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Winter Storms No Match For Frank Kowalski's Irish Built Safehaven Patrol Vessels

3rd January 2016
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Super surfers – The Irish built boats handle the six metre waves with comparative ease

Cool as a cucumber in some very scary seas, watch Irish boat builder Frank Kowalski put two of his new Barracuda vessels through their paces off the Daunt Rock outside Cork Harbour on the South coast of Ireland. The video shows a 13m Barracuda II on rough weather sea trials alongside an 11m Barracuda I in 'Storm Desmond' with 6m seas and 60mph+ winds.

Safehaven Marine, based in Youghal, took advantage of the storms to perform rough weather sea trials of new vessels including a Wildcat 60 catamaran, and 18.5m ocean research vessel.

Read Afloat's previous posts on Safehaven's range of vessels here

 

Published in Cork Harbour
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