1989 Nelson Trawler (Thompson)

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North Myrtle Beach, SC

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Class Power
Category Trawlers, Motor Yachts, Aft Cabin
Year 1989
Make Nelson
Length 44'
Propulsion Type Twin Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location North Myrtle Beach, SC

As one walks up to her at the dock, you board from either side gate. She has full walk-around decks from her proud bow to the aft sundeck. Her sundeck is covered by a hardtop and up three steps to her bridge which is almost as large. She has two helm seats mounted at the helm and room for seating. Her cabin is entered by doors both port and starboard. Once in her salon, she has her lower helm on starboard forward and a large and comfortable area for seating. Her galley is forward and has a dinette that converts to a berth forward along with loads of storage. Aft of the salon is her master stateroom (for aligned with a suite). She has a walk-in closet on starboard, queen Island Berth with storage down both sides of the area and a head on port with separate stall shower. Her engine room is accessed from a hatch in the sole of the salon and has a built in ladder (stairs). The engine room has 5' 5" of head room and easy access to all her systems.

  • Galley Down
  • Kenmore 60-Series Clothes Washer
  • GE Clothes Dryer
  • Proctor Silex Coffee Maker
  • Avanti Refrigerator (2017)
  • Double Stainless Steel Sink
  • Panasonic Microwave Oven
  • Princess 3-burner Electric Stove with oven
  • 9-Gallon Water Heater
  • Cold & hot, pressure, dockside Fresh Water System
  • Galley Maid Reverse Osmosis Desalinator (water maker - 400 GPD) 03/1998
  • Magma Grill
  • Igloo 128 Qt. Cooler
  • Toastmaster Toaster
  • Jabsco Electric Head
  • Jabsco Macerator Pump
  • Electra Scan Waste Treatment System
Engine Room
  • Cruisair Reverse Cycle Air Conditioner w/SMX II Controls
  • (2) Bilge Pumps
  • (4) Automatic Bilge Pumps
  • Cabin & Bridge Engine Controls
  • Halon Fire Extinguishing System
  • High water alarm
  • Racor Fuel Filters
  • Paravane Stabilizers
  • Hynautic Hydraulic Steering
  • Spare Alternator & water pump
  • Borg-Warner Transmissions (2:1)
  • Shaft Savers
  • Cruise 6.9 knots at 1300 rpm burning 1.8 gallons per hour
  • Generator burns 1 gallon per hour.
Electrical System
  • 220V/50 AMP AC Electrical System
  • 12V DC Electrical System
  • (4) Napa 40 GEL Batteries
  • 27-Series Battery (11/2017)
  • Battery Parallel switch
  • Abso 60-amp Automatic Battery Charger
  • Onan 8-kw Generator with 3117.6 hours
  • Dockside Electrical Cables
  • Heart Freedom 25-kw Inverter/charger
  • Sound Box for Generator
  • (3) Solar Panels
  • Pro-Star 20 Charging Control Panel
  • Navico Power Pilot Auto Pilot with 2ea H8000 Remotes
  • Garmin 128 GPS
  • Garmin 126 GPS (bridge)
  • (2) Ritchie Compasses
  • (2) Standard Horizon 30 Depth Sounders
  • Standard Eclipse+ VHF Radio (bridge)
  • West Marine Handheld VHF Radio
  • Icom M45 VHF Radio (salon)
  • JBL AM/FM/CD (bridge)
  • Pioneer AM/FM/CD (salon)
  • Hisense Television (salon)
  • ProScan Television (master)
  • Buell Air Horn w/compressor
  • (12) Lightning Arestors 
  • (4) Speakers  (bridge)
  • (2) Speakers (salon)
  • Bose Stereo (salon)
  • Magnavox DVD/VCR Combo (master)
  • Stainless Steel 60# CQR Anchor with 100' chain x 400' Rode
  • Guardian G37 Anchor w/30' chain x 300' rode
  • Danforth Anchor
  • Bow Pulpit
  • Navigation Lights
  • Spreader Lights
  • Bimini Top
  • Raw Water Deck Wash Down System
  • Stainless Steel Manual Dinghy Davits
  • Goldline Electric Remote Controlled Search Light
  • Swim Platform
  • Ideal Electric Windlass w/helm remotes
  • Solid Fiberglass below waterline (added fiberglass - bow, stem & chines)
  • Balsa Coring above waterline
  • One Piece cabin & decks
  • Dunnage Box (bridge)
  • (2) Stainless Steel Double Fender Baskets
  • Lewmar #16 2 speed Self Tailing Winch (steadying mast)
  • (2) Helm Seats (bridge)


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.
Speed and Distance
Cruising Speed
Nominal Length
Length Overall
Dry Weight
Engine Make Perkins
Engine Model 6-354
Engine Year 1989
Total Power 270hp
Engine Hours 4108
Engine Type Twin Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
1989 Nelson Trawler (Thompson)

If you have ever dreamed about sailing off into the sunset, here is your boat (not only can she do it, she has already done it). She has been up and done the East Coast, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and even South America (the logs go with her). Her 1st owners cruised her from 1989 til 2003 and her 2nd owners til now. This commercial built lady is ready to take you safely anywhere you desire to go. Her twin Perkins's Diesels sip fuel and she has generator, inverter, solar panels and water maker to take you remote as you want to be.

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