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A look behind the doors of the Gunboat factory

by Gunboat 4 Apr 2023 13:18 UTC
Gunboat 80.02 at our factory in La Grande-Motte, France © Bruno Mazodier

As multihull fans descend upon our our small coastal hometown of La Grande-Motte, France this month for the International Multihull Boat Show, here's a look behind the scenes of those big white buildings with the Gunboat signs.

Gunboat 80.02 - whose structure is entirely built in prepreg carbon fiber in partnership with Fibre mechanics, Multiplast and BM composites - is currently undergoing systems installation. 80.01 is getting ready for a color reveal, and scheduled for launch this summer!

Commissioning and sea trials are under way on 68.06. Photos of sail testing with North Sails and Rigging Projects.

Gunboat 68.07 shifts to the next station for systems, meanwhile the deck and coach roof are being assembled and prepped for installation.

Gunboat 72.01 is about to splash! The first Gunboat 72 will roll out of the shed to begin in water testing, final fit-out, and sea trials this spring! Meanwhile 72.02 infusion is under way.

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