2007 North Pacific
43' (13.11m) Pilothouse - Trawler Buff
This North Pacific 42 Pilothouse will check all of the boxes on your wish list: good design, well built, well maintained, and easy to handle. Trawler Buff is a veteran of America’s Great Loop and is a great live-aboard or cruiser with a master stateroom, and a separate office.
- Fort Pierce Florida United States
- Fiberglass Hull
$ 324,250 USD
€ 301,082 Euros
$ 437,765 CAD
Trawler Buff is a very well-kept North Pacific 42 Pilothouse trawler. Built in China, and sold mostly on the West Coast and Pacific Northwest, the North Pacific 42 Pilothouse was constructed to provide safe and comfortable long-range cruising. This trawler features a covered cockpit which is the perfect place to relax at the end of a long day of cruising, while at anchor, or docked at your favorite marina. The high, sturdy deck rails provide security while maneuvering around the vessel. The teak interior highlights the quality of materials and craftsmanship of this beautiful vessel.
If you have dreamed of living on a boat, while still working remotely, Trawler Buff is the perfect vessel with her second stateroom being outfitted as an office, which was a layout available when she was originally built.
The current owners are the third owners, who purchased this vessel in 2014, after she completed America’s Great Loop. Trawler Buff is in turn-key condition, ready for her new owners, and is very well maintained and in very nice condition. She is ready for any new cruising adventures that the new owners can dream up! It’s time to put your name on this beautiful trawler.
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LOA: 43' " (13.11 Meters)
Type: Power - Used
Beam: 12' 7"
Bridge Clearance: 16' 6"
Draft Max: 4' 5"
Draft Min: ' "
Queen Berths: 1
Maximum Speed: 12 Knots
Cruise Speed: 8 Knots
Fuel Type: Diesel
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Fuel Tank: 500 Gallons (1892.71 Liters)
Fresh Water: 400 Gallons (1514.16 Liters)
Holding Tank: 50 Gallons (189.27 Liters)
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2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Vessel Walk-Through
The aft covered cockpit of Trawler Buff has a sturdy door that provides access to the salon. The salon is full beam, with two recliners to starboard, across from the dinette to port. The U-shaped galley is also to port forward.
Steps leading up to the pilothouse are to starboard. The pilothouse features a single Captain’s chair as well as a bench seat for guests. There are pilothouse doors on each side. The wide sidewalks lead forward to the foredeck, or aft to molded steps which lead to the roomy flybridge. The flybridge is also accessible via a ladder from the cockpit.
The steps down to the companionway are forward in the salon. The head with a separate stall shower is to starboard, across from the second stateroom to port. This stateroom is outfitted as an office. The master stateroom is forward.
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Cockpit and Swim Platform
The cockpit of Trawler Buff has a full integrated fiberglass roof, with 6’ 6” of headroom. The entire deck is fiberglass non-skid, and has a hatch into the lazarette. A centerline transom door opens into the cockpit from the swim platform. A second door opens into the cockpit to starboard for boarding from a dockside starboard side tie.
The cockpit features: a full screen enclosure with roll-up panels, a hot/cold freshwater shower, four stainless steel closed chocks with bullhorn cleats, two Fusion speakers, a ceiling light, an electrical outlet, a boat hook on a mounting clip, a throw ring, a Tracy step with storage, and a mounted covered Magma grill. A teak flagpole with a solar light mounts aft on the gunnel. There are two protected diesel fuel tank fills in the cockpit.
The cockpit is large enough for a table and chairs for outside dining. A stainless steel ladder with seven natural teak steps leads to the flybridge, to port.
The fiberglass non-skid swim platform has an integrated swim ladder and two hand holds. There are two davit clips mounted on the swim platform. The lines and fenders are all color coordinated to the vessel.
The cabinet to starboard on the swim platform houses one of the two dockside electrical connections. The cabinet to port is storage and has a propane tank for the Magma grill.
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Lazarette
The lazarette is accessible from the hatch in the cockpit floor and has plenty of room for storage.
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Hull and Construction
The semi-displacement hull of the North Pacific 42 Pilothouse makes the vessel a durable, efficient cruiser. The boat is off-white, with blue accents. All of the portlights have heavy duty stainless steel frames.
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Deck and Foredeck
The rails on Trawler Buff are heavy duty stainless steel. There are gates in the rails on both sides, at the pilothouse doors, which provide additional boarding options.
The foredeck on Trawler Buff features: A non-skid surface and a fiberglass bow pulpit. The anchor locker is accessible from two hatches on the bow. There is a saltwater wash-down connection to starboard. A double burgee pole is mounted at the center of the pulpit.
A hatch leading into the master stateroom is on the foredeck. The three front and two side pilothouse windows on Trawler Buff have separate blue snap-on screens. Two storage cabinets are located in the brow, beneath the pilothouse windows.
The pilothouse house doors and master stateroom portlights all have plastic rain guards mounted over them. Boat hooks are mounted on clips at both pilothouse doors.
The ground tackle includes: a 12v Lofrans windlass with foot controls, an Ultra 60# stainless steel anchor, and 150’ of chain. There are also windlass controls at both helm stations.
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Flybridge and Flybridge Deck Aft
The flybridge and flybridge deck aft on Trawler Buff are reached by a stainless steel ladder, with seven natural teak steps, from the cockpit or from the molded steps on either side aft of the pilothouse doors. There is a hatch at the top of the ladder which opens onto the non-skid deck. The aft deck features: a Steelhead Marine WD600 crane to starboard, chocks holding the Portland Pudgy tender, and a rail mounted Lifesling2 Overboard Recovery System. The aft scuppers have stainless steel drains to deflect water from the cockpit below.
The flybridge forward has a medium blue Weather Max 80 bimini top (New 2023). The deck is fiberglass non-skid. The bimini top folds down and the radar arch is hinged, which allows Trawler Buff to fit under bridges on America’s Great Loop.
The double white vinyl Captain’s seat, which is one step up from the main deck, can seat both the Captain and Navigator then flip it to the aft for visiting when not underway. It features an adjustable foot rest, and has a medium blue canvas cover for protection. The helm is protected by a Plexiglas windscreen, which was replaced by the current owners. A single trumpet horn is mounted in front of the windscreen. A medium blue canvas helm cover protects the helm station.
The flybridge has ample bench seating for guests, aft of the helm station. They feature vinyl cushions with bolster backs that were recently replace by current owner. Each bench seat has three storage compartments. There is also a storage cabinet to starboard, forward of the bench seat.
The flybridge on Trawler Buff also features: a stainless steel ship’s wheel, two Bose speakers, two overhead lights in the radar arch, a fire extinguisher, and an electrical outlet.
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Accommodations
The salon on Trawler Buff is entered from the cockpit through a single door, with a frosted mermaid decal on the window. A Phantom roll-away screen door allows for fresh-air ventilation.
The teak and holly sole is in excellent condition, and is protected by area rugs. Access to the engine room is available through five panels in the sole, as well as through the companionway steps.
There are three opening windows on each side of the salon/dinette/galley that are equipped with screens, which have all been replaced by the current owner. The aft windows which look out to the cockpit on both sides are fixed. All of the windows have lined curtains, with tie-backs that are positioned so that the curtains are out of the way when the windows are open. The current owners also had the windows tinted.
There is 6’ 6” of headroom, and the headliners were replaced by the current owners, with easy to clean vinyl. All of the lighting on Trawler Buff has been replaced with LED lights. There are five lights in the ceiling of the seating area and dinette.
The seating area is to starboard on Trawler Buff. It features two recliners and a small table, forward of a three shelf bookcase with removable bars. There is a fire extinguisher on the bottom shelf. Forward of the seating area is a large storage cabinet with double louvered doors and two shelves, under a large drawer. There is 86” of space between the bookcase and the cabinet.
The seating area also features: a reading light, a Dual speaker, a fire extinguisher, two 110v electrical outlets, the Fusion stereo with remote, and the Vimar reverse cycle AC/heat control which controls the entire salon/dinette/and galley area.
A Sceptre 32” TV is mounted over the companionway stairs.
The dinette on Trawler Buff is to port, across from the salon seating area. Both dinette bench seats have two storage drawers. The trifold, high-low, double pedestal table can be used as an additional berth utilizing the seat back cushions.
The dinette area also features: a 110v electrical outlet under the aft bench seat, a reading light, a Dual speaker, and an enlarged AC vent. A fire extinguisher is mounted on the wall between the dinette and the galley.
The galley on Trawler Buff is to port, forward of the dinette, and has a U-shape design. It is on the same level as the salon, which keeps the cook-on-duty from being segregated from guests. The galley features a stainless steel bowl sink with a single lever, high-arc faucet; a wood cutting board fits over the sink opening. There is good counter space, with a “marbleized” painted countertop.
The galley appliances on Trawler Buff include: a Princess Gourmet three burner ceramic electric cooktop, a Haier refrigerator/freezer, a Dometic convection/microwave oven, and a Breville toaster oven on the counter across from the galley.
Trawler Buff has great galley storage, which includes: two louvered double door ceiling cabinets over the counter, four stacked drawers, a large louvered door three shelf cabinet under the counter which has additional access from a panel behind the dinette back cushion, and a double louvered door two shelf cabinet under the sink. Forward in the galley there is a high double louvered door cabinet over the microwave oven and two double louvered door cabinets over the refrigerator. Under the cooktop, there is a louvered door cabinet with two slide-out shelves, a pot drawer, and a tall narrow cabinet.
The galley also features: an exhaust fan, five LED ceiling lights, two 110v GFI electrical outlets, two mounted spice racks over the cooktop, and an in-counter trash bin with a lid.
The companionway on Trawler Buff is down three steps from the galley with a hand hold; the bottom step has storage. The steps can be lifted to provide additional access to the engine room. There are two LED ceiling lights in the companionway, as well as three access panels in the teak and holly sole. The companionway headroom is 6’ 3 ½”. A First Alert smoke/CO detector/alarm is mounted in the companionway way, as well as a teak hand hold.
The master stateroom is forward through a two-panel door with a louvered bottom, one step up from the companionway. It features a custom centerline sculpted queen berth with three teak steps on either side. The bulkhead walls are painted above and beautiful teak below, with an open teak shelf on both sides of the berth. There is an astounding 7’ 3” of headroom, which gives the master stateroom an open feeling. The teak and holly sole continues into the master stateroom on Trawler Buff, which has an access panel to the forward bilge.
Natural light is provided by four screened and curtained portlights, and a teak screened hatch over the berth. There are two LED ceiling lights, as well as a reading light to port.
The master stateroom storage includes: a lighted hanging locker with a louvered door to starboard, a lighted two shelf cabinet with a louvered door to port, and four drawers under the berth. There are two storage compartments under the berth mattress; one is shallow and perfect for linens and one is deep for long-term storage.
The master stateroom has a Toshiba 19” TV to starboard. There are four 110v electrical outlets, a Vimar reverse cycle AC/heat control, a fire extinguisher, two Fusion speakers, a fan mounted over the berth to port, and a cable TV hook-up.
Trawler Buff features an office, in lieu of a second stateroom, which was an option when the vessel was built. The office is to port through a two-panel door with a louvered bottom. The teak and holly sole is protected by a round area rug.
There is a large upper shelf forward, with a free-standing teak storage box, and an 110v electrical outlet. An upper louvered door cabinet houses the AC/heat unit. A lower louvered door cabinet houses the Splendide Comb-O-Matic 6200 washer/dryer. Some wear shows on the front of the unit.
There is also a large lighted louvered door hanging locker for additional storage. A small louvered door cabinet below provides access to the washer/dryer hoses and is a convenient place to store laundry supplies.
Two screened and curtained opening portlights are over a large teak counter on the outer bulkhead. Teak rod holders are mounted on the ceiling. A bookcase with removable bar is over the counter. There are two drawers as well as a double louvered door two shelf cabinet under the counter.
The desk area, with a teak bench, and large drawer, is aft. A deep storage cabinet is over the desk area. There are four stacked drawers next to the desk area, as well as an 110v electrical outlet. A mirrored door houses a small storage cabinet and the Glomex TV antenna control.
Headroom is 6’ 4”, and there are two LED lights in the ceiling.
The head on Trawler Buff is to starboard through a two-panel door with a louvered bottom, which is lined on the inside to protect the teak from moisture. It features a Dometic Vacuflush head, and a fiberglass non-skid sole, one step up from the companionway, and a separate stall shower.
The walls around the vanity are “glass tiles” with faux rope trim. The vanity has a stainless steel bowl sink with a brushed nickel single lever faucet. There is a “marbleized” painted countertop. A screened portlight with frosted diamond pattern glass is over the vanity between two small teak doored cabinets. Storage is also available in the three shelf cabinet beside the vanity, and in the two shelf louvered door cabinet under the vanity. There is 6’ 2” of headroom in the vanity area.
The separate stall shower is one step down and has 6’ 2 ½” of headroom, through a Sinpolo bi-fold tempered glass door which is frosted for privacy. The shower features: a non-skid sole, a screened portlight, a seat, a shower fan, an LED ceiling light, and a removable shower head with a single lever faucet.
There are also two towel bars, a Tankwatch 4 tank monitoring system, a GFI 110v electrical outlet, a clever nautical toilet paper roll holder and matching hand towel holder.
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Pilothouse
Access to the pilothouse on Trawler Buff is via the stairs from the salon to starboard. All three steps provide additional storage. The teak and holly sole is protected by area rugs.
The pilothouse has doors on each side, which are equipped with Phantom roll-away screen doors that allow for fresh-air ventilation. A fixed aft window looks out to the flybridge. The windows and doors are all curtained for privacy. There are panels which Velcro on from the inside of the front and side helm windows for additional privacy. The headroom in the pilothouse of Trawler Buff is 6’ 7”. There are four LED ceiling lights.
The adjustable Captain’s chair is at center, behind a beautiful teak ship’s wheel. The helm station to starboard features: a storage drawer, a storage cabinet with a louvered door, the 120v electrical panel with a new smoked Plexiglas door, a fan, an 110v electrical outlet, and a teak counter with a map light.
The helm station to starboard features: the 12v electrical panel with a new smoked Plexiglas door, a fan, an 110v electrical outlet, a Tank Tender gauge for two fuel tanks and the freshwater tank, controls for the Westerbeke generator, a fire extinguisher, and a teak counter with a map light.
A neutral vinyl bench seat with a folding teak foot board is aft in the pilothouse and makes for a perfect night crossing berth. The bulkhead behind the bench seat features: three Weems & Plath time/tide/weather clocks, a reading light, the ship’s bell, two Dual speakers, a First Alert smoke/CO detector/alarm, and a Vimar reverse cycle AC/heat control. A book shelf opens to access the upper helm station wiring. A double louvered door cabinet under the bench seat houses the third AC/heat unit, which the current owners added, and storage.
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Engine and Mechanical
· (1) Cummins QSB 380hp engine, with 2785 hours
· Morse throttle controls at both helm stations
· Bottom painted 11/2022; diver cleans the bottom regularly
· Vetus bow and stern thrusters with controls at both helm stations
· Windlass controls at both helm stations
· New after cooler (2018)
· New exhaust elbow (2018)
· New Walker AIRSEP (2018)
· When all five panels in the salon are removed there is full access to the engine room; the center panel is hinged with gas shocks and a ladder into the engine room
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Electrical
· Westerbeke 12.6kw Generator with 878 hours
· AGM batteries (2017)
· Balmar amps monitor
· Xantrex battery monitor
· Xantrex 3012 Invertor/Charger with Xanbus System control panel (Lower helm)
· Separate Xantrex inverter dedicated to the refrigerator/freezer
· All LED lighting
· Blue Sea Systems 12v DC distribution switch panels above lower helm
· Vessel is solar ready, with OutBack Power Systems monitor, but there are no solar panels
· Three new reverse cycle AC/heat units with Vimar controls; the owners added the third unit in the pilothouse when replacing the two other units in 6/2021.
· Red courtesy lights throughout the vessel at steps
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Electronics
Lower Helm Station:
· Standard Horizon Matrix GX2000 VHF
· Raymarine Depth Sounder
· Garmin GPSmap 7612 XSV Chart plotter
· Garmin Autopilot with remote
· Richie Compass
· Icom IC-M25 Handheld VHF
Upper Helm Station
· Standard Horizon Matrix GX2000 VHF
· Raymarine Depth Sounder
· Garmin GPSmap 7612 XSV Chart plotter
· Garmin Autopilot with remote
· Richie Compass
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Audio/Visual
· Fusion stereo system with the main control in the salon, and a control in the pilothouse and on the flybridge
· Sceptre 32” TV in salon with built in DVD player
· Toshiba 19” TV in master stateroom
· Glomex TV antenna gain control in the office
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Safety
· Lifesling2 Overboard Rescue System
· First Alert Smoke/CO detectors which “talk” to each other and tell you where the problem is; one in pilothouse, one in companionway and one in lower passageway. (2022)
· Electric motor on tender, so there is no gasoline on the vessel
· Lines and fenders which are color coordinated to the vessel
· Two white ball fenders
· Fire extinguishers
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Additional Unit
· Portland Pudgy (7’ 8”) Tender
· Torqeedo 1003L 3hp Electric Motor
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Exclusions
The personal belongings of the sellers are excluded.
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Mechanical Disclaimer
Engine and generator 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.
2007 North Pacific 42 Pilothouse - Trawler Buff - Disclaimer
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.
- Engine Make: Cummins
- Engine Model: QSB
- Engine Year: 2007
- Engine Type: Inboard
- Drive Type: Direct
- Power HP: 380.00
- Fuel Type: Diesel
- Hours: 2785.00
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