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A De Fever Passagemaker 38 in the Bahamas Out Islands. 1972 Print Advertisement.

1972 A De Fever Passagemaker 38 in the Bahamas Out Islands

So, when you finally step aboard a 38 footer that has the feel of a 42-foot boat but is priced some $20,000 less, you don't hesitate too long.

GGArchives Ref: BPDFP-002-1972-C-AD

1972 John Payne's Passagemaker 40 Trawler in a secluded island cove.

1972 John Payne's Passagemaker 40 Trawler in a secluded island cove.

After 9 years as a boatyard owner, I bought myself a Passagemaker 40 Trawler - a top performing and dependable cruising boat.

GGArchives Ref#: BPDFP-001-1972-C-AD

1973 De Fever 50 Passagemaker - Jerry Hart

1973 De Fever 50 Passagemaker - Jerry Hart

De Fever 50 Passagemaker Takes Jerry Hart Anywhere, Any Time with the solid comfort of our home afloat and the peace of mind that goes with an uncomplicated, no-problem boat.

GGArchives Ref#: BPDFP-003-1973-C-AD

1973 De Fever Passagemaker 40 All Fiberglass Offshore Cruising Trawler

1973 De Fever Passagemaker 40 All Fiberglass Offshore Cruising Trawler

Passagemaker 40, designed by Arthur De Fever and Built by Jensen Marine in America is an all fiberglass offshore cruising trawler.

GGArchives Ref#: BPDFP-006-1973-BW-AD

1973 A De Fever Passagemaker 40 in the Bahamas Out Islands

1973 A De Fever Passagemaker 40 in the Bahamas Out Islands

The De Fever Passagemaker 40 is the best offshore diesel cruiser you can buy at any price. It is a long-range diesel trawler that fits your needs.

GGArchives Ref#: BPDFP-005-1973-C-AD

1974 De Fever Passagemaker 34 Offshore Trawler

1974 De Fever Passagemaker 34 Offshore Trawler

It takes a naval architect of the stature of Arthur De Fever and the years of experience and know-how of Jensen Marine to bring you a true sea-going ship like this Passagemaker 34.

GGArchives Ref#: BPDFP-007-1974-BW-AD

1974 Passagemaker 34: The All American, All Fiberglass Offshore Trawler

1974 Passagemaker 34: The All American, All Fiberglass Offshore Trawler

De Fever Passagemaker 34 is an all-fiberglass, ocean-crossing sailboat and offshore trawler that cruises the world with safety, economy, and trouble-free reliability.

GGArchives Ref#: BPDFP-008-1974-BW-AD

1974 The Unbeatable De Fever Passagemaker 40 Story!

1974 The Unbeatable De Fever Passagemaker 40 Story!

Thanks to the genius of our designer, Naval Architect Arthur De Fever, the Passagemaker 40 gives you more usable living accommodations than our competitor's 42 footer.

GGArchives Ref#: BPDFP-009-1974-BW-AD

Arthur DeFever (1918-2013), a founding father of the trawler lifestyle, died April 10, 2013, and was buried at sea. He was 94.

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