Brooklin, Maine: Brooklin Boat Yard, a leader in modern cold-molded wood composite yacht construction, is expanding the range of their offerings to larger motoryacht designs. We are pleased to introduce the Brooklin Boat Yard 65’ Sportfish Motoryacht in collaboration with the design office of C. Raymond Hunt Associates of New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Hunt Design has penned successful powerboats between 9’ and up to over 100’ length overall for numerous well known and respected yacht builders such as Burger, Grady-White, Grand Banks, Hinckley, Lee Wilbur and Palmer Johnson and many more.The desirable attributes of the Hunt deep-V hull is good rough water performance and a dry ride.
With this design pedigree in mind, the new Brooklin Boat Yard 65’ Sportfish has been designed with serious offshore capabilities in mind: strong and robust, comfortable and dry. The arrangement is classic sportfish, with accommodations for six in the owner’s party plus a crew of two. Aft is a large fighting cockpit overlooked by a mezzanine deck.
Our focus is to incorporate the yard’s advanced wood composite construction techniques with recent advances in propulsion technology and controls. Brooklin is a true leader in the industry where the structural benefits of wood and high tech composite materials are showcased in every yacht we build. Every component of our yachts is vacuum bagged and composite fabrics are resin infused giving them optimum strength to weight characteristics and making a truly superior product. The propulsion package that has been selected is a triple Volvo-Penta IPS IPS1200 drives delivering total power of 2,700hp for a cruise speed of 35 knots. These are 6-cylinder common rail injected, turbocharged and intercooled marine diesels with incredible efficiency.
More important are the long list of user friendly options available with the Volvo IPS system including: joystick docking, joystick driving, dynamic positioning, Sportfish mode, autopilot, glass cockpit system, trip computer, cruise control, single lever mode, low-speed mode for a true fully integrated bridge experience using flush touch screens.
For the traditionalist a conventional propulsion package is available using twin MTU 12V 2000 M92L, common rail injected, turbocharged and intercooled marine diesels rated at 1,920hp @ 2,450 rpm each, with gears, shafts and propeller struts.