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Old 04-17-2015, 08:49 PM
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Default Calcutta 47.5. Big Ass Cat!

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"I guess the "Cat's out of the bag" so to speak. We are tooling up the new 475 (47.5'), and it's starting to take shape. These photos show the laser cut framing for the plug, with our 26' along side for scale. The CAD renderings show the 475 compared to our 36 as well. The 475 will be an express style boat powered by twin diesels."
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How would you legally trailer that? Even with wide load permit
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What a beast!
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Wow! Looks like the Miss Barnegat Light!
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Originally Posted by linesider 159 View Post
How would you legally trailer that? Even with wide load permit
You wouldn't.
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Again

Lots of new cats comming out

Congrats!!!!!

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Pics dont do it justice... It is massive!
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Wow what a beast....
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In my dream world that will be my offshore rig.
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WOW Subcribed that is going to be one bad kity!
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Originally Posted by linesider 159 View Post
How would you legally trailer that? Even with wide load permit
It looks like it would take all of two lanes. I dont know of any 48' boats that are trailerable
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Doesn't look like much tunnel clearance! That can be a major factor in a cat.
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Originally Posted by thataway View Post
Doesn't look like much tunnel clearance! That can be a major factor in a cat.
My first thought also...
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Doesn't look like much tunnel clearance! That can be a major factor in a cat.
Yes, but I imagine that is still a big volume of air to help provide a cushioning effect. I am sure they put plenty of research and design efforts before going into production. Besides, at that length the hull will likely span several waves at one time.
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Bad. Ass.
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Doesn't look like much tunnel clearance! That can be a major factor in a cat.
Again... Pictures don't do it justice. It's 17' wide. I've seen it in person but if you go to Calcutta's Facebook page, they have some cad drawings that compare it to the 36.
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Now that's got some WOW factor.
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That boat is gonna be bad ass, unfortunately if will likely never be in our price range without willing the lotto.

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The boat is actually 48 feet and a couple inches now. The tunnel is huge just not tall like a displacement cat .This cat is a planning pad bottom design with lots of lift. You will see very little bow rise as the boat gets on plane. The lift will actually raise it straight up and empty the tunnel quickly. It will run over 50 as designed and cruise with a very respectable fuel burn . Here are some pics of the progress. The entire boat has been CAD designed as well as the jig . Part of it was laser cut and some parts were CNC cut depending on locations and curves. We decided to build the plugs and molds in house so we could control the project from start to finish and make changes on the fly.
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sweet, these are made 5 minutes from my house, I'm going to have to keep an eye out and maybe swing in to check it out.

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