Designed by George Buehler and built of wood, this Diesel Duck 40 trawler has a displacement hull and is intended as a long distance, economical, live-aboard cruiser, capable of ocean cruising in relative comfort at a steady, slow, efficient speed. Hand crafted by Wayne Shibley Wooden Boats LLC, constructed of douglas fir wood with silicone bronze fasteners, everything is strong and heavy duty for serious long range cruising.
Wood is still a good boatbuilding material, maintenance is simple and can be done with hand tools, wood is a natural, renewable material, available everywhere, it insulates, it is strong and can be fashioned to please the eye.
*This Diesel Duck 40 long range trawler is in the final interior finishing stages and will be ready for a Spring 2014 Delivery*
*MARINE SURVEY REPORT AVAILABLE WITH AN ACCEPTED PURCHASE AGREEEMENT*