Amanda is a classic wooden boat built in 1956 in the U.K. (refitted in 2018). A 24 meter cruiser traveling 10-12 miles/hour and accommodates up to 12 people in its 5 cabins. Charters are offered, with tailor made menus on extra charge. (For daily cruise accommodates up to 49 PAX.)
Amanda was designed by the naval architect. R.M. Martins and built in UK at the shipyard of GRAHAM BUNN (WROXHM) NORFOLK in 1956. At some point the company name changed to Windboats Marine and is still in business today building ocean going yachts and powerboats (Gunfleet and Hardy, and until a few years ago they also built Oysters).
On that time YVANCHA was the longest (24m) built yacht ever. She was constructed from wood with teak deck , using a similar method to the historical vessels of FAIRMILE TYPE, and has a broadly similar hull shape to the Fairmile Type B.
Construction is of double diagonal moulded construction with timber planking laid diagonally with calico between the skins and nailed through with copper boat nails and roves. Hull shape is round bilge displacement form with high length:beam ratio.
Powered by 2 Rolls Royce Diesel engines of 200 BHP each which are still performing trouble free.