The 949 is a heavy duty landing craft with a 1m65 wide bow door. The cabin is not included in the design but can be added to customer’s requirements.
The design has a self bailing deck and ample space below the main deck to accommodate fuel tanks or storage holds. Her construction is a combination of longitudinal and transverse framing and designed in accordance with CE-category C.
The designed maximum payload, subject to centre of gravity height and weight distribution, as well as operating conditions, is 2,500 kg. The hull has excellent handling characteristics even at higher speeds. Sea trials with speeds of 90 km/hr were achieved with twin 225 hp outboards.
The kit has been modified by Bruce Roberts Europe bv to comply with the European codes and rules, as well as production standards. The Bruce Roberts Europe pre-cut building kit consists of extremely accurate cut parts from first class marine grade aluminium, including precision markings, the pre-forming of all parts and all profiles (extrusions) as used in the hulls construction.
The standard kit comprises all parts for the hull including deck and ramp, including bow door hinges and fuel tank, but excludes a cabin, which can be added to customer’s requirement as an optional extra. A comprehensive set of assembly drawings and step by step instructions accompany each kit, ensuring efficient and fast assembly of this boat.