Monday, February 14, 2011

Design 991 - Palawan

This is the first of 5 yachts designed and built for Thomas J. Watson, Jr. of IBM. And she's a gorgeous boat.

Built by Abeking & Rasmussen of Germany, she was launched in 1952. She is constructed using steam bent white oak for framing and double planked in mahogany.

Here are the plans.

Principal Dimensions
LOA 47'-3"
LWL 32'-6"
Beam 11'-3"
Draft 6'-8"
Displacement 28,288 lbs

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