Cheetahs V. Sharks from West Wales

The latest 11.2m Cheetah joins her little sister, White Water in Wales. Skippered by Andy Alsop, the White Water team has earnt an outstanding reputation amongst shark fisherman across Europe.

With a strong demand Andy can now to double up on shark fishing trips during the season.

Powered by twin Evinrude G2 300hp outboards, White Water achieved top speeds of 40 knots with hefty cruising speeds of 27 knots at 4500 rpm. For the Whitewater boys who commute 30 miles daily into the Irish Sea, the Evinrudes will get them to the shark grounds quicker so they can fish for longer.

A strong North West provided testing conditions between Lands End and Pembroke during delivery to Milford Haven. The Cheetahs excellent hull capabilities powered by the new G2s provided a good combination of performance and power with speeds of 22-26 knots at three litres per mile.

With the increasing siting of Bluefin tuna in the Irish Sea, Whitewater features a tuna tower with secondary steering. Access is provided via a ladder on the port side. Whitewater is coded to category 2, for fourteen persons, 60 miles from a safehaven.

Specification detail:

  • The wheelhouse roof features a tuna tower with secondary steering.
  • Webasto hot water system provides hot water for shower and sink.
  • MCA coded for 12 passengers plus two crew with a variety of seating options, inside and out
  • Extensive Simrad electronics package
  • Cabin galley seating and table for six converts to a king size bed. An additional berth is located forward of the dash. Twin 500 litre fuel tanks provide a range of 500 miles at cruising speeds
Statistics
Moulded length overall 11.2m
Beam 3.7m
Propulsion 2 x Evinrude 300hp G2
Top Speeds 40 knots
Cruise 20-27 knots
Deck Size 4.9m x 3.6m
Wheelhouse Size 2.5m x 3.6m
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