Trintella 1988


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George Eberhard

George Eberhard has owned and operated sail and power boats for over 35 years. From club racing in the Midwest, to sailing the Great Lakes, to charter boat captain in the Caribbean, his passion for boating is very evident in the enthusiasm he brings to his brokerage career. Prior to his joining David Walters Yachts, George had a very successful career in Advertising and Marketing where he was responsible for client development and new product design.

As a professional yacht broker, George is especially attentive to client needs and expectations. One of his specialties is the extra time he spends with each client to better understand their needs. His thorough research enables him to suggest options to consider, and point out value where it exists. George's dedication and persistence allow him to help clients find just the right sail or power yacht.

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Yacht Name: Nimbus
Builder: Trintella
Year: 1988
Location: USVI
Asking Price: $339,000
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Length: 57
Beam: 16' 3
Draft: 7' 9
Power: 165hp

About Nimbus

NIMBUS, a Trintella 57A built in 1987/88 by Trintella Shipyard in Holland and designed by E.G. Van de Stadt is a true blue water yacht. She is currently sailing the Caribbean and the current owners have decided aft 5 years they need a larger yacht to continue their cruise.  They started in the Med in 2014 and have upgraded her ever since. Nimbus is tuned and ready for a new owner to continue cruising her. 

A real bluewater yacht built to the highest Dutch Yacht building standard. Meticulously maintained and up to date in all aspects, including electronics and sails. The comfortable cabins that sleep 6, large salon and well protected deck house. Her original keel and rudder were removed and replaced with a more modern design in 2004. The work was done by "Bloemsma" B.V. of Makkum in The Netherlands, the original builder of the hull and superstructure.

Detailed Owners Manual Available

Boat Name
LOA: 57 ft 0 in
Beam: 16 ft 3 in
Maximum Draft: 7 ft 9 in
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Perkins
Engine Model: T6.3544(M) 
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3150
Engine Power: 165 HP
Fresh Water Tanks: (419 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (275 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (97 Gallons)


Classic modern teak interior.

Accommodations for six persons in three double cabins, full beam master cabin aft with AC and ensuite head, two twin berth guest cabins forward, each with individual head and sink, plus a shower to share.

  • Saloon with comfortable seating for 8 persons, huge dining table
  • Very well equipped nav station
  • Beautiful deckhouse with great views and lots of protection from the elements, large table - excellent for outdoor eating.
  • Webasto heating
  • Separate drinks bar
  • Two new heads and plumbing installed in forward cabins (Nov 2017)


Large galley with great worktop space and ample storage space

  • double front-loading fridges
  • deep freezer
  •  4-burner stove (2 gas, 2 electric
  •  microwave
  •  extractor fan
  •  crockery
  •  cutlery and glassware
  •  60 litres (13.2 Imp gallons) hot water heater (2005)

  • Perkins T6.3544(M) 165 hp diesel, 3150 engine hours (10.12)
  • Stainless steel shaft
  • Vari-Fold 4-bladed propeller(2005), spare propeller
  • Bow thruster
  • 24/220v electric system
  • Onan MDL 3 12 kva generator, 2200 engine hours (10.12)
  • Mark Grasser 110 Amp/ 24Volt Alternator with remote rectifier (2016)
  • Serpentine Belt Kit for main engine (New June 2016)
  • Balmar 24V Three stage regulator (Feb 2018)
  • Bilge pump monitoring & alarm system (Nov 2017)
  • Emergency bilge pump plumbing allows main engine to pump both bilges. 
  • New custom stainless mixing elbow for main engine (2016)

  • Mastervolt service bank 675 Amp hours at 24 Volts (New June 2016)
  • Mastervolt AGM Start bank 360 Amp hours at 24 Volts (New Dec 2017)
  • Lewmar Steering System: gearboxes, shafts, bearings & u-joints (New Nov 2017)
  • Victron Centauer 24/80 battery charger (2009)
  • Mastervolt Mass 24/4500 inverter, shorepower
  • Victron energy 115/230 Volt auto detecting Isolation Transformer (New June 2016)
  • New high pressure hoses (main engine transmission) (Jan 2015)
  • New generator exhaust (Nov 2017)

  • Plath compass
  • Brookes & Gatehouse depth/speed/wind instruments (digital at nav. station and at steering position, analog in deckhouse)   
  • Lewmar Mamba Direct Drive Auto Pilot
  • Furuno 36 nm radar
  • Vesper Watchmate AI's (New Nov 2017)
  • ICOM M-506 VHF with AIS
  • Electronics Delta 100 antenna
  • JVC DVD receiver
  • HiFi Home Cinema System
  • Samsung LCD TV.(2011).

  • Winter cover
  • Deck house cushions
  • Plastimo dinghy with Tohatsu 3.5hp outboard
  • Lewmar hydraulic anchor winch, CQR 34 kg anchor with 60m chain, separate chain locker with inspection hatch
  • Bathing platform with stainless steel bathing ladder
  • Hot/cold deck shower
  • Large storage locker
  • Windshield wipers
  • Fenders
  • Spare parts

  • Marin Assist life raft (2009)
  • 6 self-inflating life vests
  • searchlight

  • Rondal aluminum hydraulic stowaway mast
  • Rondal boom
  • Rondal hydraulic genoa furler (complete refurbished 2012)
  • Navtec hydraulic backstay adjuster
  • Lewmar hydraulic boomvang
  • Lewmar sheet winches: 2x 65ST hydraulic for genoa sheets, 1x 55ST hydraulic for mainsheet, 1x 55ST hydraulic for main outhaul, 2x 55ST manual for spinnaker, 3 on mast.
  • New backstay (June 2016)
  • Navtech Hydraulic Backstay adjuster (rebuilt Nov 2017)

  • 9.4 oz Vectran mainsail (serviced Nov 2017, new UV protection installed)
  • 7.7 oz Vectran genoa (serviced Nov 2017, New UV protection installed)
  • Genua 2, once used
  • Spinnaker with Nimbus logo