Using the same hull as the Freeman 25, the Freeman 26's superstructure was developed from the Freeman 22 Mk2. We see the return of the step in the deck and larger cabin windows. The Freeman 26 offers larger accomodation and together with the Freeman 22 Mk2 formed the back bone of what is generally known as the Freeman range.
This is a factory specification from the original boat brochures. It must be noted that each boat was individually made, sometimes to owners particular specifications and the manufacturing process developed over time.
|Length: || ||25' 10"|| ||Beam: || ||8' 10"|
|Draft: || ||2' 6"|| ||Height Above Waterline: || ||7' 4"|
|Headroom: || ||6'|| ||Speed: || ||8 - 9 Knots|
|Construction: || ||Fibreglass|| ||Berths: || ||4|
|Water Capacity: || ||From 15 Gallons|| ||Fuel Capacity: || ||From 15 Gallons|
|Start Date: || ||1965|| ||End Date: || ||1968|
The boats were fitted with a number of engine options from new.
This model could of been fitted with one of the following engines depending on the original order.
Watermota Sea Tiger Pre Crossflow, Perkins 4.107
Further information on the engines and the models they were fitted in can be found in the engines section.