PDQ 34 Buffalo NY

The PDQ 34 is a top-notch catamaran, made by PDQ Yachts. The builder designed this power cat based on strong interest in a sailing cat without a mast.

Amherst Marine Center
(716) 691-6707
1900 Campbell Blvd
Buffalo, NY
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Ontario Marine Incorporated
(716) 883-2425
11 Summer St
Buffalo, NY
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Windward Marine Yacht Sales
(716) 823-7769
1111 Fuhrmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY
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Olson Bros Marine Incorporated
(716) 821-0001
1111 Fuhrmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY
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Andersen Boat Shop
(518) 399-5003
Rt 50 Saratoga Rd
Buffalo, NY
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Raw Materials Company-Division Of International Marine Salva
(716) 895-6570
812 E Ferry St
Buffalo, NY
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Marine Buffalo Associates Lp
(716) 853-4944
1 Hsbc Ctr Bsmt 1
Buffalo, NY
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Cjd & Associates
(716) 823-6341
1111 Fuhrmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY
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Small Boat Harbor-Olson Bros. Marine
(716) 821-0001
975 Furhmann Blvd.
Buffalo, NY
 
Bryant Performance Stars
(716) 893-1100
1297 Bailey Ave
Buffalo, NY
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Model Introduction
The PDQ 34 is a top-notch catamaran, made by PDQ Yachts. The builder designed this power cat based on strong interest in a sailing cat without a mast.

Construction
The hull starts with an 18"mil. layer of Cook CCP gelcoat, followed by a 1-oz. layer of hand-laid mat (the builder does not own a chopper gun) wet out in vinylester resin to prevent osmotic blistering""every hull also gets treated with a 4-coat epoxy InterProtect anti-blistering system. The rest of the vessel""hull, deck and superstructure""is wet out in isophthalic resin, which has better mechanical properties than standard general purpose orthophthalic resin.

The bottoms of both hulls are solid fiberglass. Above the waterline, the sides are cored with 1/2 in. CoreCell structural foam bedded in CoreBond and vacuum bagged to the outer fiberglass skin""an excellent method of ensuring integrity in the skin-to-core bondline. Inner and outer fiberglass skins are 22 oz. non-woven triaxial fiberglass reinforcements. The tunnel area, which is subjected to considerable wracking forces, has a double layer of fiberglass in the outer skin, as well as longitudinal stiffeners molded into the outer skin. The deck and deckhouse are also cored with CoreCell, 3/4 in. and 5/8 in., respectively.

The engines are supported by an all-fiberglass grid system""increasing the mass of the engine beds would be a simple way of reducing the vibration levels felt above the engines""especially at idle.

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