Gunboat 6802 Rolling out of the Paint Shed

May 13th, 2019

Rolling a Gunboat out of the paint shed marks one of the most exciting build milestones! The dramatic visual impact is a reward to the build team and an announcement to the rest of the world that another Gunboat 68 is soon to launch. Gunboat 6802 is a custom shade of blue-gray, and we can’t wait to see how the blue skies and turquoise waters bring out these hues!

Photos of Gunboat 6802: Click an image to open the gallery

Interested in more technical detail, or considering owning a Gunboat? Read our series of articles about the design and build of the Gunboat 68!  Contact Gunboat for new builds and brokerage listings.

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