More F-33 Progress
January 27, 2015
I was in the Philippines again last week to visit Multihulls Direct, where their next 'all carbon epoxy' F-33RXC is being
Multihull Direct's new larger factory at Clark Free Port Zone (near Subic Bay). The original Subic
Factory Panorama with the next F-33RXC visible, along with newly made molds in foreground. The F-33
We will start taking deposits soon for the molded production version, and being the first new genuine
Typical of the details throughout the current boat - a perfectly blended in bow socket.
While the overall standard of finish is just superb.
More typical details of the fit and finish, and excellent quality. Stainless steel chafe guards protect
The port side
Port side interior view
Interior is all hand built by dedicated craftsmen, and current 'top of the line' epoxy version can have
To me, hull liners on a performance boat are like Granite panels being used to line an aircraft's cabin.
Starboard side. I have also never been a big supporter of using wood in interiors, having always preferred
Forward berth - no cushions yet, but still very roomy
Looking aft past vanity unit
Looking further aft
Galley stove and sink area on the starboard side
Port aft view with side underwing access hatch
Entry step - all very well thought out by Multihulls Direct owner Michael Mallory and
The next boats in line
This one is going to Vancouver (Canada), and hopefully in time for the Vancouver April Boat Show
An unfinished hull, soon to be painted. Note the Farrier Marine made curved foils that
The other side
This is an aft cockpit boat
The well equipped machine shop - all machined parts are made in house by skilled machinists
A new boat just being starting - this one is another all carbon boat, main hull side and bottom
Now vacuum bagged
The other side also now laminated - just a center strip to go.
Polishing up new daggerboard case molds. All small F-33 molds are being made first, and next
Another factory view - there's also a similar but empty factory right next door that will be just right