What happened Marlow Hunter?
In 2012, David Marlow, head of Marlow Yachts in Palmetto, bought Hunter and some assets of Luhrs and Mainship for $1.9 million. He kept Mainship but has since sold Luhrs. Now renamed Marlow-Hunter, the sailboat operation is operating with 160 employees, down from the 430 it had in 2006-07.
Are Hunter sailboats any good?
Yes Hunter is not a high end custom built boat but solidly built, sails well, has many innovative features, is very comfortable, and fit and finish is every bit as good as any of the other production brands out there.
Where are Hunter sailboats built?
Hunter is a North American leader in the manufacturing of sailboats and sailing yachts. Hunter yachts are built on a 38-acre parcel in Alachua, Florida.
How much is a Hunter 15?
Whether you’re a seasoned sailor looking to bang around the buoys or a family on a Sunday outing, the Marlow-Hunter 15 is a fun, versatile boat that fits your sailing lifestyle! The fun begins at just $11,278 retail, however, ask us about our manufacturer’s discount and the savings currently available by buying direct!
Is Hunter a bluewater boat?
But here’s the takeaway – Hunters are built to be bluewater boats.
Are Hunter sailboats Bluewater?
Is Marlow mainship still in business?
David Marlow is still at the company’s helm. The Mainship trawler owners’ website has a active user group. Marlow’s luxury trawlers, built in his own yard in China, range from 49 to 97 feet in length. He also manages two service yards in Florida.
Who is the owner of the Hunter sailboat?
These floating test beds became the basis for many of the innovations that have appeared in Hunter production models. These include B & R rigs, arches and water-ballast. Hunter was sold in August 2012 to Mr. David E. Marlow, builder of Marlow Yachts.
How big is a Hunter Marine sailboat?
Sailboats Built By Hunter Marine (USA) Model LOA First Built HUNTER 140 14.00 ft / 4.27 m 2003 HUNTER 146 14.50 ft / 4.42 m 2003 HUNTER 15 14.50 ft / 4.42 m 2008 HUNTER 170 17.08 ft / 5.21 m 1999
How long has Marlow Hunter been making boats?
Our 40 year heritage of design innovation, rugged construction, and dedication to customer value has made us the leader in the North American manufacturing of sailboats and sailing yachts. Whether you’re a blue water sailor, a coastal cruiser, or a small-boat energy enthusiast, we have the boat for you.
What kind of boat does Hunter yacht build?
What type of yachts does Hunter build? Hunter models can range in size and length from 21 feet to 50 feet with unique boat hull types including monohull, displacement and other. They are usually used for traditional, time-honored activities such as overnight cruising, sailing, watersports and day cruising. Hunter produces models with inboard,