Explorer 58 Pilot House launched in Hong Kong - Velos

Explorer 58 Pilot House launched in Hong Kong

Motorboat & Yachting: Explorer Yachts has launched its latest model in Hong Kong, the Explorer 58 Pilot House, which is due for delivery in May 2016.

 

Explorer boatyard from Hong Kong is fast-growing and is celebrating its latest launch after Hull #1 in the Explorer 58 Pilot House range was launched into the water.

The company was founded by Mark Campion i 2012, and the range of yacht models has gone on to spawn five models measuring from 40ft to 62ft.

However the Explorer 58 looks set to be the boatbuilder’s most popular model yet to date, with already four orders taken off plan – the first model is due to be delivered to its new owner in Norway in May, while Hull #2 is heading to Sweden.

CEO Mark Campion has reported that the initial sea trials had been successful, with the Explorer 58’s twin 480hp Cummins engines propelling the semi-displacement hull to a top speed of 16.5 knots.

He points out that the maximum engine set-up of twin 715hp Cummins should be good for 23 knots.

Below decks, the layout comprises an amidships owner’s cabin, two further guest cabins and a pair of heads compartments.

See article at Motorboat & Yachting

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