New 42 gets the XXL beam treatment
Sometimes 15’3″ just isn’t wide enough.
Take Matt Huntley’s new 42 Osmond Mattie Lynn II, for instance. H&H Marine of Steuben, ME offers the Osmond Beal-designed model with a standard beam of a little over 15 feet – but Bucks Harbor lobsterman Matt Huntley wanted all the optional width that was available.
No problem, said H&H.
17’8″ later, Huntley’s solid fiberglass hull was complete – and ready to have her bilges filled. Along with a single 400-gallon fuel tank, Mattie Lynn II has four Pacer pump-fed lobster tanks designed to hold a total of 32 crates beneath the platform…
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