ELITE MARINE DESIGN are busy with new projects.

Weber Marine in Gulf Harbour are in the final stages of an Elite 18m Sport fisher powered by twin MAN i6 800s. After that the Weber team mov on to an Elite 16m Mid pilothouse with twin 600hp D8 Volvo Pentas. This vessel will be set up for sport fishing and cruising.

At the same time, they will start on an Elite 14m Sports Sedan. This features a split-level cockpit to cater for fishing, diving and entertaining and a full-width master stateroom.

Lloyd Stevenson Boatbuilders has an 18m under construction. The hull is complete and the team is now working on the superstructure. MAN i6 800s will power the vessel. LSB have also just completed quotation for a 16m Mid pilothouse with twin Scania engines. Both vessels are for repeat clients.

Out for quotation is another Elite 14m sedan featuring a tender garage and full-width master stateroom. Cummins engines have been selected for this design.

Allan Tongs boat builders have recently launched the third Elite AT 43 production motoryacht. The company another six on order with various powerplants and internal layouts.


Early in the design phase is a 26m expedition-style motor yacht for an experienced boating family designed to cruise the more remote areas of New Zealand and Pacific Islands.