The Boat

 

"Doodlebug" was built in 2001 in France and is an Amel Super Maramu 2000.  She began life as a "demonstrator" for the Amel dealer in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and we purchased her there in March 2003.

She is a blue-water ketch rigged sailing boat and her vital statistics are as follows:

        Length Overall                53 foot 6 inches    (16 meters)

        Length at Water Line      41 foot 4 inches   (12.6 meters)

        Beam                                15 foot 1 inch       (4.6 meters)

        Draft                                 6 foot 7 inches     (2.05 meters)

        Air Draft                           65 foot 2 inches   (20.0 meters)

        Ballast                              12,320 pounds      (5,500 Kgs)

        Displacement (loaded)     35,840 pounds     (16,250 Kgs)

        Engine                               85 H.P.

        Fuel                                   158 Gallons         (600 Liters)

        Water                                264 Gallons         (1000 Liters) 

        Sail Area - Main               377 sq. ft.            (35 sq. m.)

        Sail Area - Jib                   700 sq. ft.            (71 sq. m)

        Sail Area - Mizzen            204 sq. ft.            (19 sq. m)

        Manufacturer's website    www.amel.fr

      

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