November 18, 2011

New Model: Belize 52 Hardtop

Launched in the end of the past Summer 2011, is the Belize 52 Hardtop.  The first model of this Australian company, designed by Wes Moxey and Lee Dillon and contracted to built by known Taiwan firm builder Kha Shing.  A Flybridge version second model should follow, and Belize says it has contract for nine 52 builds.  The interior offers a modern plan, of living and galley by the helm up top, and three double cabins below.  Owners stateroom is a full beam midships, and the third cabin features two bunk berths and is located to starboard.  The VIP cabin is located to fore.  Power is from twin Cummins 600hp with ZF pods propulsion which give a max speed of 30 knots. 
Technical Data:
LOA - 16.10 m (52.9ft)
Beam - 5.03 m
Draft - 1.07 m
Displacement - 18500 kg dry
Fuel Capacity - 2400 l
Water Capacity - 700 l
Accommodation - 6 berths in 3 cabins
Engines - 2 x Cummins QSC 600hp
Propulsion - ZF Zeus aft looking dual propeller pods
Speed - 30 knots, 26 cruise
Construction - hand laid moulded fiberglass, solid bottom keel and chines.
Project - Wes Moxey, Lee Dillon