrip in 2015.   1 1/4 “ s/s stations and hardware.

Electric/hydraulic hatch on the aft deck for access to lazzarette and engine room.

Hull and Deck Equipment

Extensive equipment listing, including:
•Lofrans hydraulic windlass
•150 lb Danforth with 200’ of ½” chain
•110 lb Bruce anchor with 300’ of 3/8” chain
•Mast with crows nest
•Boom crane with double winches
•16’ Dixie center console w/60 hp Suzuki 4 stroke
•Frigibar refig/freezer deck box on flybridge with cushion
•Large deck boxes one on aft deck and two on the foredeck
•Propane storage box on foredeck with room for 2-3 bottles
•3 fresh water outlets 2 on foredeck, one at anchor, one on trunk cabin, one on aft deck
•Fishing lounge chairs (2)
•Magna s/s grill
•Transom door and swim platform


Without question one of the best thought out and executed engine rooms of a vessel of this size.   Full walkaround of all machinery, with large work bench with tool storage and spare part storage.   The enclosed photos do not adqualily show the use of space or ease of access.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  This vessel has no salt water entering the engine room with the exception of injecting cooling water into the exhaust elbows of the main engines and generators.   The main engines, generators and air conditioning are entirely a closed circulation system, using keel cooling.   Each of the keel coolers holds 110 gallons of fluid.    No salt water equals no corrosion in the engine room….
•Twin Lehman diesels of 135 hp
•16k BTU Marine Air
•12k BTU Aqua Air
•5k BTU Aqua Air
•Hydraulic Kobalt steering
•Kobalt throttle controls
•Fuel manifold transfer pump and cleaning
•Battery boxes with cutoff switches (4)
•Two Racor filters with vacuum gauges for each main engine
•Single Racor filters with vacuum gauges for each generator
•Galley maid water system with pressure tank
•20 gallon s/s hot water heater
•Groco raw water flow monitor
•Bilge pumps (4)


With the engine room not having salt water entering all electrical systems show no corrosion.
•20KW Westerbeke diesel generator
•4.5KW Fisher Panda diesel generator
•3 KW inverter
•150 amp battery charger
•900 amps of house batteries
•Lifeline 6VDC  batteries for 300 amp hrs
•50 amp shore power connection

Broker Remarks

Rarely does one have the opportunity to see such a well-designed, well thought-out and superbly executed vessel in this size range, with tremendous benefit of an enclosed cooling system for the major mechanical components.    Combined with low hours, and first class maintenance from a knowledgeable owner, this vessel is simply a must see if you are considering a quality cruising yacht.