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1997 Camano 31

New Bern, North Carolina


The Camano 31 is a perfect boat for ICW travel or The Loop.  Economical performance with a turn of speed when you need it.

Camano’s are known for their sturdy construction and simplicity of operation along with their capability for comfortable long-range cruising.  The interior space is amazingly large with 360-degree visibility!  The flybridge is large with room for family and friends.

  • Economical single 200hp Volvo diesel
  • Bow thruster
  • Air conditioning/Heat - even while underway
  • Engine driven AC alternator can run ALL appliances

Well kept and maintained LIMERICK is ready for her next owners to step aboard and head out to new destinations.

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Basic Boat Info

Make: Camano
Model: 31
Year: 1997
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: QCMF8D63I697
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 31 ft
Length Overall: 31 ft
Beam: 10'6 ft
Max Draft: 3'3 ft
Dry Weight: 10,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: TAMD41P-A
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 200hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1997
  • Engine Hours: 1486


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 100 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 77 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 12 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Trawlers, Downeast, Tug


Kenneth Ferguson
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Neptune Yacht Sales and Services


Neptune Yacht Sales and Services
302 East Front Street
New Bern, North Carolina, US, 28562

Manufacturer Provided Description

The Camano 31 Trawler with a flybridge that includes three pedestal seats, an adjustable center seat with slider, and a stainless steel steering wheel. Built in British Columbia and designed for this coast, an area well known for high quality boats, the Camano 31 was designed by Bob Warman to meet the demand for a boat with a comfortable 12-knot cruise speed that retains a high resale value. With a 10-foot 6-inch beam for stability and 5 feet of freeboard at the bow, weather is not going to threaten this boat. The Camano 31 runs well over 18 knots with a single 200 hp Volvo Diesel.

The interior offers the same usable room as many 33-foot production boats and is much easier to handle. With the standard bow thruster one person can dock the boat even in very tight spots. The Camano features an open cruising layout (salon and aft deck on the same level), with a full-size bridge. The open, bright interior provides great visibility from any part of the seating area with its picture window view. The interior is light and friendly. Cabinets and trim are mahogany, the cushions are covered with premium fabrics and the floor is either oak or carpeted. Accommodations are as open as possible - the salon measures 8-feet, 10-inches by 10 feet and is on the same level as the aft deck which is 40 square feet. The galley and head are half a level down; with a U-shaped galley out of the traffic area but still open to the salon. With a large counter area extending under the side decks there is lots of room for full-sized stove with oven, refrigerator, microwave, and large sink. Storage space is provided including dish locker outboard of the fridge. The shower is built in as a part of the head area. The dinette easily converts to a double berth while the forward berth has a filer available to make a double.

The Camano 31 comes well equipped with 110-V dockside package, pressurized hot and cold water at the galley, depthsounder with speedometer and log, VHF-radio, AM-FM stereo cassette radio, and 17 lb. Bruce anchor with lead chain and rod. The Keelform hull is the result of a science program of the University of British Columbia and Camano Marine. Keelform is a unique bottom shape with large displacement keel and very wide waterline beam. Test results show almost no planning angle change or "hump" in the horsepower curve between displacement and planinng speeds which, in the case of a boat this size, is between 7 and 15 knots. While most semi-displacement boats are straining and reaching their horsepower limit, the Camano is cruising comfortably up to 18 knots. The hull reduces fuel consumption in the most widely used speed range - between 12 and 18 knots; runs 19 - 20 knots top speed, with a single 200 hp Diesel engine; and provides a smooth, dry ride in rough water because of a special flare in the bow section. Engine failures are extremely rare with Diesel engines and if they occur, 99 per cent of all cases are due to contaminated fuel. Commercial boats and fishing vessels which operate year-round in all kinds of weather conditions usually have only one diesel engine.

Most boat builders whose brochures mention "hand-laid fiberglass" use chopper guns to replace the traditional fiberglass mats by "chopped strand," which are only two-inch long glass fibers wetted with resin by the "chopper gun" and sprayed into the mold. Only the woven roving are rolled or "laid in" by hand. The hull of the Troll is 100 per cent hand-laid, with no "chopped strand," and thicker than the hulls of comparable production boats. The boat has a heavily built, very strong inner liner laminated into the lower portion of the hull; the bulkheads are thoroughly laminated into place from both sides as are the other parts of the interior. The impact and tear strength of a Camano hull is ten times higher than most production boats. Running aground with the Troll is not a problem. Prop, prop shaft and rudder of the Camano are protected by a heavily reinforced skeg and keel shoe. The inboard diesel combined with the electric bow thruster result in a handling advantage even over twin stern drives.


Entering from the tidy aft cockpit through a single starboard side door you will be greeted by an open salon with 360 degree visibility.  Immediately to port is an L-shaped settee and dinette table large enough to seat 4 adults.  The settee is convertible to a double berth.

Just forward and to starboard is the lower helm station which enjoys excellent visibility.  A comfortable helm chair allows easy operation in inclement weather.  The galley is located forward and down two steps and features a refrigerator, sink, microwave and double burner electric/alcohol stove.  Across and to starboard of the galley is the enclosed head with molded vanity.

All the way forward is a full width double V berth with removable filler measuring 6’4” from head to toe. There are storage drawers under the berth. On the hull sides there is storage for each of the two dinette fillers. In the overhead there is a large opening hatch.

There is an aft cockpit with bimini top, lazarette hatch, transom door and a fiberglass swim platform. From the cockpit there is a ladder up to the fly bridge with three helm seats and large deck area for lounging.

  • Two burner electric/alcohol Origo stove
  • Rival microwave
  • Stainless steel sink
  • 110V refrigerator
  • Storage cabinet
  • Under counter storage

Lower Helm

  • Garmin GPS 541 
  • Raymarine autopilot with remote
  • VHF 
  • Windlass control
  • Bow thruster control
  • Compass

Upper Helm

  • Garmin GPS 541
  • VHF
  • Bow thruster control
Mechanical and Electrical
  • Volvo TAMD 41P-A diesel engine
  • Mobile Power Mobile Electric Power Solution Alternator (Will run all appliances and airconditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Bow thruster
  • 120v/12v panel
  • Shore power cord
  • Hot water heater
  • Freshwater pump
  • Three batteries
  • TrueCharge 20 amp battery charger
  • Blue Sea automatic charging relay
  • Lewmar electric windlass
  • Claw anchor
  • Danforth anchor
  • New seacock for AC  2019

  • New electric windlass 2017

  • New head pump 2017

  • New VHF radio and antenna  2018

  • Replaced the Sea Power AC alternator  2017

  • New Battery combiner 2017

  • Canvas “cockpit” cover and bridge side covers  2017

  • Fresh water pump and impeller 2020


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.
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