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M/V Idlewild


This 57 foot boat is designed by George Buehler and Ben Gray . Built by Reyse Marine in Surrey, BC. The boat displaces 30,000 pounds, is 11 feet wide with a draft of 42 inches.

It is a powerboat with a 55 hp motor. We get about 6.5 kts (7.5 mph) with a fuel burn of 1.3 US gallons per hour and 1000 gallons of fuel on board for a range of 5,000 miles. We also carry 400 US gallons of water. Sleeps four people plus a sea berth in the wheel house.

The boat is proportionally quite narrow for efficiency.



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