This news follows Al Seer Marine recent announcement of its partnership with Rafnar for the licensing of the Rafnar Hull. The challenge of circumnavigating Iceland in a small open RIB was an ideal opportunity for Al Seer Marine to gain first-hand experience of the Rafnar Hull in the conditions that shaped it.
The journey began in Reykjavík, Iceland, on Thursday, 31st of May 2018 at 1:20PM and ended on Saturday, June 2nd at 8:00AM in Reykjavík. The trip spanned 820 nautical miles and was completed in 42:40 hours, with a total operating time of 37:20 hours and average speed of 21.6 knots, based on the boat’s GPS system. On board were Lee Drinkwater and Gordon Prest from Al Seer Marine and Gunnar Sigurðsson and Karl Birgir Björnsson from Rafnar.