Friday, April 29, 2011

Design 1579 - Discoverer

Back in March we posted an article about design #1492, sport fisherman Explorer. This beauty is a larger version built for the same client and by the same shipyard, Freeport Point Shipyard of Freeport Point, Long Island, New York. The boat was launched in 1960.

Here's a brief newspaper article about the boat, that tells the story. Please double click for zoom.

Here are the plans.

I've posted the Lines as they are really quite nice.

Principal Dimensions
LOA 65'-0"
LWL 61'-4"
Beam 16'-6"
Draft 5'-0"
Displacement 79,744 lbs
Max Speed 13 knots

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