The 60 was designed as the maximum size for an owner-operator on a long term cruise. A whole range of HH Catamarans have been launched since, you could say they were inspired by Gunboat! As I finish writing this, it is Easter Sunday, April 12. 48-02. Customers wanted to add more interior volume and kit to the 62s, so the original Morrelli & Melvin was lengthened to 66′ and the GUNBOAT 66 was born. In the line-up are: Gunboat 60 Arethusa, Gunboat 62 Elvis, Gunboat 66 Extreme H2O, Gunboat 60 Flow, Gunboat 60 Momentum, and Gunboat 55 Thirst. (ex Flash, (ex-Panthera, ex-Mayhem, ex-Sugar Daddy first to circumnavigate), 66-03 Moondoggie These two yachts were built by Harvey Yachts in Cape Town , South Africa . This yacht has been designed to sail faster than the wind in anything over 5 knots, with super efficient systems and lots of solar power. Others have not been so lucky. Here we see the Humaitá-class gunboat (cañonera) ARP Paraguay (C1) of La Armada Paraguya (go figure) as she sits in 2005. A very successful range built from 2004-2009, again designed by Morrelli & Melvin. Custom finished in 2017 by Crosswait Composites. 55-09 Starr The compromise is that, when compared to the tricked out 60’s, it is a bit slower in very light air. In 2001 they designed a pair of 62′ performance catamarans for Clint Clemens and Peter Johnstone. 66-02 Outnumbered For the rest of the story from Scuttlebutt Sailing News CLICK HERE! With very little in life that is normal, Seamus Hourihan, skipper of Gunboat 55 Thirst, shares what it took to. Production moved to Hudson Marine in China – a relationship that ultimately turned sour as there were multiple warranty claims on the boats, mainly concerning the new centreboard design. The galley is in the down configuration with the crew quarters so that open living space in the salon is enormous. We hope you love our new site! Welcome to Sunshine, the one and only Gunboat 90. Peter Johnstone accused Hudson Wang of inferior manufacturing quality, and Wang then counter sued saying that the problem was with the original design. The 48s feature three queen berths, an office (or 4th berth) and two heads. Though she may look humble, she and her sister were a force to reckon with in their day. My escape from COVID-19 is completely complete at least for now. With very little in life that is normal, Seamus Hourihan, skipper of Gunboat 55 Thirst, shares what it took to escape from the Bahamas in the midst of the pandemic. She has two superyacht style double cabins. Thirst 1.280 21-02-2020: M-3268 Seamus Hourihan Cat 57 Irens Gunboat 55 55007: Threedom John Galloway Tri 27: Corsair F27 769 Three Wins Howard Bootle Tri 28 Dragonfly 28 S 2837 Three's Company Tri 28 Corsair F28CC Tinkerbell Roderick Walker Tri 27 … (2003 ex-Prana, ex-Lickity Split 2), 62-04 Mach Schnell The Gunboat 57 was launched after the previous Gunboat Company went into Chapter 11. Escape from the Bahamas. THIRST Gunboat 55 0 Hull measurements Daggerboards and foils DSPW DSPWD LOA FOH FF AOH TB Symmetric 0 12500 17.29 0 1 0 BV1 BV2 BV3 BV4 AF OSB TP V TH 2.527 2.527 0 0 1 6 2 Folding 0.61 Catamaran BH1 BH2 BH3 BH4 0 0 0 0 Mast properties Mainsail measurements BC1 BC2 BC3 BC4 TPC PU PL (+/-) E MHB 0.673 0 Fixed 21.98 0 7.1 2.75 As of 4 March, 2017, six Gunboats are confirmed to race the BVI Spring Regatta. The Gunboat 55, designed by Nigel Irens, was the last model to come out of the Peter Johnstone era before the marque was auctioned off. (8/2012 – finished at Jaz Marine), 66-07 Extreme H2O April 16th, 2020 . This superyacht was launched in 2010 and was designed by Morrelli & Melvin. These Gunboat catamarans are aimed at warmer climes like the Carribbean with a wide open-plan central deck with plenty of protection at the front and sides around the enclosed central helm. And so we get to the latest model of Gunboat – the 68 – which was designed in conjunction with VPLP and The new owners of the brand: Grande Large Yachting Group, the yachting company behind Outremer. How big can Gunboats go? (dismasted in a 70 knot squall, abandoned & adrift, later salvaged). Inbox Communications, Inc. All Rights Reserved.made by digitalstyle. This 90 footer set the bar for multihull superyachts. Like the 68, this is being designed VPLP. Head to our Gunboat 48 catamaran page for further details on this boat. (ex-Lickity Split, in Finland?). In the line-up are: Gunboat 60 Arethusa, Gunboat 62 Elvis, Gunboat 66 Extreme H2O, Gunboat 60 Flow, Gunboat 60 Momentum, and Gunboat 55 Thirst. No one I know has the virus yet. My 14-day quarantine on the third floor is over. 60-03 Moonwave 55-01 Rainmaker Following the problems in China, manufacturing was moved to the US at a new Gunboat facility in North Caroline. Team Stars+Stripes Strike Gold in Bermuda, TROPICAL DEPRESSION ETA next Gulf of Mexico Hurricane, 2 Sailors picked up by CG 175 miles off Cape Hatteras. Posts in category Gunboat 55. Browsing the "Gunboat 55" Tag . Look for the latest information to be posted on the website, with the highlights distributed Monday through Friday in the e-Newsletter. Read our full Gunboat 62 Review here. The Gunboat 60, designed by Nigel Irens, evolved from the 62 and 66. Johnstone them accused Wang of ripping off his designs for his own range of performance catamarans. With very little in life that is normal, Seamus Hourihan, skipper of Gunboat 55 Thirst, shares what it took to . 60′ is the sweet spot for many features: a smooth motion, lots of space and the ability to devour 300+ miles in a day in the right conditions. Escape from the Bahamas. My only problem with these boats is that they did not build enough of them! EvoLve theme by Theme4Press • Powered by WordPress XS Sailing.