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We are a Design, Kit and Material Supply company that has been serving the Marine Industry with innovative products for over 25 years.

We aim to provide plans and materials of the highest possible standard with "service" being our priority both in supply and backup support to our builders. In design we aim to make your project simple, safe, and as much fun as possible! 






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G-Force 1800 SSS 'ZERO' Launched

Last week a new addition was made to the collection of big 60s cruising around Australian waters - 'ZERO' the brand new G-Force 1800 SSS. A rare opportunity to capture some images with sister G-Force 1800 'KATO' there to act as camera platform, and test the performance of the new boat. 'ZERO' shaped up very nicely and offered stiff competition, especially as the sails and rigging were tweaked and finalised.

'ZERO' was built by Cure Composites on the Sunshine Coast, and as usual lives up to their stellar reputation as composite manufacturers. The entire vessel is built using Cure Fusion panels which are manufactured and router cut in-house by the Cure Composites team. See some of the fantastic new images in the G-Force 1800 gallery, or the new 1800 SSS design page that is coming very soon.

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SEC Boats Launch the 1st Growler VTR950

A big congratulations to SEC Boats and the Soto family on the launching of the first Growler VTR950 design in Brazil! The styling of this aggressive power catamaran really comes to life in the flesh, and as you can see a very stylish dark blue and white colour scheme has been chosen for the exterior. Due to be displayed at the Sao Paulo Boat Show from the 1st to the 6th of October - if you're nearby it is definitely worth a visit.

For all of the launching photos and shots of the Growler on the water, see the design page gallery here. SEC Boats have an ambitious schedule and will begin on the next boat soon, but get in quick there is sure to be a waiting list after this stunning fuel-efficient power vessel makes her boat show debut!

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'MOJO' Takes 1st at Airlie Beach Race Week

G-Force 1500 design 'MOJO', owned and skippered by Peter Wilcox, has taken first place in the Multihull Racing division of the Airlie Beach Race Week. A big congratulations to the skipper and all crew for what was clearly an exhilerating and hard-won victory! Racing against some stiff competition including Waterline designs 'NO PROBLEM' and 'RENAISSANCE', as well as MAD MAX, MORTICIA, THE BOAT WORKS and FANTASIA - all known for their racing prowess and crewed by very experienced multihull sailors.

The race results are available on the Airlie Beach Race Week website, as well as an interesting article on MOJO with some great race commentary - view it here.

Brand New Arrow 1500 Announced

Following the outstanding success of the Arrow 1200 & 1360, we're pleased to announce a bigger sister - the brand new Arrow 1500! Many of you loved the Arrow concept of need before greed, and a quick build guaranteed with the 100% flat panel construction but with a little more room for extended cruising. Well wait no longer! Featuring the same sharp stealth styling, and with room to be as extravagent or as lean as you wish, the Arrow 1500 is going to be extremely popular. The interior layout is the ultimate for cruising with family and guests, or for charter operations with a massive four seperate cabins each with their own private head and shower.

A full design portfolio with Study Plans is now available, so take a look a closer look right here.

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Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!

Yes, it is that time of year again! The festive season certainly does roll around quickly, and what a fantastic year we've had in the Schionning Designs office! Jeff, Lorraine and Ben would like to wish all of our clients and customers a very Merry Christmas, and a very happy and safe new year! For any of our builders, be sure to get your orders in now before the Christmas closures of our suppliers.

The Schionning Designs office will close from Friday the 18th of December, and will reopen on the 11th of January, 2016.

Thank you to all for your continued support, and we look forward to working together into 2016!


FORZA 2 - Waterline 1520

Forza 2 is a fast and comfortable performance cruising catamaran Schionning Waterline 1520 from the design desk of Jeff Schionning. This true ocean going vessel was professionally built in Australia. Forza 2 has undergone a full refit and repainting in 2010. Carefully maintained, she is now offered for sale. She is immediately available in perfect condition, fully equipped and ready for cruising.


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FREEDOM EXPRESS - Waterline 1480

One of only two version 1 Waterline 1480’s she was built by a well respected professional boatbuilding couple as their home. She would have to be one of the best built and maintained composite boats on the market, light but strong, just as Jeff designed her to be. FREEDOM EXPRESS is not to be missed, take a closer look in the Brokerage!


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KALAKUTA - Wilderness 1340X

This Wilderness 1340X is a beautiful cruising catamaran set up and ready to go. The boat is now in a Marina in Davao, South Philippines. The boat is in great condition, and there is a lift out facility available if the prospective buyer wants to inspect/redo the anti-fouling before sailing back to Australia or elsewhere. It take about 8-10 days to sail from Davao to Broome and it’s an easy safe passage. 


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Wilderness 1100 Build Project

If you’re looking to get onto the water affordably, look no further. This Wilderness 1100 is partially completed to a shell stage, and comes with a range of inclusions to finish the boat. The boat is currently located in a shed on the owner’s property (Sale, Victoria) and can be finished on site (pending negotiations with owner). A perfect small cruising design, at a bargain price.


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