Trader 535 Signature

250,000 Tax Paid | Gibraltar Gibraltar


  • Make Trader
  • Model 535 Signature
  • Year 2002
  • LOA 56ft/17m
  • Class Semi-Displacement
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Drive Shaft Drives
  • Layout Flybridge
  • Berths 6
  • Cabins 3
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 42117
  • Name Lady Ellamina


Trader 535 Signature from 2002. UK VAT PAID Equipped with twin Caterpillar 3196 with 660hp diesel engines. Current owner has owned the boat since 2017 and spent (with receipts) £140,000 and this is reflected when you see the boat in person. Super spacious and very comfortable 6 berths in 3 cabins. 2x heads with electric wc's, ensuite . Bow thruster. Heating / air conditioning system. 12kw generator. Radar, GPS chart plotters, autopilot. Electric windlass. Hydraulic Passarella. Galley with 4 ring halogen hob and oven, washer dryer, microwave, 2x fridges, freezer. Viewings highly encouraged. Please contact Roger Bailey at Ancasta Sotogrande in southern Spain on +34 693 555 696 (WATTSAPP) or email at [email protected]


TRADER 535 SIGNATURE built in 2002
Semi displacement motor cruiser designed and built by Kha Shing Enterprises Co. Ltd., Taiwan

White GRP hull and superstructure
Blue hull band
Teak laid side decks, aft deck, fore-deck, bathing platform and flybridge.

LOA 16.61m (54' 6")
LWL 14.50m (47' 6")
BEAM 4.57m (15')
DRAFT 1.50m (5' 1")
BRIDGE CLEARANCE 5.1m (16' 8")

Fuel 2 x 1135 Ltrs / 252 Gallons (TOTAL 2,270 Ltrs / 504 Gallons)
Fresh water: 909 Lyrs / 220 Gallons
Holding: 100 Ltrs / 22 Gallons

Part 1 British Registered
3 owners from new.



The interior joinery is principally of high quality handcrafted teak with raised mouldings. All doors and frames are solid teak. The joinery is finished in gloss varnish to create a light and airy interior with excellent ambience under both natural and artificial lighting.
All door handles and drawers are brass finished.
The heads compartments are white laminate trimmed with teak to enable easy cleaning. Shower doors are solid teak with textured glass panels.
The heads sink-surrounds and galley work surfaces are beige patterned corian. All other surfaces are teak.
The curtains throughout the yacht are finished in cream alcantara.
All floors are finished with teak and holly.
The headlining's throughout the yacht are white padded vinyl.
Headroom is 6'4"+ in all cabins.

Reverse cycle air conditioning and heating throughout the boat.

Description of Internal Layout from Forward:-

Guest Cabin:
The forward guest cabin at the bow is accessed via a door from the central corridor and provides excellent accommodation for your guests. It comprises a large king size double centreline berth with comfortable seating on either side. The finish is superb and there is plenty of storage space, air conditioning controls and an ensuite bathroom add to the high level of comfort.

Features include-
Brass reading lights
Overhead spotlights
240v mains points on either side of berth
Storage drawers under berth
Top opening storage lockers lie in the main shelving area around the berth (2 on either side and one at head of bed
Portlights on either side of berth with cream alcantara curtains
1x deadhead hatch over berth (provides excellent light and can also double as an escape hatch, this also provides excellent ventilation if not using the air conditioning system.
Large hanging locker to starboard (with automatic light) and two small storage drawers are located underneath.
Further hanging locker (with automatic light) on the port side
Blue finished seating on either side of berth with storage underneath
Teak and holly floor which runs throughout the yacht.
Marine air conditioning controls and outlet duct
Full length changing mirror
Access can also be gained to the anchor-chain locker forward of the berth.
Access to bowthruster system under berth.

Forward Heads:
The ensuite forward heads lies aft and to starboard of the VIP guest cabin, there is also access as a day heads or for those in the 5th and 6th berth from the central lower corridor. The bathroom is well finished (in white laminate), spacious with a host of amenities and makes living aboard extremely comfortable.

Features include-
Marble surface around porcelain sink
Hot/cold mixer tap
Stainless steel towel rail
Teak and holly flooring
1x portlight and cream curtain
2x overhead spotlights
1x mirrored cupboard with two built in shelves
1x towel hook
1x cupboard over sink
Toilet roll holder
Under sink storage cupboard (with clearly labelled bilge and discharge pumps)
Separate shower area (aft)
Patterned shower door
Teak floor grating and shower drain
1x portlight and curtain
Marble beige shower seat
Home Life hot/ cold shower controls

Twin Guest Cabin:
The twin guest cabin lies aft and to port of the forward cabin and consists of two large single berths which lie athwartships either side of a smart dressing table area. With such large berths and a good separation between them, the comfort of this cabin for two people is optimised.

Features include-
Central dressing table area with 3 central drawers and a hanging locker (with automatic light) behind a mid length mirror.
Brass reading lights
Drawers under the forward of the two berths and air conditioning controls and outlet
Drawers under aft berth
Both berths have 2x double opening storage cupboards above which are finished in a smart teak
2x portlights
Overhead skylight (built into navigators table) to provide good lighting, this can also be shut out with a solid wood blind.
Overhead spotlights

Lower Helm Station:
The lower helm station lies forward of the main saloon area and is accessed from the central lower corridor via 4 steps. To the starboard side of companionway is the main helm station with full engine & throttle controls, engine gauges and navigation instruments. The helm seat is designed to seat two people and is finished with the same material as the rest of the saloon upholstery of cream leather, a footrest also adds to the comfort when at the helm for extended periods. A sliding side access door is located to starboard of the helm area and a teak and holly step (with storage underneath) leads the way out and out onto the side deck.

The saloon is very much the focal point of the yacht and it provides a generous amount of space in which to relax in comfort.

The saloon has a 3 seater sofa on the port side and there are two additional club style chairs one on either side.
Starboard side is a storage for a flat screen TV connected to a SIMRAD satellite TV System. Teak coffee table with full size teak dinning table which can be stored when not in use. The interior upholstery in perfect condition in beautiful cream leather with matching curtains.

Behind the helm and navigation area on the starboard side lies a large teak storage cupboard. Moving further aft in the cupboard behind is a fridge freezer, a further drawer is located above. A further top-storage cupboard is located aft by the stairwell. All the cupboards combine to create smart shelving areas above and it extends along much of the starboard side of the saloon. A smartly finished curved stairwell with solid teak banisters leads up and out of the saloon onto the aft deck by means of four steps.

Features include-
Overhead spotlights
2 x full length grab rails fitted into smart cream headlining
Teak and holly flooring
2 x matching footstools

Engine room:
Located beneath the saloon and accessed from forward lower corridor and galley via removable panels and hinged steps or via saloon sole through removable floor-panels. The engine room benefits from extensive insulation to protect guests from heat & noise. Between the engines is an aluminium chequer plate walkway with batteries mounted below. Water heater and battery chargers are located at the forward end. Automatic fire extinguisher is installed.

Four steps down from the saloon moving aft lies the galley area, it consists of a curved worktop/ sink and hob area opposite a further utility area and worktop. The galley is airy and open and fitted with a plethora of modern appliances which are entirely suited to the task. Functional and practical yet very neatly finished there is no necessity to go and eat elsewhere when you have such fine facilities on-board.

General equipment- (Starboard from forward)
3x double opening cupboards (all with mid shelf) for crockery/ pots /pans and glasses.
Corian worktop
Twin stainless steel sinks with stainless mixer tap and spray hose
Under sink double access storage cupboard
1x large dual opening storage cupboard aft with internal shelf
Wema water fill indicator
Light switches
Mains points
Long central head-high shelf
Portlights with curtains
Overhead spotlights
Fire blanket
Fire extingusiher

Domestic appliances-
Smeg combi Microwave oven
Smeg 4 burner halogen hob with extractor fan and spotlight above
Full size Smeg Fan oven with cooking utilities drawer underneath
Hotpoint Washer and dryer combined.

Opposite Galley
Integrated bin cupboard pulls out above steps
Sliding storage drawer adjacent to stairs
Corian work surface
2x mains points with table lamp
2x spotlights over surface
2x dual opening cupboards with shelves

Domestic appliances-
Large domestic 24v / 12v fridge and separate freezer in cupboard

Master Suite:
The aft cabin very much deserves its status as the premier cabin in the yacht with a vast amount of space around either side of a king size centreline double berth. There is a superb amount of storage space and a very convenient desk/ dressing table carved into the joinery on the starboard side of the room which lies adjacent to a private ensuite bathroom.
Moving aft from starboard there is a large hanging locker. The dressing table is fitted with three storage drawers and two mains points, the top of the table can be flipped open to reveal a hidden mirror, there is also a large storage cupboard with a drawer. Between the desk and the berth lies a comfortable seat finished with a smart blue seat besides a bedside table. Underneath is three storage drawers and above at head height is a double opening storage locker.
Above the berth lies two reading lights, there is also a bookshelf and large storage shelf. To port there are three storage drawers under a side-table cupboard. There is also an extra large hanging locker (with automatic light), and two storage drawers are located underneath. A large side shelf contains two storage drawers and 4x mains points. Portlights are located on either side of the berth above a thin shelf, two large opening window hatches in the transom provide excellent light and a view out over the water. 9x overhead spotlights are fitted around the room.

En-Suite Master Heads:
A private ensuite bathroom is accessed on the forward port side of the master cabin. This is both spacious and well finished to complement the sheer level of comfort offered in the master cabin. It is finished with teak and holly flooring

Features include-
Oval sink with Home life mixer tap and marble surface
Large mirror behind the sink
2x towel rails
1x portlight (with shelf beneath)
2x overhead spotlights
Under sink storage cupboard
Stainless steel toilet roll holder
Large raised storage cupboard with 3x shelves

Separate shower compartment
Patterned door with teak lattice
1x spotlight
1x portlight and separate blinds
Home/ life mixer tap and shower fitting
Mini bath
Marble shelf
White laminate finish
1x towel rail

The flybridge is accessed by steps leading up from the aft cockpit and it provides a superb position from which to helm the yacht. There is plentiful seating and storage facilities and the aft of the flybridge provides an excellent position to offer storage for a tender if required. The flybridge flooring is teak laid whilst the aft cockpit roof is completed in non-slip GRP. The double helm seat (with storage underneath) is finished in white with blue piping, to port is a C-shaped seating area for 6 persons and behind the helm is a further raised seat for two people. Two large storage lockers are integrated into the C shaped seating and a further access locker to the main canopy storage area forward of the flybridge. A cool box and sink drain are located on the port side behind the seating area. Deck lighting is located on the flybridge at floor level as well as drains for rain or spray.

Aft Deck
Excellent size space for entertaining. Full size dining table with ample seating.
Wet island bar with sink with hot and cold water, fridge and BBQ
Full camper role up covers for protection.


Mechanical Systems:
2 x Caterpillar 3196 with 660 hp engines, shaft drive.
ENGINE HOURS approx 1500
Freshwater engine cooling via raw water inlet and heat exchangers.
Stainless steel shafts driving 3-bladed bronze propellers via bronze A-brackets
Electronic throttles with trawling mode and equalisers
Twin stainless steel rudders
Emergency steering gear
Engines can be started from lower & upper helms
Mechanical reduction gearboxes driving shafts via flexible couplings
Hydraulic 20hp Bow Thruster

Last major engine and generator service was in August 2021
Last haul out and anti foul was in October 2021
All work documented and less than 200 hours since this work was carried out.

Fuel Economy- Owners Log details exceptional and quiet engines using only 22 Ltrs / 4.8 Gallons per hour at 10 - 12 Knots
With fuel tanks at 504 Gallons and cruising at 10-12 knots the range will be approx 515 - 618 nautical miles

Water Systems:
909 litres (200 gallons) in 1 x GRP water tank located beneath aft double berth
Water pressurised by accumulator tank
Water gauge in galley with sight gauge on tank
Stainless steel filler on transom
Holding tank & Pump out.


4x 12 Volt batteries (Two replaced in 2022)
Charged by 80amp alternator or 240V shore power battery charger
Full 240 V shore power management system with ring main 13 amp electrical sockets

Onan 13.5 kVA with separate 12 volt 120AH starter battery

Almar Reku LS40 Hydraulic Passarella (400kg Lifting)
Teak was replaced in 2015

60lb CQR anchor
Fortress size 18 kedge anchor with 80 m warp
Electric 2.2kw windlass
Full cushion covers
CD Player
DVD Player
Simrad satellite system
LCD Flat screen TV

Raymarine DSC VHF Radio
Raymarine RL CRC Chart Plotter
Raymarine RL80 CRC Radar
Raymarine RLCRC GPS
Raymarine autopilot
Raymarine echo sounder
Navtex - Nav 6 Plus
Sesterl compass

RADAR, GPS and VHF were replaced in 2020 at a cost of £11,000 with receipts

LIFERAFT as pictured- currently out of date. (April 2021)
Tool box
Two dehumidifiers

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