Teleport was born in a central Michigan barn in late 2012. She is a single mast sloop, with a length of sixty feet, a beam of fourteen feet and a keel depth of eight feet. Her design and build required four years, from 2008 to 2012.
She is constructed of welded aluminum plate. Her center cockpit bridge is fully enclosed with reinforced glass. The bridge is a technological marvel, with five multifunction touch screen displays controlling the ship. Sail controls are fully automated.
Below decks, the forward companionway leads to the salon, galley, two staterooms, and head. Albert’s office and workshop – a bullet proof, hidden room – is wedged discretely between his stateroom and the head. The aft companionway leads to the garage where he keeps a small powerboat.
The engine room, with two diesel engines that generate a combined three hundred horsepower, is located below the bridge. A thirty-inch stainless steel wheel connected to a twin rudder system handles her steering.
Builder: Albert Pabek
Designer: Albert Pabek
Flag of Registry: United States
Keel: Fin (retractable)
Hull Shape: Displacement
LOA: 60 ft 7 in
Beam: 14 ft 0 in
LWL: 54 ft 9 in
Draft: 7 ft 11 in (variable)
Displacement: 57,300 pounds
Ballast: 16,400 pounds
Bridge Clearance: 97 ft
Twin Diesels, Perkins M150 Ti, 150 hp each
Fresh Water: 3 (517 gallons)
Fuel: 2 (804 gallons diesel), 1 (40 gallons gasoline)
Holding: 2 (47 gallons)
Number of Cabins: 2
Number of Berths: 4
Number of Heads: 1
YL340 Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB)
Outboard engine – 30 horsepower (gasoline)
Stored in enclosed aft facing garage