First Photos: North Pacific Yachts 28 Sea Trials

The brand new North Pacific Yachts 28 pocket trawler has splashed at the factory in China and is undergoing initial sea trials. OceanLines has exclusive first photos.
First Hull of New North Pacific Yachts 28 Line During Sea Trials -- Photo:  Courtesy of North Pacific Yachts

First Hull of New North Pacific Yachts 28 Line During Sea Trials -- Photo: Courtesy of North Pacific Yachts

The photos in this story are of the brand new North Pacific Yachts 28 as she takes to the water for the first time near her south China factory. 

North Pacific Yachts 28 Pocket Trawler During Initial Sea Trials -- Photo:  Courtesy of North Pacific Yachts

North Pacific Yachts 28 Pocket Trawler During Initial Sea Trials -- Photo: Courtesy of North Pacific Yachts

The launching and initial checkout took place last week and the project remains on schedule to ship hull #1 within the next few weeks. 

North Pacific Yachts 28 Pocket Trawler During Initial Sea Trials -- Photo:  Courtesy of North Pacific Yachts

North Pacific Yachts 28 Pocket Trawler During Initial Sea Trials -- Photo: Courtesy of North Pacific Yachts

OceanLines will have early performance numbers on the NPY28 shortly. 

North Pacific Yachts 28 Pocket Trawler During Initial Sea Trials -- Photo:  Courtesy of North Pacific Yachts

North Pacific Yachts 28 Pocket Trawler During Initial Sea Trials -- Photo: Courtesy of North Pacific Yachts

You can read a detailed article about the NPY28 here.  All photos in this article are courtesy of Trevor Brice at North Pacific Yachts.

North Pacific Yachts 28 Pocket Trawler During Initial Sea Trials -- Photo:  Courtesy of North Pacific Yachts

North Pacific Yachts 28 Pocket Trawler During Initial Sea Trials -- Photo: Courtesy of North Pacific Yachts

North Pacific Yachts 28 Pocket Trawler During Initial Sea Trials -- Photo:  Courtesy of North Pacific Yachts

North Pacific Yachts 28 Pocket Trawler During Initial Sea Trials -- Photo: Courtesy of North Pacific Yachts

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