$84,900 | Merritt Island FL

General Description

1979 Ta Chiao Bluewater Long Range Cruiser Pilot House

This 40’ Pilothouse Trawler, PADRAIGIN, is clean, the bottom was just completed, ready to cruise, and is well laid out on deck with a large swim step, a large aft Cockpit area with Lazarette storage, a roomy fore deck with a Portuguese-Bridge coaming between the Pilothouse and bow area. The upper aft deck has room for storing Kayaks, Paddleboards, etc. and the roof over the Pilothouse has Solar Panels and Out Side Helm with Twin Bimini’s.

Entering the vessel from the aft deck companionway door takes you into the Salon and Galley. The U-Shaped Galley is to port and has a large counter top, Stove and Oven, Refrigerator, Double Stainless Steel Sink with Hot and Cold Water, a Microwave and lots of storage in drawers and cabinets, the Salon has a large L-Shaped couch. For heat on cold days there is AC/Heat, also a separate electric heater. The Engine Room is accessed from the cabin sole of the Salon. Going down a few steps from the Salon and Galley take you to the living quarters. Immediately to port is a large Queen Berth with storage and hanging lockers and drawers. To port is the head with separate shower stall. Continuing forward is a door to the Forward Cabin with two large hanging lockers and V-Berth and lots of storage.

Going up a few steps from the Salon and Galley takes you into the Pilothouse. The Pilothouse has lots of room and includes a L-Shaped settee aft, two opening doors to the side decks and great visibility for operating. The fuel burn rate is 1 and 3/4 Gallons at 6.5 Knots an Hour. Now That’s Fuel Economy.

"PADRAIGIN" is a loop veteran and is ready for her next adventurers!!!!

Bottom Just Painted 9-2021

Hull Buffed and Waxed 9-2021

Long Range Cruiser with a 2,000 Mile Range!!

Flagler Yachts is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by United Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

General Information

  • Boat Name Padraigin
  • Manufacturer Ta Chiao
  • Model Bluewater Long Range Cruiser Pilot House
  • Model Year 1979


  • Cabins 2
  • Heads 1


  • LOA 40
  • Beam 13
  • Draft 4


  • Fuel Capacity 750|gallon
  • Water Capacity 400|gallon