Review of Marine Trawler 44

Basic specs.

sail specifications
The Marine Trawler 44 is a large motorboat designed by the maritime architect R. Steltzer together with E. Monk also from . The Marine Trawler 44 is built by the Taiwanese yard AMS.

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The hull is made of fibreglass. Generally, a hull made of fibreglass requires only a minimum of maintenance during the sailing season.

The boat is equipped with 6 berths, a galley and toilet facility.


The boat can enter even shallow marinas as the draft is just about 1.40 - 1.50 meter (4.59 - 4.89 ft) dependent on the load. See immersion rate below.


Marine Trawler 44 is typically equipped with dual engines at 176.0 kW (235 hp).

Sailing characteristics

This section covers widely used rules of thumb to describe the sailing characteristics. Please note that even though the calculations are correct, the interpretation of the results might not be valid for extreme boats.

Immersion rate

The immersion rate is defined as the weight required to sink the boat a certain level. The immersion rate for Marine Trawler 44 is about 408 kg/cm, alternatively 2284 lbs/inch.
Meaning: if you load 408 kg cargo on the boat then it will sink 1 cm. Alternatively, if you load 2284 lbs cargo on the boat it will sink 1 inch.

Sailing statistics

This section is statistical comparison with similar boats of the same category. The basis of the following statistical computations is our unique database with more than 26,000 different boat types and 350,000 data points.

L/B (Length Beam Ratio)

What is L/B (Length Beam Ratio)?

The l/b ratio for Marine Trawler 44 is 3.22.

Slim Wide 62% 0 50 100
Compared with other similar motor boats it is more spacy than 62% of all other designs. It seems that the designer has chosen a slightly more spacy hull design.



In Denmark, you are required to have achieved a 'powerboat driving license' in order to sail a powerboat.
In this context a boat is considered a powerboat if:

Equation for Danish definition of a powerboat
Danish definition of a powerboat
According to this definition this boat is not categorized as a Powerboat.
Though, if you install a motor of 199 kW (266 hp), then the boat will become a powerboat, and you will need a Danish 'powerboat driving license'


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