This boat was built for Team New Zealand and used as a support tender from 2000 -2013 during the Americas Cup races.
2002/2014 Built in 2002 and refit 2014
New Hypalon Tubes 2015
New Simard and B&G Wind gear, GPS and Radar 2015
New Teak Deck 2014 (cost $25,000)
New Seatstar Power Steering and Hydraulic Tiebar
New holding tank 2015
Vetus Bow thruster
New canvas T Top 2014
New Cushions 2014
2 x Yamaha 225hp 4S 1200hrs / Year 2002 (EIN 69KX1007826 & 69JX1026227)
1” solid hand-laid fiberglass hull with exclusive Protector High-Impact hull design
Proprietary sponson cutouts for sponson integration into hull
Solid 4 stringer system
Port and stbd self-bailing scupper caps
Port and stbd 2.5” self-bailing water drains fwd deck
6 performance strakes along hull
Extra 316 SS grab rails on external/internal surfaces
316 SS bow towing eye
Self-draining anchor locker
Rear swim/entry platform with stainless steel swim ladder
Two 8” Stainless retractable cleats on stern quarters
Fixed Electric head with 15 Gallon Sewage Holding tank
Length : 36' 6"
Width : 12' "
Tube Diameter : 1' 8"
Persons : 12
Max HP : 700hp
Fuel : 225gal
Tubes : Light Grey Hypalon
Warranty : No Waranaty
Made in New Zealand
Phone: (410) 690-7782
The Protector 11 mtr is a rigid inflatable boat designed as a multipurpose vessel; to serve military and workboat requirements worldwide. As a rapid response vessel in all extreme conditions, it is capable of being highly manoeuvrability in the rescue of personnel in emergency situations, and gives the crew the ultimate in protection and safety, as well as a comfortable ride. The stylish but tough Protector range is built to the highest quality standards and practicality for all rescue requirements. Protector R.I.B.s feature innovative design and style, uncompromising quality, superior rough water performance, and handling second to none.