DUCK SOUP combines classic Downeast open launch styling with modern cold-molded, wood-epoxy construction, jet drive performance and the craftsmanship that is Brooklin Boat Yard. If what you need is a boat with great performance and utility while also being a real head turner come and have a look.
Designer: Robert Stephens / Brooklin Boat Yard
Builder: Brooklin Boat Yard
Year Built: 2012
Type: Custom center-console launch
LOA: 26’ 3”
Length of Hull: 24’ 2”
Beam: 8’ 6”
Draft: 1’ 2”
Displacement: 4,200 lbs.
Propulsion: Yanmar 6BY, 260 HP diesel with Hamilton HJ 241 Jet Drive
Fuel Capacity: 76 Gallons
Speed Cruising: 26 Knots
Speed Max: 32 Knots
Cold-molded / wood-epoxy hull with 1208 glass cloth exterior layer and Awlgrip finish.
Exterior color scheme is Aubergine (eggplant) topsides with White boot stripe with smaller Aubergine stripe below and Red bottom paint.
Bulkheads and joinery (seat locker) fronts are of marine plywood with glass cloth & epoxy outer layer and finished with Awlgrip paints.
Interior color scheme is a light Cream color for bulkheads, joinery fronts and hull interior.
Bow, side decks, aft deck areas and seat locker tops / lids are solid teak left natural.
Cockpit sole is of marine plywood with laid teak deck over subdecking.
Cockpit coaming and center-console are of varnished Butternut.
Helm seat is of stainless steel tubing and weldments with teak seat and seat back left natural.
T-top is of stainless steel tubing and canvas
Removable teak pedestal table forward of center-console
Solid teak spray rails (port & starboard) extend aft beyond the hull transom to become integral with a solid teak and stainless steel swim / boarding platform.
Stainless steel chocks and docking cleats
Center line door in transom allows for easy walk-thru boarding access.
Ground tackle storage in forward locker.
Miscellaneous storage in seat lockers forward and aft.
Center-console and T-top hinge forward to allow complete engine access
Yanmar 6BY, 6-cylinder, 260 HP, diesel engine
Yanmar ignition panel
Yanmar gauges for oil pressure, water temperature & voltage
Yanmar digital tachometer
Throttle and bucket controls at helm
Engine hours: 120 estimated
Aquadrive drive shaft
Hamilton HS241 water jet drive system
76 Gallon capacity in 2 tanks
Fuel gauges for each tank at helm
Tank selection manifold under cockpit sole
Racor fuel / water separator filter
Two (2) 12-volt, deep cycle marine batteries
Blue Seas rotary battery selector switch
Circuit panel with battery charge indicator, DC Main switch and seven (7) individual circuits for control of all ships electrical systems.
Two (2) 12-volt charging outlets
Vetus teak and stainless steel steering wheel
Seastar hydraulic steering
Ritchie helm compass
Raymarine C120/w Chart Plotter
Lewmar Delta anchor with chain and rode
Anchor stored in custom teak chocks in forward (anchor) locker.
Two (2) Rule 1500 gph automatic bilge pumps
Fire extinguishers (Kiddie ABC) 2ea
Cushions for forward seating and helm seating.
Forward dodger with stainless steel bows.
Zip open window in dodger allows for easy access the bow and anchor locker.
Canvas top for T-top
Removable isinglass windshield
Dock lines and fenders
Ensign and flagstaff