September 27, 2012

Project: Ritchie Howell 54 Convertible

Ritchie Howell presents the project for a 54 Convertible, to be built as usual to this Carolinas US builder in the cold molding jig method and to a design of Mathews Yachts.  An innovative project from a sportfisher point of view featuring a lower helm, and ZF pod drives propulsion.  The bridge helm will also be located to forward, something unusual for a sportfish which for the most past feature a central console in the aft part of the flybridge in order to be in touch with fishing operations on the aft deck.  Below accommodation will be a three cabins with two shower heads layout.  Power will be from Cat 1200hp with ZF pods with top end speed being of 40 knots and cruise in the mid high thirties.  Splash for this custom build is slated for the end of this year.