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C. Raymond Hunt Associates Celebrates 50 Years

C. Raymond Hunt Associates, a boat design firm that continues to expand on the legacy of its founder, C. Raymond Hunt, to produce innovative boats with rugged seaworthiness, is now celebrating its 50th year. “Ray Hunt was a genius, able to intuitively know how boats work and with the courage to experiment,” said C. Raymond Hunt Associates President, Winn Willard. “We have taken Ray's ideas and applied them, honing our expertise and knowledge from the days of the early deep-v hulls. Now we have an 11-meter RIB on virtually every large ship in the U.S.

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BBY Debuts 65-foot Hunt-Designed Sportfish

Brooklin Boat Yard is introducing the design for a modern, cold-molded 65-foot sportfish motoryacht. Designed by C. Raymond Hunt Associates, the new yacht features Hunt's high-performing and stable deep-vee hull. Using Brooklin Boat Yard's wood-composite construction techniques, the sportfish will have serious offshore capabilities. This new sportfish design expands the range of Brooklin Boat Yard's current offerings to larger motoryacht designs. The Brooklin Boat Yard 65-foot sportfish has been designed to be strong and robust, comfortable and dry.

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Hunt to Build its Biggest Yacht to Date

Hunt Yachts LLC announced plans to build its largest model yet: the Hunt 80' Sport Motoryacht. According to the Rhode-Island based designer and builder, an experienced yachtsman who also owns a Hunt Harrier 25’ has commissioned this new 80’ Hunt flagship. The 80'Sport Motoryacht features a hull and superstructure designed by C. Raymond Hunt Associates, whose founder, Ray Hunt, invented the deep-V hull. Powered by twin 1,600-bhp diesels mated to Hamilton water-jet drives, the new…