Ideal America’s Cup – Lidgard charter launch


This beautiful launch has had lots of money spent – and it shows. Vessel is spotless – unmarked. Lying Nelson Bays South Island. Contact us to inspect.

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Additional information


Built by Supercraft, Hong Kong. Total rebuild 1997/98 Lidgards. Design by Lidgard 56. Hull construction GRP. Semi displacement.


Twin 850hp MAN D2840 LE401 V10 diesels. Triple station KE-4 electronic throttle controls. Approx 1,000 hours. ZF IRM350 PL gearbox on 2:1 redn.


Cruise – 17 knots. Max – 22 knots.


Fuel – 3,600 litres. Water – 3,000 gallons.


80lb plough anchor, 100m x 12mm chain

Other gear

Muir hydraulic winch – remotes. Fire extinguishers. 3.8m inflatable boat & 40hp outboard plus electric davit crane. Onan 14 kVA genset. Large dive compressor and tank racks. Boarding platform & ladder. Naiad two-fin gyro controlled hydraulic stabilizer system.


In Safe Ship Management for 30 pax and 2 crew. Full survey upgrade in early 2015 including shafts pulled and crack tested. New antifoul.

Safety gear

To SSM specs for 30 pax and 2 crew. Aux petrol driven water pump for fire fighting. Bilge pump.


The vessel was shipped to New Zealand and stripped back to a bare hull. It was totally redesigned and rebuilt by Lidgard Boatbuilders in 1997/98 to survey specs. All equipment including engines, shafts, props, electrics and plumbing was stripped out and replaced.