Marine Trader Yachts
, or Marine Trading International (MTI) is known for its line of Taiwan-built trawlers. The company began operations in 1968 and has imported over 3,000 boats, more by far than any other importer in the country. Marine Trader models came from many different Taiwan (and other) manufacturers over the years. The Hull ID number will alert a competent Yacht Broker to the manufacturer. One of the companies is Lien Hwa Boat Yard, which was established in 1978. Building boats for several OEM partners included Blue Ocean ( Holland – power boats), Little Harbor ( U S – sail boats), Marine Trader ( U S – power boats), Trade Winds ( U S – power boats), Mckinna Yachts, Yanmar boats
The Marine Trader 50 was built by the Lien Hwa boat yard in Taiwan from 1979-1994. The Marine Trader 50 has also been called: Trawler, Motor Yacht and Long Range Cruiser. The
“Standard” Marine Trader 50 has full walk around side decks & covered aft deck. The “Wide Body” model was offered in 1985 with a full with & extended salon.