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Pelin Challenger


Probably the most popular planing launch, has been pushed a step further with a late model 450 horse power Cat C7


Pelin Challenger


Make: Cat C7

Cylinders: 6

Fuel Type: Diesel

Fuel Capacity: 800 ltrs app.

Shaft or Leg: Shaft Drive

Cruising Speed: 15 knots

Horsepower: 450

No. of Engines: 1

Engine Hours: 1830 app.

Tank Material: 4 x new 2015

Bow Thruster: Yes

Top Speed: 20 Knots

Construction + Materials

Hull Material: Kauri Double Diagonal Glassed

Builder: Hodgkinson

Length: 12.7 metres

Beam: 4.039 metres

Deck/Cabin Material: Fibre Glass over Ply

Designer: Pelin

Draft: app. 1.3 metres

Displacement: 9 tonne


Pelin Challenger, probably the most popular planing launch, has been pushed a step further with a late model 450 horse power Cat C7, with only 1830 hours on the clock, and a cruising speed of 15 knots and top speed of 20 knots.


Typical to the Pelin Challenger design, this boat features a generous sized cockpit for fishing, and flybridge en-closed with clears. An aft galley, good sized saloon and with ample berths there is plenty of space for families to day trip or overnight.


She is fully set up for game fishing and has all the extras including genset, late model GPS and chart plotters. New anti foul and propspeed recently applied.


14 metre Whitianga Marina berth available to rent for this launch.


Headroom in saloon—6 foot
Berthing details—front 3 x bunks, starboard
Small double, saloon double and single

Chain 100 metres
Warps—200 metres
3 x bilge pumps
3 x steering stations
Genset 5.5 MASE
Start batteries—24 volt


House batteries—220 amp hour, 2 x 6 volt

VHF x 2

Inverter 2000 watts app. / Charger
Depth Sounder / Fish Finder / GPS—Furuno
Auto Pilot—Seatalk
Life jackets x 4
Fire extinguisher

Stove & Oven
Hot water—240 volt plus engine
Fridge/freezer—1 x 12 volt, 1 x electric
Toilet x 1
Showers x 2
Water—500 litres, stainless steel tanks

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