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Universal Marine Trawler

Frog-Sides a 36' Universal 1976 Tri-Cabin Trawler. Nicest one on the market a must see!!   Frog-Sides is in Pristine condition and feels very comfortable and inviting.  If your looking for a pristine Universal Trawler then this is it. Frog Sides shows as almost new condition current and previous owner sparred no expense in maintaining her A truly must see boat. Nicest one on the market. She is also very seaworthy with a high-bow, deep-hull and well-protected props.  This boat has successfully circumnavigated Vancouver Island 3 separate times. And she has been moored under-cover, in either condo moorage or a boathouse, her entire life and it shows! 


2-Owner Boat (Current Seller purchased it from the original Owner)

 Moored undercover entire life 

Hauled Out in 2017 - New Bottom Paint, Zincs, etc 

Shaft & Prop Replaced with US Standard Steel & 4-Blade Prop

Single Ford 120 Lehman with approx. 5,400 hrs

Morse Marine Engine Control

Economical Diesel Fuel Consumption - Averages approx. 1.75 Gals per Hour 

Newer Anchor Rode 400' Chain

Entec West Generator

Newer ProNautic 40amp multi-bank Battery Charger with Newer ProMariner Digital Battery Gauge

Fresh House Batteries 6 - 6 volt golf car batteries    

2 Group 31 Starting Batteries

Newer Wallas Nautic40D Diesel Furnace, Ductwork & Reo-Stat Control

Newer Raytheon Depth Finder (Lower Helm)

Newer Standard Horizon GPS  (Lower Helm)

Icom IC-M504 VHF Marine Radio  (Lower Helm)   

Newer Fusion MSIP600 Stereo & iPod iPhone Player (Salon & Cabins) 

Raymarine Depthfinder (Upper Helm)

ICom IC-M402S VHF Marine Radio (Upper Helm)

Teak Decks Removed and Decks Properly Glassed

Newer  Ventura (smoke tinted)

Newer Canvas and Screen for Windows, Doors, Hatches, etc.

Newer upholstery on Flybridge, Salon & V-Berth

Beautiful Honey-Teak wood interior in excellent condition

Newer Norcold Full-size Fridge & Freezer

Dry Goods ample storage in Galley

Double, Extra Deep, Stainless Sinks in Galley

Magic Chef Propane 4-Burner Range & Oven

Dynex Flat Screen 27" TV & DVD Player  in Aft Master Cabin & Salon

Recessed Sylvania LED Strip Lighting, various colors, Remote Controls in salon, Galley, Forward V-Berth & Aft Master Cabin


  • Price: $49,900
  • Model Year:1976
  • Boat Ref: 6647998
  • Boat Name: Frog Sides
  • Boat Class: Trawlers
  • Location: Shelton WA, United States
  • Broker: Dave Cheaney
  • Broker Email: davec@nwyachtnet.com
  • Broker Phone: (206) 349-7757 Cell
  • Broker Fax: (206) 301-9291

Broker Information

Please contact me for more information on this yacht at 206-349-7757 or e-mail dave@nwyachtnet.com

Additional Contact Information

Contact Captain

Dave Cheaney




  • Construction: GRP
  • Length: 36 ft
  • Beam: 13' 0"
  • Number of Engines: 1
  • Engine(s) Make: Lehman
  • Engine Model: 120
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 5,400
  • Fuel: 2 x 200 gallons
  • Water: 1 x 150 gallons



  • Depthsounder
  • Navigation center
  • Autopilot
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • VHF
  • Radio
  • CD player

Inside Equipment

  • Battery charger
  • Refrigerator

Electrical Equipment

  • Shore power inlet
  • Generator
  • Inverter

Outside Equipment/Extras

  • Teak sidedecks
  • Gangway
  • Cockpit cushions


  • Bimini Top


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.