5.5 Metre Launch, Design #183

A simple, elegant diesel launch of traditional construction.  This is a displacement hull with a maximum speed of six knots.  Plans include details for an effective sound shield to reduce engine noise.

Construction: Clinker on bent frames

Length: 5.5 metres
Beam: 1.84 metres
Draft: o.47 metres
Displacement: 818kg
Power: 15HP diesel
Speed  5 knots cruise, 6 knots max
Building time:  1500 hours
Skill level:  High

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5.5 Metre Launch, Design #183
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