Jenson Button takes the wheel of a 42ft J Craft Torpedo R motor launch

Jenson Button takes the wheel of a 42ft J Craft Torpedo R motor launchFormer F1 World Champion Jenson Button swapped his high speed McLaren Formula One race car for something a little less grounded recently when the sports star took to the water in Monaco with J Craft. The charismatic racing driver took the wheel of the 42ft J Craft Torpedo R motor launch, proving that his driving skill doesn’t just stop at cars.
 
Jenson Button was on-board the J Craft Torpedo R while the boats were in the south of France to take part in the Riviera Runabout – a two day event for owners and guests held between Monaco and St-Tropez.

J Craft Torpedo R Specifications:

LENGTH OVERALL: 12.63 M (41.43 FT)
LENGTH ON DECK: 12.16 M (39.90 FT)
LENGTH ON WATERLINE: 10.85 M (35.60 FT)
BEAM OVERALL: 3.63 M (11.91 FT)
DRAFT: 0.95M (3.12 FT)
CRUISE SPEED (MID LOAD): EST 35 KNOTS
DESIGN SPEED (LIGHT SHIP): EST 50 KNOTS
ESTIMATED RANGE: 350 NAUTICAL MILES @ 43 KNOTS
FUEL CAPACITY: 1,000 LITRES (265 GAL )
FRESH WATER: 200 LITRES (53 GAL )
ENGINES/TRANSMISSIONS: VOLVO PENTA IPS
BUILDER: J CRAFT BOATS/CMI COMPOSITES
DESIGN: J CRAFT BOATS
ENGINEERING: AYD
NAVAL ARCHITECT: SÖDERGREN YACHT DESIGN
HULL MATERIAL: VINYLESTER, F I BER GLASS, PVC CORE
ACCOMODATION: SLEEPS 4 + 1 CREW
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