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NEW ! SUPER STUDY boat plans !
ANY THREE STUDY boat plans ON DOWNLOAD or on CD - YOU CHOOSE DOWNLOAD OR CD. . . .
The study boat plans have lists of materials & equipment etc ... these will be a great help in costing out the completed vessel. Each DOWNLOAD or on CD - YOU CHOOSE DOWNLOAD OR CD. . .  contains - ALL the construction drawings of your choices of ANY THREE STUDY boat plans with up to 25 sheets per plan!  Lists of materials - Technical information - Numerous construction drawings.  You can view & print the drawings in full or in sections.  PLEASE INDICATAMARANE WHICH STUDY boat plans YOU WANT TO ORDER in the SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS BOX on the ON-LINE-ORDER-FORM  + FREE e-book BUILD YOUR OWN POWER BOAT included on DOWNLOAD or on CD - YOU CHOOSE DOWNLOAD OR CD. . .. HUNDREDS OF STEP BY STEP BUILDING PHOTOS ARE INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE. Us $99 - Euro €75  ORDER NOW

EURO 1600 STEEL KIT or boat plans & CUTTING FILES
Stylish Motor Yacht designed with the family or entertaining in mind, this mid size motor yacht will find many admirers. The powerboat building kit comes complete with internal stairs and steps leading down to the swim platform.

Developed from the proven Waverunner 52 and measuring 54 feet this motor yacht is for the serious cruiser or 'live-aboard' and also makes an ideal corporate vessel. The Euro 1600 may be powered by with single engine (with optional "take home engine" ) or Twins ... the offshore semi-displacement hull is capable of cruising at around 10 to 14 kts when powered with single 350 hp or twin 200 hp to 250 horse power engines. This design is well suited for extended cruising with in absolute luxury .... This is one of our very popular powerboat designs available in kit form ... over 20 sold to date.

This is now a WELL PROVEN design with many examples with already in service in all parts of the world.

This boat is designed in accordance with Lloyds  for category 1 (unrestricted operating / sailing area), which is much better than the EU and other Classification Societies and the  CE-A require. Complete stability calculations are included in the design package. All calculations are also cross referenced against ABS requirements to ensure that the design meets world-wide standards and specifications.

In the case of KITS, all plate parts belonging to the hull, deck and superstructure that are accurately cut to size are included. The parts are marked with the appropriate part number and engraved matching marking lines to assist in the assembly and location of the part in its position. Cutting method is Plasma / Oxygen, ensuring highest accuracy and smooth edges.
 
Plate parts are cut from Lloyds approved A Grade Shipbuilding quality STEEL that has been coated with factory applied Sigma weld MC welding primer.  We use and recommend steel plate that has the official designation ISO standard 10474 or EN 10204 with 3.1.B certificate.
SEE SIMILAR DESIGNS IN WOOD EPOXY  or  FIBERGLASS
LOA 53'   09" 16.37m
LWL 45'   06" 13.88m
BEAM 17'   09" 5.47m   
DRAFT 4'   00" 1.20m

EURO 1600
STEEL
KIT or boat plans & CUTTING FILES or FIBERGLASS
or WOOD EPOXY boat plans & FSP

Euro 1600 nearly completed and ready to leave the paint shop.

EURO 1600
STEEL
KIT or boat plans & CUTTING FILES or FIBERGLASS
or WOOD EPOXY boat plans & FSP

Euro 1600 nearly completed and ready to leave the paint shop.

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EURO 1600
The circular staircase is part of the kit and is a feature of several of our motor yacht and trawler kits.

NOTE FROM BUILDER:  Bruce, Thank you for sending along the DOWNLOAD or on CD - YOU CHOOSE DOWNLOAD OR CD. . .
.  It is very helpful. 
Several outstanding questions were answered.  I appreciate your help.  My son and I just

completed putting on the first coat of paint on the hull.  We are going to do a bit of  fairing work, paint again and eventually take it to a professional

painter for the finish work.  I'll send you some pictures a little later in the summer.     Regards Jim Fox

 

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EURO 1600
Engine beds and bottom stringers in position.

STUDY PLAN PACKAGES ON DOWNLOAD or on CD - YOU CHOOSE DOWNLOAD OR CD. . .
GIVE ACCESS TO HUNDREDS OF step by step BOAT & KIT ASSEMBLY PHOTOS ... See details

EURO 1600
Built from a Bruce Roberts STEEL KIT
EURO 1600
Built from a Bruce Roberts STEEL KIT
EURO 1600
Built from a Bruce Roberts STEEL KIT

 

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EURO 1600
STEEL
KIT or boat plans & CUTTING FILES or FIBERGLASS
or WOOD EPOXY boat plans & FSP

EURO 1600 – Sweet Sixteen
First sea trials: 
Trials today went very well and all navigation equipment is now calibrated and tested. All in perfect working order and the possibilities with the Simrad system are endless, she runs and handles beautifully.

We took "Sweet Sixteen" to some wider and deeper water and of course tested her manoeuvring / tracking / emergency stop and speed in the process. With a current of 2 Kn she does on the main engine 11 - 12 Kn down-current with headwind of 6 Bf and 10.5 Kn up-current at 2600 RPM. 

Main engine is Iveco 8210-SRM45-10,  6 cylinder 13,8 L 450 HP.

Aux engine is Iveco 8041-M09 4 cylinder 95 Hp  

The wake at the up-current speed of 10 Kn, just perfect. Her turning circle is 20 m diameter at full rudder at 8 Kn speed.

Emergency stop on the main engine from 8 Kn till 0 is not more then 20 meters, which is extremely good for this 35 ton lady. She tracks perfect, except when reversing the main engine at full throttle which causes her to break-out sideways (due to the auxiliary engine-prop) but once aware of this it’s very easy to compensate by using the rear-thruster.

The emergency / take home engine pulls out a speed of 5 Kn down-current and 4,2 Kn up current. Still very good and serves its purpose.

Not shown on the pictures but we had several large Rhine barges, overloaded as usual causing their usual wake of sometimes 1 m height but Sweet Sixteen is not bothered. No rolling, very little pitching and we all (6 persons) stood and staid without support on the flybridge.

EURO 1600
STEEL
KIT or boat plans & CUTTING FILES or FIBERGLASS
or WOOD EPOXY boat plans & FSP

Standard flybridge layout - can be varied to suit your requirements.

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EURO 1600
STEEL
KIT or boat plans & CUTTING FILES or FIBERGLASS
or WOOD EPOXY boat plans & FSP

Standard salon and control station  layout - can be varied to suit your requirements.

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EURO 1600
STEEL
KIT or boat plans & CUTTING FILES or FIBERGLASS
or WOOD EPOXY boat plans & FSP

Standard accommodation layouts - can be varied to suit your requirements.

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EURO 1600
Euro 1600 being assembled in Egypt from one of our kits

Dear Bruce, Having gone through about 50% of assembly work on my boat , I find it very important to offer you, and everyone who took part in the design and cutting files my sincerest congratulations for making this beautiful piece of art come to reality. Words cannot fully express how enjoyable and easy you made it for me to assemble this beauty with the utmost accuracy. Congratulations and thank you. Mahmoud

 

EURO 1600 - Passenger or Crew Boat version
STEEL
KIT or boat plans & CUTTING FILES or FIBERGLASS
or WOOD EPOXY boat plans & FSP

 

June 2004 Hi Bruce, The build out of my Euro 16 is coming along.  Progress has been a bit slow because of my work schedule.  I expect the boat will be launched sometime in 2005.  I am enjoying the building process and don't want to finish the job too fast.  Hal in your Annapolis office has been very helpful.  The prints he sent along showing the engine room and other parts of the boat have really helped. I'll send along some pictures.  I promise. Jim Fox - See photos of Jim's boat in the study plan package on CD EURO 1600
STEEL
KIT or boat plans & CUTTING FILES or FIBERGLASS
or WOOD EPOXY boat plans & FSP

"My boat kit arrived in very good condition.  Lots of steel!  Nicely packed.  The assembly looks very straight forward. Should be fun. I would like a price quote on windows for the Euro 16 M....Regards Jim

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26 M (shown). These boats are available as pre-cut hulls or part or completely built. NEW Custom Motor Yachts...72 ft / 22M, 75 ft / 23M, 85 ft complete boats or as Semi-custom boat plans and patterns. Varied hulls types based on Semi-displacement or planing hull configurations are available. Numerous different accommodation layouts are possible.

EURO 1900    EURO 2300   EURO 2400   EURO 2600

LINKS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS DESIGN:    

 SET OF EURO KIT ASSEMBLY PHOTOS      POWER & MOTOR  YACHT KITS

KIT DESIGNS:

NEW CUSTOM boat plans IN FIBERGLASS OR WOOD EPOXY. 

Many of you admire our range of kit designs but you would prefer to build in other materials … Consequently we have had many requests to provide alternative custom boat plans for building in fiberglass or wood epoxy.

EURO POWERBOAT KIT DESIGNS - FIBERGLASS

To check out the Fiberglass construction techniques that will be reflected in the boat plans and full size frame patterns … REFER to the BUILD YOUR OWN POWERBOAT … chapters 12 and 13

EURO POWERBOAT KIT DESIGNS  – Wood Epoxy

To check out the Wood Epoxy techniques that will be reflected in the boat plans and full size frame patterns … REFER to the BUILD YOUR OWN POWERBOAT … chapter 14

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