The Hurleyquin is a powerboat from the Hurley Marine stable, a double-ender in GRP, trimmed with mahogany. She has a forward cabin and a large cockpit, at the after end of which is a small mizzen mast, always useul to set a steadying sail to counteract excessive rolling or to keep the ship's head to windward in certain circumstances.
First of all measurements: length overall, 21ft (6.35 m); length on the waterline, 17ft (5.18m); beam, 7ft 5in (2.22m); draft, 1ft 8in (0.50m). Displacement tonnage is 2,350lb (1,066kg). The photographs in the gallery show her nice clean lines, absence of fuss about the deck, cabin coaming extending aft on either side of the cocvkpit for protection from the weather, and, simple and sensible layout below decks. Headroom under the raised cabin top is 4ft 6in (1.37m). As scan be seen she has wheel steering. Power can be either from outboard or inboard engine according to choice. Engines are also to customer's choice but specified are either Stuart Turner inboard 10hp petrol or Volvo Penta I MD III inboard diesel giving about 7 knots; or outboard 6 or 9.5 hp Evinrude, giving from 6 to 7 knots. She is an ideal family boat; ideal for pottering about in, fishingh and at the same time capable of modest cruises. She is a displacement type boat, not a planing boat and of course will not have the speed of the latter type. Nevertheless with her long straight keel and her seamanlike hull, with ample beam and good freeboard, she will be able to look after herself and her occupants very adequately should the weather turn nasty.