Humdinger was launched September 2013 and has recently returned from a game fishing expedition to Tonga. With a low centre of gravity the owner reported the boat handled perfectly on the delivery and return passages. The twin Cat engines only consumed 2600L of fuel for the 1300nm passage @ 8.2kts average speed.


Design name Elite 15.5m MPH SF
Designer Bill Upfold, Elite Marine Design
Builder Scott Lane Boatbuilders
LOA 15.5m
Beam 5m
Draft 1.1m
Displacement 19300kg
Max speed 26kts*
Cruise speed 20-22kts*
Construction Balsa/ composite
Ply/foam/glass decks
Fuel capacity 3200L
Water capacity 800L
Engines Engines Caterpillar C7 454hp


*with quoted HP

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