Icemint 40 flip

Icemint 40 flip

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Custom, News

Thanks to Lee for the short clip:

Mintyachts grows

Mintyachts grows

Posted by on Mar 4, 2017 in News

Beside our projects Coast50 and Icemint we have extended our office. New rooms provide for more efficient work and the freely become place for social meeting places for the crew.

Icemint 40

Icemint 40

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 in Custom, News

Icemint…A fast explorer. Designed by David Raison and François Lucas, this blue water sailing monohull is thought out for higher latitude sailing. Lifting keel, twin rudders, protected cockpit. Sail far, fast and safe. Currently under construction.  

GTO39 keel

GTO39 keel

Posted by on Jan 30, 2016 in News, Series

Fixed keel for GTO39 being vacuum epoxy laminated. This is done in order to ensure lead ballast is completely insulated form water, avoiding contact between aluminium keel, stainless steel bolting and lead. Still a few layers of quadriaxial cloth and we can start fairing.   The two halves being faired before assembly:

The work of weeks in 4 minutes

The work of weeks in 4 minutes

Posted by on Dec 18, 2015 in News

A time-lapse movie

A new state of the art nameplate

A new state of the art nameplate

Posted by on Nov 13, 2015 in News

Not as big as in the photoshopped version, but…

Coast 50 second hull

Coast 50 second hull

Posted by on Oct 11, 2015 in Custom, News

2nd Hull flipped over… Rotation of the 2nd hull done, just as planned. Both hulls are on their trolleys so they can easily be positioned before being connected. Still a lot of internal welding to do while the platform is being built. Work in progress!

Coast 50

Coast 50

Posted by on Sep 20, 2015 in Custom, News

First hull being turned upright. Perfect balancing of the hull on it’s turning jig. On to the next one in a few days. See the video (thanks again to Lee Trevarthen for the footage)   Some weeks earlier (click to enlarge):

Mint Yachts is glad to announce we are official Beta Marine distributors for Spain.

Mint Yachts is glad to announce we are official Beta Marine distributors for Spain.

Posted by on May 10, 2015 in News

Since 1987 Beta Marine has developed an enviable reputation for providing quiet and smooth running marine diesels to suit a wide range of applications at very competitive prices. The main products are: Sea Going – Heat Exchanger Cooled Marine Propulsion Engines from 10 to 150 bhp. Inland Waterways – Keel Cooled Marine Propulsion Engines from […]

Get an idea of the dimensons

Get an idea of the dimensons

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Custom, News

With thanks to Lee Trevarthen we present a short video, which gives you a small impression of how huge are the hulls of the 50feet catamaran.