MARCH 2015

Rare Bird has changed their 2 x 20hp 4 stroke outboards for Torqeedo 4 electric outboards. Performance with a filthy bottom (3 years without a scrub) data is here. We are still waiting for them to test it with a clean bottom.

 

THE BOAT

“Rare Bird” is a strip planked 15m/50′ Visionary Cruiser, built by Mark Stephens in Australia.

 

 

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LAUNCHED

 

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LAUNCH

 

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ASSEMBLY

 

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BUILDING THE LEEWARD HULL

 

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BUILDING THE BEAMS

 

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BUILDING THE WINDWARD HULL

 

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8chR6DAFjGA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pOsgqrO59A