Burger Boat’s Sycara IV Sea Trial

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Sycara IV, a classically-styled custom 151 ft Fantail Motor Yacht, underwent an extensive sea trial on Lake Michigan where all systems were tested. Her owners, being particularly concerned about the environment, wanted this yacht to have low fuel consumption and a small wake that would not cause damage to the shoreline.  The sea trials confirmed that while cruising effortlessly at 12 ½ knots with a very small wake Sycara IV burned only 27 gallons per hour, generator included.

Sycara IV represents Burger’s continued commitment to designing and building custom yachts that meet their owner’s specific requirements and desires.  Styled after the classic yachts of the 1920’s, Sycara IV brings together the design talents of Naval Architect Bruce King who developed her hull lines and Yacht Designer Ken Freivokh who worked with the owner and led the Burger Design Team to develop the interior and exterior designs. The team incorporated the intricate, period-appropriate details that were fabricated by Burger’s craftspeople.

After her final fit-out Sycara IV will travel to her owner’s home port and then on to the 2009 Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show for her world debut.

Maritime Reporter April 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Vessels

DNV GL's Walk to Work Guidelines for Offshore Personnel

Offshore facility operators can now consider an alternative and more cost-effective means to transfer personnel to and from their facilities, which is safe, efficient and regulatory compliant.

BP Shipping Marks its 100th Year

BP Shipping today celebrates its 100-year anniversary, making it the longest continually operating company in the BP group. Formed on April 30, 1915 as the British Tanker Company,

USN Escort U.S. Flagged Ships in Strait of Hormuz

Ships from U.S. Naval Forces Central Command in Bahrain have begun accompanying U.S.-flagged maritime traffic in the Strait of Hormuz, Defense Department officials said.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1039 sec (10 req/sec)