Listed at $84,900

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Available for SalePadraigin40' 1979 Ta Chiao 

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!!

26 North 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


LOA: 40' (13 m)
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Fuel Capacity: 750 gal (2,840 L)
Fresh Water Capacity: 400 gal (1,515 L)
Holding Tank: 50 gal (190 L)
Flag: United States
Location: Florida, Merritt Island, United States
Build Year: 1979
Builder: Ta Chiao
Model: Bluewater Long Range Cruiser Pilot House
Type: Trawlers
Cruising Speed: 6.5 Knots
Max Speed: 9 Knots


Vessel Walkthrough

Main Salon:

  • Large Area within wall Storage
  • L-Shaped Couch, also Pulls out for a Berth
  • Teak Sole
  • Aft Door to Deck
  • 30 Inch Flat Panel Roku TV


  • L-Shaped Settee with New Covers
  • Two Sliding Doors
  • Wet Bar
  • Teak Sole
  • Helm
  • Refrigerator


  • Norcold AC/DC Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Hamilton Beach Microwave
  • Deep Stainless Steel Double Sinks
  • New Suburban 3-Burner Stove with Oven
  • New Water Filters Installed
  • New Lighting AC/DC

Master Stateroom:

  • Queen Berth
  • Hanging Closets and Drawers
  • Teak Sole
  • Head with Vacu Flush and Separate Shower

Guest Stateroom:

  • V-Berth with Filler
  • Hanging Lockers
  • Washer and Separate Dryer
  • Large Opening Overhead Hatch

Head and Shower:

  • Vacu Flush Head, All Pumps Rebuilt
  • Separate Shower
  • New Y Valves, 50 Gallon Holding Tank
  • New 10 Gallon Water Heater


  • Double Bimini Tops
  • Upper Helm
  • Tender Davits
  • Swim Platform
  • Aft Cockpit
  • Portuguese Bridge
  • Twin Walkways to Bridge
  • Bow Pulpit with Ideal Windlass
  • 45 Lb. CQR Anchor
  • Cabin Top 300 Watts OS Solar Power
  • New Bridge Weather Cloth
  • Newer Davits
  • New Painted Decks Forward and Aft

Electronics and Helm:

  • Garmin GPS, Depth, Radar
  • Back-Up Camera with Separate Screen
  • ICom Class B AIS Ma-500-R
  • Simrad Auton Pilot AP 28
  • Hawk Depth Finder
  • ICom VHF


  • Kohler Generator 8.5 Kw with 2,588 Hours
  • 300 Watt Solar Panels with Controller
  • (1) Group 24 Start Battery
  • (3) 8D House Batteries
  • New 50 Amp Service with Blue Seas Meters and Breakers
  • New Wabasto AC/Heat
  • 12 Volt Fans Thru Out
  • (3) New Bilge Pumps, Switches and Controls
  • Washer and Dryer
  • New Heater 750 Watt Stateroom
  • Small Inverter for Computers and TV

Engine Details:

  • 120HP Lehman Diesel
  • Oil Change System
  • Racor Filters

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.


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.

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