Fast Steam Launch “Project X”
This model is our vision for a 50 foot fast commuter launch and day boat of the early 1900s for use on inland waters. It is not based on any particular prototype. This project started as the 10th kit we have designed and has remained as ‘Project X’
Length overall -
Beam 7” (178mm)
Max draught = 4.25 inches / 108mm
Minimum freeboard = 2.85inches / 72mm
Displacement = 12 lbs / 5.4 kgs
Displacement without steam plant = 6 lbs / 2.7 kgs
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Marten & Howes reserve the right to alter the design and specification without prior notice.
The kit is supplied without the steam unit. The kit contains all the parts and fittings
to construct the model, including the fibreglass hull moulding and running gear,
a general arrangement drawing and building instructions with colour illustrations.
Also included in the instructions are identification drawings for the pre-
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