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Available New & Used Helmsmans…

Available New & Used Helmsmans
Of course the Helmsman Trawlers website provides Features / Specifications, Interior / Exterior Photos, Pricing / Options and 360 Virtual Tours of their models to assist with ordering your new Helmsman.

But a newly added feature to the Helmsman Trawlers site now puts you just one click away from viewing their inventory of available new & used Helmsman Trawlers.

Go to helmsmantrawlers.com – look for the Available New & Used Helmsmans button – then go ahead…click!

Helmsman – take the wheel!
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Good News For Helmsman & Hyundai

Good-News-Hyundai-BlogGood news for those who are considering the marvelous new Helmsman Trawlers 31 Sedan but have perhaps wondered about the standard engine selection, which may be unfamiliar, and service center availability.….

One of the compelling features of the 31 Sedan (based upon the popular and capable Camano 31 and substantially modernized) is her engine — a Hyundai Seasall V-6 diesel. For a long time Hyundai marine engines have been trusted in Europe and around the Pacific Rim for advanced engineering, great performance and exceptional reliability. Now the Seasall line is available in the U.S. and is perfectly matched with the Helmsman Trawler 31 Sedan.

Seasall is designed for easy maintenance, a longer life, and built to meet future Tier IV EPA requirements. And important to the appeal of the 31 Sedan is that the Seasall engine offers a demonstrably quieter and smoother ride.

Service for this new engine? Certified dealers for the Hyundai Seasall have been popping up all over the East Coast and West Coast. The newest authorized Northwest dealer and service agent for the Hyundai Seasall line is Cook Engine in Portland, Oregon. Cook Engine joins other Northwest service agents including Coastal Marine Engine of Seattle.

What does this mean for you? A choice of U.S. Hyundai Seasall dealers with solid reputations means professional support is always close at hand. It’s just one more reason to kick-off boating season with the Helmsman Trawler 31 Sedan.

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2017 Seattle Boat Show…South Lake Union…

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Where Waterline Boats has SO MUCH YES!

Waterline Boats will have three of the four Helmsman Trawlers® models on display in the 2017 Seattle Boat Show. Come step aboard the 43 Pilothouse, 38E Pilothouse and the 31 Sedan at our in the water display on South Lake Union.

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Just like other years Waterline Boats will have a display in the tent on South Lake Union providing information on all New Yachts and Trawlers we represent:

Helmsman Trawlers
– 43 Pilothouse
– 38E Pilothouse
– 37 Sedan
– 31 Sedan

Krogen Express Yachts
– Krogen Express 52

Bracewell Yachts
– Bracewell 54
– Bracewell 41
– Bracewell Commander 34
– Bracewell Commander 26

Our shoreside display will also include the entire inventory of brokerage boats.
Waterline Boats Brokerage is Powered by Boatshed – We are Boatshedseattle.com | Boatshedtacoma.com | Boatshedeverett.com

Stop by … view our line up… talk with us about why Waterline Boats / Boatshed is the right choice when deciding where to list your boat for sale.

Seattle Boat Show Runs:
January 27 – February 04 | 2017

South Lake Union Hours
Weekdays: 11am – 5pm
Saturdays: 10am – 5pm
Sunday 1/29 10am – 5pm

More Boat Show Information:
2017 Seattle Boat Show

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Helmsman Trawlers in San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show!

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They say if you’re a boater, this is a once a year event that can’t be missed. This year especially! Because Waterline Boats of Seattle is displaying a Helmsman Trawlers® 38E Pilothouse at the San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show.

The Helmsman Trawlers® 38E is revised from the popular 38 Pilothouse model with several modifications to the deck design.
extended cockpit cover – improved rain drip control – modified forward window line – even better engine noise control

Come and step aboard the Helmsman Trawlers 38E. Once you do you’ll realize what all the buzz is about. This Practically Sized / Prudently Efficient / Built to Last trawler has turned many heads and captured many hearts…so be prepared!

Waterline Boats, located on Lake Union in Seattle is the dealer for Helmsman Trawlers®. Other Helmsman models are the 43 Pilothouse, the 37 Sedan (one or two staterooms) and the 31 Sedan.
For more information on the Helmsman line click> Waterline Boats / Helmsman Trawlers® or Helmsman Trawlers®

Sunny California…Boat Show…Helmsman Trawlers… this is a no brainer! We look forward to seeing you there.

Sunroad Marina Boat Show Dates / Hours
January 26-29, 2017
Thursday 26 Jan & Friday 27 Jan
12pm – 6pm
Saturday 28 Jan & Sunday 29 Jan
10am – 6pm

For more Boat Show information click> San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show

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California Cruising Couple Creatively Conceives Commodious Customizations

38e-torelli-photoJohn and Mary Torelli (and Sailor Blue) are pictured with their new Helmsman Trawlers 38E Pilothouse Trawler.

John and Mary are experienced boaters having owned three Nordhavns prior to their Helmsman and authoring “Life is a Journey Why Not Live It Aboard a Trawler?” (available from Amazon!). John and Mary contributed fundamentally and significantly to many of the design features that distinguish the 38E from its predecessor, and also customized their boat’s interior to meet their desire for a very large, open main salon.

John and Mary are mooring their boat at the Sunroad Marina on Harbor Island in San Diego. They plan to cruise to Santa Catalina Island, Baja Mexico, and eventually complete the Great Loop in their Helmsman 38E.

Welcome to the Helmsman Trawlers family!

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PassageMaker on the Helmsman Trawlers 31 Sedan!

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PassageMaker Magazine sea-trialed the new Helmsman Trawlers 31 Sedan In September. The print article hit newsstands with the January/February 2017 issue, and internet coverage followed in an updated article posted on PassageMaker.com and distributed via Channels — the PassageMaker E-Newsletter!

In addition to reviewing the build quality, the performance characteristics and the many design changes from the predecessor Camano 31, PassageMaker gave extra treatment to the Hyundai SeasAll engine — an exceptional powerplant now available in the U.S. and standard in the Helmsman Trawlers 31 Sedan.

Links to articles:

http://www.passagemaker.com/articles/cruiser-reviews/sea-trial-helmsman-trawlers-31-sedan/
http://www.passagemaker.com/articles/technical/engines/hyundai-marine-seasall-270p/

Want to take a closer look? Helmsman Trawlers 31 Sedan 360 Virtual Tours
http://www.helmsmantrawlers.com/360-virtual-tour-31-sedan/

Want to see this amazing little yacht for yourself?
You’ll find a NEW Helmsman Trawlers 31 Sedan at our Waterline Boats Lake Union sales docks. 206 282 0110

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Helmsman Trawlers Building First 31 Sedan with John Deere Engine

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Waterline Boats received an order for a Helmsman Trawlers from a Canadian customer to build a 31 Sedan that will be the first to use a John Deere engine. 
This customer is an exceptionally knowledgeable boater, with many boats under his current and prior ownership, and prefers to operate at displacement speeds with a lower RPM engine. Consequently we’re installing a 4045TFM85 engine rated at 125 horsepower at 2500 rpm. This will provide reliable and long-lived propulsion with a top speed in the range of 9 knots and a cruising speed of 7 to 8 knots. The 31 Sedan, based upon the well-known and capable Camano 31 hull, is designed to operate well at higher semi-displacement speeds but its hull is very well-suited to displacement operation also. It has a substantial long keel with skeg-hung rudder, a low center of gravity, high freeboard, tough construction, and a slightly rounded transom to enhance tracking in following seas. This will be an interesting power combination and will appeal to others who want a compact, reliable yacht-quality trawler that is NOT a planing boat in disguise.

Talk with us about our range of propulsion options for the 31 Sedan and look for further information as this boat is delivered and tested. 

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Waterline Boats ~broker spotlight | Randy Hacker

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Born in Indiana and raised in Texas, Randy Hacker got his love of boating from his family. Specifically his father, who loved to fish, and who often took Randy with him. While Randy doesn’t consider himself the most avid of fishermen, his memory of being on boats as a child influenced his decision to get into the boating business later in life. Randy bought his first boat, a 14’ runabout, at the age of 17.

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“When you’re at that age the first things you want are a boat and a car. We primarily water-skied and we did a little bit of over night camping, which was a lot of fun. That’s what got me into the brokerage business – the great memories that come from boating with the family.”

Before becoming a broker Randy had a long career in the consumer electronics industry. This career eventually brought him to Seattle. Randy loved Seattle because it was (and still is) a city that embraces and is embraced by boaters. After decades in the corporate world Randy was ready for a change.

“I just wanted to do something that was more fun and that gave me the ability to help people enjoy the boating experience — because this the BEST area to enjoy boating.”

Randy started his brokerage career in Seattle in 1999. He jumped right in, working with a company that builds large boats (65’-82’) and visiting their factory in Taiwan many times. Randy found that he enjoyed the boat business.

In 2011, the Northwest Yacht Brokers Association referred Randy to Scott and Lisa Helker of Waterline Boats. Randy admired their business values, how they treated their customers and employees, and what they were doing with the new Helmsman Trawlers line. He has worked for Waterline Boats ever since.

Currently Randy owns a small sailboat and enjoys whatever time he can spend on his boat.

“That’s probably one of the most therapeutic things you can do. Boats always love and reciprocate your attention. Some people like to fly planes, some people like to fish, some people like to hang around the bar. I like hanging around boats.”

If you’re thinking you could use a little boat therapy talk with Randy. You can contact him at:

mobile – (206) 713-5820
randy@waterlineboats.com
randy@boatshedseattle.com

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Seattle Lake Union Moorage Available

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Waterline Boats has been busy selling boats in its brokerage inventory and currently has fresh water moorage available at its Westlake Ave N docks — for a mutually-agreeable short term, or month-to-month. Up to 70’. Call Scott at 206-282-0110.

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Is your boat for sale?
A special deal on our display moorage may be available with your listing. Check out the benefits of lising with Waterline Boats / Boatshed here: Why List With Us?

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New to the Helmsman Trawlers Family!

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Michael and Cindi Valliere are shown aboard their new 2016 Helmsman Trawlers® 38 Pilothouse. Their boating experience was gained years ago aboard a smaller boat, but they’ve quickly become adept at operating this pilothouse flybridge trawler. When not cruising the magnificent waters of the Pacific Northwest they will moor their new Helmsman — SOUND VENTURE — in Eagle Harbor, Bainbridge Island, WA.

Welcome Aboard Michael and Cindi!

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