'Grayhound Lugger at her launch last month'
Marine engine specialists, Beta Marine have supplied a Beta 75 marine engine and Beta Gen12kW generator to the replica lugger, Grayhound, which was recently launched in Millbrook in Devon. The Grayhound is a three masted lugger; the first of its kind to have been built in Britain for over 200 years.
Beta Marine were asked to supply a Beta 75 engine which they produced in a custom-made acoustic enclosure to give an exceptionally quiet engine. In addition the yacht is fitted with a 12kW Beta generator.
Beta Marine offer a range of quiet, low emission engines suitable for all types of boats from dayboats up to 60ft yachts as well as a range for inland narrowboats; prices start from £3290 inc Vat.
Beta Marine are celebrating 25 years of successful trading in 2012 and recently announced a record turnover for the last financial year.
For more information on Beta Marine Ltd please visit www.betamarine.co.uk
by Sarah Johnson
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6:09 AM Sat 20 Oct 2012GMT
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