Precedent Fairey Huntsman 31
34" Precedent Small Wood Huntsman. (HSW)
46" Precedent Large Wood Huntsman. (HLW)
34" Precedent Small Fiberglass Huntsman. (HSF)
46" Precedent Large Fiberglass Huntsman. (HLF)
The classic Precedent Fairey Huntsman 31 has been charming modellers for many years,with its advanced hull design and classy super-structure.
Available in two scale sizes (1/11th 34" & 1/8th 46" scale) each is supplied with either a fiberglass or plywood hull.
Both have one-piece removable superstructures which allow plenty of room for even the largest motors.
No running hardware is provided as this will vary greatly depending on the type of power unit used. But the detailed instructions give plenty of installation options for the model.
The Huntsman 31 was Alan Burnard's brainchild as The primary reason for this hull was comfort at sea and racing (and staying dry!). Alan drew the hull lines in 1966/1967 Two versions of the Huntsman 31 were to be built by Faireys, one with an aft cabin and one with an open cockpit. Between the years 1961 and 1973 the total number of awards won by Fairey Marine cruisers in powerboat races was 148. In addition to this was an impressive tally of 54 awards for races in 1969 alone. This makes a grand total of 202 awards in 12 years or almost 17 awards per year!! Price in 1970 for the complete boat was £11,340 inc twin Perkins T6354 145hp diesels.