Efficient 44 - "Efficient"
The boat is designed to cruise at 15 knots with a top
speed of 26 knots and is fitted with a Yanmar 6CX
530. This engine has a continuous rating of 500 hp @
2800 RPM. At 0.63 hp per kilo this engine is easily the
lightest diesel available in its hp range. Not only does
this engine promise great performance it far exceeds
future EPA requirements, it is a very clean engine.
The layout is a twin cabin, ideal for two couples or
family cruising. There is a whole stack of features
on board this boat including, hot water, fridge, domestic
style galley, all the comforts of home. - Tim Phillips
"The 44 footer will eliminate the tyranny of distance
and allow access to Bass Strait and its islands, some
of the best cruising grounds in the world"
"The efficient 44 is proving to be a great opportunity
to showcase the depth of talent we have among the
staff at WBS". - Project leader, Tim Helliwell.