August 26, 2011

New Model: Hinckley T55 Mk.II Flybridge

Just presenting the new T55 Mk.II, Hinckley also show the Flybridge version which is more of a novelty versus the standard model and was previously unavailable.  The new T for Talaria 55 Mark.II Flybridge follows recent trends of offering previously hard top hulls, with the added bonus of a second helm and extra entertainment area.  Apart the modifications which feature in the new 55 Mk.II like new frame less one peace side window profiles, and redesign of some parts of the interior the flybridge version offers additional seating space for six passengers in an L-shaped settee and opposite bench seat, plus the helmsman. Below, the T55 Mk.II Flybridge is spacious, with a main deck which is dedicated to relaxing and joins with the opening of the patio door with the two steps lower located aft cockpit.  A galley is located below along with two spacious staterooms, both offering the privacy  of a private shower head.  The owners room is the one located to fore, which also offers a small office or beauty desk.  Standard power is from twin Cats 1000hp with Hamilton Jet drives which give a top speed of 31 knots.
Technical Data:
LOA - 16.84 m (55.3ft)
Waterline Length - 15.54 m
Beam - 5.41 m
Draft - 0.88 m
Displacement - 26308 kg
Fuel Capacity - 4542 l
Water Capacity - 757 l
Accommodation - 4 berths in 2 cabins
Engines - 2 x Cats C18 1000hp
Propulsion - Hamilton 403 Jet drive with Hinckley JetStick
Speed - 31 knots max, 24 knots cruise
Hull Shape - Vee with 16 degrees dead rise
Construction - DualGuard SCRIMP with Kevlar Carbon E-glass composite hull and vinylester resin