|SEA HUNTER 40
HIGH SPEED STEEL TRAWLER
A new trend in the professional world is towards faster boats, so that the run to the fishing grounds can be speedier, the catch taken and quickly returned and put ashore all in the same day.
The drawings show installation of a single GM 6V71 174 hp, which should give an estimated 13 knots. Details also available for twin screw Caterpillar 3208 diesels 203 hp with Twin Disc gearbox, giving approximately 20 knots speed.
This speed can be worked by 1 or 2 men and the forcastle cabin has 2 vee berths with oilskin and store lockers and 6'4" headroom. Wheelhouse approx. 8' 6" x 9' inciudes: helm position, galley, dining table with settee. Separate toilet opens onto deck. Headroom wheelhouse 6'6" Aft work deck approx. 14'long by 13'wide. Insulated freezer holds approx. 350 cu. ft capacity. Steering gear compartment in stern houses nets and fuel oil. Plans pass fishing boat survey.
Plans with full size patterns.