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Deck hatches (3) including the "Doghouse" Done!
Replace Water Holding Tanks In process!
Water Maker
New Air Conditioners 1 of 3 Done!
Full Bridge Enclosure
Hardtop on Upper Helm
Solar Panels on Hardtop
Inverter System with LiFePO4 Batteries
New Diesel Generator
New Hot Water w/ Engine Heat Exchanger tie-in In process!
Windshield (Upper Helm)
New Horn
Lower Helm Windshield wipers
Windlass - Done!
Deck Handrails on top of cabin forward
Upper Helm seating and dinette
Mini Refrig on Upper Helm
Dinghy Davits
Dinghy / Tender Done!
Auto Pilot
Reverse-X Automatic Oil Changer
House Battery Charger Inverter Setup
GPS / Plotter - Done!
Depth Finder - Done!
Radar Dome
New VHF Radio
Flat Screen TV - Done!
Paint Bottom - Done!
Repaired Windows - Done!
Hydraulic Lifter Arms on Deck Hatch

Conceptual Drawings
Maintenance Specs
Marine Trader Sales Brochure
Various Repair Manuals
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Cruising July 2015 Lock One Marina

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Transom View July 2015 Lock One Marina

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July 2015
North thru the Troy Federal Locks

Marine Traders MK II Sedan Europa IslandTime

Launch Day 2013
Miller Yachts ( Home of Marine Trading International) Toms River, NJ

This is what she started as years ago!
Marine Trader MK II Sedan Europa Original Pic

This is what she wants to be when she is finished!
HardTop Possiblility

Full Specifications

Boat Name
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Importer: Marine Trading International, Inc.
Model: Marine Trader MK II Sedan (Europa)
Designer: I was told by the Taiwan fellow formerly in charge of Marine Traders building,who is now located in NJ that the boat was designed by John Defever, although Floyd Ayers was the normal designer during that time frame.

Purchased in 2013 from Miller Yachts (Marine Trading International) in Toms River, NJ. Don Miller (the original importer of Marine Traders) was in the process of restoring the boat when he passed away.

Semi-Displacement Hull
Tonnage: 21 GRT - 16 NRT
Dry Weight: 38,000 lbs
LOA: 44 ft 0 in
Beam: 14 ft 4 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 4 in

Engine Brand: Ford Lehman
Engine(s) Total Power: Twin 120HP
Engine Model: Diesel
Engine Type: Inboard
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Cruising Speed: 8 knots
Maximum Speed: 9 knots
Year Built: 1982
Engine Hours:

Fresh Water Tanks: (250 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (500 Gallons)
Holding Tank: (30 Gallons)


The Marine Trader 44 is spacious and functional. She has a forward master stateroom with a centerline berth. There are ample storage lockers and drawers. The ensuite head has a private entrance for the master as well as the guest stateroom. The guest stateroom has a double berth with additional storage. The head is forward starboard with a companionway entrance. A stand up shower. The galley is down midship port, pantry starboard. Stepping up to the well lit salon we first notice the breakfast bar port side. The salon includes a dinette. A lower helm make heavy weather passage making a pleasure. Walk around decks make line handling a breeze. The bridge is full size with room enough for the friends and family. A well thought out trawler for the serious cruiser.

Galley down, Twin s/s sink, Teak/holly sole, 3 burner Magic Chef stove/oven, GE refrigerater/freezer, Microwave, Drawer/cabinet storage, Pressure hot/cold water



12 volt, 110 volt, Electric panel, Twin power cords, 7.5kw genset( hrs), 4000 watt inverter/charger, 3 battery banks, 12 volt outlet


Bilge pumps, Bilge blower, Hot water heater, Pressure hot/cold water, Aft deck hot/cold shower, Salt water wash down(for anchor)


Bow rail, Teak bow pulpit, 1 anchor w/rode, Transom door, Swim platform w/ladder, Deck hatches, Samsone post