Can anyone identify this one?

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Can anyone identify this one?

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Can anyone identity what model this slinky beast is?

Thanks, Nick.

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Seems a bit like a Gans Grandi, length would be then 520cm

https://www.kanohandel.nl/index.php?act ... uct_id=540

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Love the simple lines. Whata beauty.
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JB,
Very similar, but l think the cockpit is much further aft than the Grans Grandi.
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My tentative guess: an early McNulty Kodiak

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Do you have the dimensions of the boat, Nick?

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Unfortunately I don't have the dims. I will contact the owner!

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Trylon SeaHawk by the look of it, used to be able to hire/buy the mould and self build.

They had a tendancy to go through any wave on the bow rather than over it and the original seats were quite deep pushing your knees up firmly into the deck. My memory was the seat seemed a long way back

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Trylon SeaHawk by the look of it
Agreed - I was trying to remember the name, but SeaHawk sounds right. I last saw one in about 1988. The far back seat and the long submarine bow are the key things I remember!

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The Seahawk is discussed in this earlier thread (also about identification):

viewtopic.php?t=12800

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LOA 17'
Mmm, Seahawk. Thanks everyone for their input 👍

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Well I seem to have ended up with it!
Really interesting Swede form hull shape. Not too heavy.
Will be interesting to see how it performs.

The access hatches have been glued down, which is annoying.
It's a snug fit, so knee bumps may be needed, and possibly a drop down skeg.
Will update when I've given it a run. 😀

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Seahawk
For the record dimensions are:
LOA 16'9"
Beam 21 1/2"
Cockpit length (ID) 26 1/2"
Cockpit width (ID) 14 1/2"
Depth of Hull at fwd end of the cockpit 9 1/2"
Ditto. Aft end. 6 1/2
Weight 29.1kg

Took it for a four mile paddle, smooth water, evening breeze.
The low rounded foredeck is lovely to paddle over. Seat is comfortable. The long bow in flat water starts working about 10" back when going medium speeds.
Pour on the power and the bow wave starts about two foot back.
It spins out of line quite quickly, and would be better with a skeg, however it's easy to keep on track if you stay awake!
Max speed 6.24 mph, or 5.4knots.
Average speed when moving 5.09mph or 4.42 knots.
Hope this is of interest!

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