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Hodgdon 'Fledgling' wins yacht tender award

'Fledgling was voted the tender most judges would like themselves'    . ©    Click Here to view large photo

Hodgdon Yachts tender won top gong for its Limo T/T Sea Owl by Andrew Winch Designs at the recent ShowBoats Design Awards.

Ed Roberts – Director of Sales&Marketing said 'Hodgdon Yachts is proud to share the limelight with Andrew Winch Designs in receiving the coveted ShowBoats Design Award for the best Limo Tender.'

Roberts said the tender emulates the design of the mothership M/Y Sea Owl also designed by Andrew Winch Designs of London. In the case of the tenders for Sea Owl, the naval architecture and engineering was by Hodgdon's own in-house engineering team.

'Fledgling' as she is named, is a perfect complement stylistically to her mothership, Sea Owl, and features the same level of finish detail and joinery style as the Feadship she serves. Just as Sea Owl is a fantasy, this tender would seem so as well as its half glass roof can slide away to create an indoor/outdoor atmosphere or the roof can lift vertically to provide an open air option. The charging and docking stations for phones and iPods are a nice touch, as is the 40-knots top speed.

Holly Paterson-Ed Roberts-Cyril Lesourd -  .. ©   Click Here to view large photo
This 8.6-meter tender echoes the clean lines, green hull and teak finishes of her mothership. She is designed to transport children and family with ease and luxurious comfort. The cockpit is situated in the bow and passengers can feel part of the cruising experience thanks to the iPad and information system that keeps them informed of location and navigational data.
The boat was specially engineered and constructed using infused epoxy carbon fibre construction to meet the client's demanding weight requirements.

The limousine tender features the exceptional craftsmanship and sophisticated systems engineering that Hodgdon is so well known for. Outside, a defining characteristic of the AWD design is a compound curve teak clad transom exceptionally executed.

Inside, the full wood raised panel teak joinery interior features separate lavatory and wash basin lockers with luxury leather seating for up to eight guests. Systems highlights include NEMA 2000 systems integrated iPad in the salon, electrically retracting glass moon roof, electrically retracting glass aft bulkhead, hydraulically lifting roof, lithium ion smart battery system and more.

This is a limo tender many of the ShowBoats Award judges said they would like to own as it makes a lovely day boat as well with air conditioning, heating and an enclosed stand-up head, but unlike a Venetian water taxi, it features an open stern deck for easier boarding.

More at www.limotenders.com or www.hodgdonyachts.com


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