Type of Vessel: High Speed Catamaran Passenger Ferry, Twin-Hulled
Construction: Welded Aluminum Hull & Superstructure.
Superstructure is constructed as self-contained unit, and is
Supported on anti-vibration mounts to isolate it from noise.
Designer: Incat – Sydney
Builder: Gladding-Hearn – U.S.A.
Year Built: 1999
Built To: Incat Standards & U.S.C.G. Requirements
PAX Capacity: 350 Passengers
Speed: 30.5 knots, Laden
Length Overall 34.60 m (111.5')
Length Waterline 29.00 m (95.1')
Beam (excluding fenders) 9.22 m (30.2')
Beam Hull Only 2.75 m (9.02')
Draft (Approximate Loaded) 1.02 m (4.2')
Fuel Capacity Maximum 2800 Gallons
Maximum Passengers 325 (increased to 350 passengers @ 185 lbs.)
Sewage Capacity 300 Gallons
Potable Water Capacity 250 Gallons
TIER 1 DECK
The large main cabin has fixed passenger seating for approximately 98 passengers, and loose seating and standing area for 29 passengers. There are three toilets, a cocktail bar and electrical cabinet at the aft end.
Exterior perimeter bench seating is installed along the side and aft decks for 68 passengers.
Open loading decks are located midship port and starboard on the main deck over the engine hatches. The second deck stairways and engine room access is located midship port and starboard.
The foredeck is arranged with bow pulpits and bench seating for 21 guests.
There are 4 electronic digital displays in the passenger cabin for passengers to enjoy multi-media broadcasts from the wheel house. The main screen in the cabin can be configured to show the Global Positioning System chart generated at the captain’s station.
TIER 2 DECK
The second deck is arranged with a salon with seating for 63 passengers and a small wet bar. A lockable storage closet is located aft on the starboard side. On the outside second deck there is exterior seating for 30 passengers. A large stairway is located on center for access to Tier 3.
There are 2 electronic digital displays in the passenger cabin for passengers to enjoy multi-media broadcasts from the wheel house.
The wheelhouse is arranged across the forward end of the Tier 2 deck. Access is provided through a centerline door in the aft bulkhead. The wheelhouse has one centerline control station with an umbilical cord equipped mobile control station for engines and water jets. The console is arranged across the front of the wheelhouse to accommodate the following:
- Helm Seat (Starboard)
- Navigator Seat (Port)
- Controls for Engines, Water Jets, Steering
- Instrument Panels Center, Compass
- Switch Panels (24/12V-DC, 120V-AC)
- Chart Table Port Side
- P.A. / Microphone in Console
- Ships Telephone - 8 Station
- Navigation Electronics:
- Computer and Color Digital Display for
- Global Positioning System
- Radar Number 1
- Radar Number 2
- VHF Radio 1
- VHF Radio 2
- VHF Radio 3
- GPS Remote Navigator Display
- Closed Circuit Engine Room Monitoring Video System
- Single Sideband Radio
- Shipboard Fire Indicating and Alarm Panel
- Audio Visual Control System
- DVD player & AM / FM Radio Tuner
- Multiple Auxiliary Inputs for Sound System
- Multiple Auxiliary Inputs for Video
- Laptop Computer for Broadcasting Video and Slide Shows to the Passenger Cabins
- KVH Satellite TV System with all wiring in place, account currently inactive
TIER 3 DECK
Tier 3 is arranged with seating for a capacity of 66 passengers. Access is provided by a midship stairway.
Three Passenger Toilets are fitted aft on Tier 1. Tier 1 Starboard Side Toilet Compartment is Wheelchair Accessible.
The vessel structure is designed to meet D.N.V. High Speed and Light Craft Code. The hulls are of all welded aluminum construction framed on a longitudinal system. The hulls are INCAT Design's specially developed high-speed single chine form. The superstructure is a self-contained unit of welded aluminum construction supported on the hulls by anti-vibration mounts.
The superstructure is built on a raft of welded aluminum construction forming the main deck sole. The raft consists of two longitudinal and multiple transverse fabricated and extruded aluminum "I" beams. Longitudinal intercostal girders are fitted just inboard of the hull sides
HATCHES & MANHOLES
A quick release weather-tight, fabricated stainless hatch on a raised coaming is provided in each hull to give access to the engine rooms. There are flush mounted 4-dog weather-tight manholes, Freeman, in each hull.
5-Tier 1 doors, sliding Vistawall, with window
2-Tier 1 engine room access doors, hinged Vistawall type with lever latch, closer
3-Head doors hinged, Vistawall type with louver, privacy set, and closer
1 Head door sliding, Vistawall type with louver
1-Tier 1 Electrical cabinet door, Vistawall.
1-Teir 1 Furnace compartment hinged, Vistawall type, lever latch and closer
2-Tier 2 Cabin door, hinged, Vistawall type, lever latch window and closer
1-Tier 2 wheelhouse door, hinge Vistawall type with window
Windows: Forward wheelhouse windows are fixed direct glazed with 3/8” clear tempered glass. There are sliding clear windows with anodized clamp ring frame near each wing control station. Windows in the main deck and upper deck cabins are fixed clear anodized aluminum clamp ring frame, tinted 1/4" and 3/8" tempered glass windows.
Gates: 8 bulwark side gates; 4 on the main deck Tier 1 and 4 on the second deck Tier 2.
Stairs:Three stairways are fabricated with aluminum safety treads and risers.
SEATING / STOWAGE
Seating is arranged in general with an 18" seat width per passenger. All interior seats are designed with stowage under the folding seat cushions. All life jackets are contained within these seat boxes. Additional seat boxes are provided for stowage of shipboard supplies and tools. Additional stowage is designed into all available unused spaces on the vessel.
Exterior sides of accommodation space are thermally insulated. The engine rooms and vents are insulated with structural fire insulation and covered with perforated aluminum sheathing.
STEERING / REVERSING SYSTEM
The steering/reversing system is provided by Hamilton. Each water jet has a self contained hydraulic steering and reversing system with the necessary pumps, valves, coolers and filters to power the steering and reverse bucket and cylinders.
The machinery is installed in accordance with Survey Authority requirements. Due to the configuration of the vessel the machinery installation is divided between two totally separate engine rooms (one in each hull), providing a very high degree of protection against total failure.
Water Jets / Shafting: Four Hamilton HM461 water jet pumps are installed in the hulls. Each water jet is constructed of cast LM6M aluminum and supplied with an integral steering/reverse bucket.
MAIN ENGINES / GEARS
Four Detroit Diesel / MTU Main Propulsion Engines Model 12v2000 rated at 965 bhp @ 2100 rpm are resiliently mounted in the engine rooms. Power is transmitted to a bell housing mounted Twin Disc 005202 reverse/reduction gearbox with a ratio of 1.333: 1.
Price includes fresh rebuild on engines.
CONTROLS / ENGINE MONITORING
The main engines are monitored by L.C.D. displays mounted in the wheelhouse. Main engine and water jet controls are supplied at two stations by Hamilton. The primary station has a combined steering joystick, combined throttle/bucket lever for each hull, steering and bucket indicators. A non-follow up back up control system at the center station in the event of a primary system failure. Additionally in the wheelhouse, a "roving" maneuvering controller consisting of a hand held box on a cable with a steering knob and two thrust/throttle levers.
One 35 kW marine generator set is installed in each engine room (total two) to provide AC 120/240 volt 60 cycle single phase power to the vessel. All controls are supplied as required by USCG.
BILGE & FIRE SYSTEMS
The bilge / fire system is supplied by one 7-1/2 HP electrically driven, centrifugal pump capable of producing the pressure and flow rate required by USCG installed in each hull. There are two fire stations. Remote fire pump switches are installed at the main deck fire station and wheelhouse.
The bilge system consists of a manifold located in each engine room with a suction crossover between them for emergency pumping of one hull from the other. The bilge pumps discharge overboard.
A USCG approved fire alarm system is installed to monitor the engine rooms and cabins as required by USCG. A USCG approved Kidde C02 engine room fire suppression system is installed in each engine room with delays, siren, and shutdown switches. The CO2 tanks are located port side fuel tank void.
- One fabricated sea inlet box (sea chest) is fitted in each hull for main engines, generator, fire pump and auxiliary seawater pressure system.
- The vessel is fitted with a 1500 gallon free standing fuel tank in each hull.
- The main engine exhaust is dry and discharges overboard near the aft outboard corners of the hulls thru stainless steel tail pieces.
SEA WATER PRESSURE SYSTEM
Seawater is provided to each marine toilet by the auxiliary sea water pressure system. The seawater pressure system is capable of providing approximately 30 PSI working pressure through a regulator and accumulator.
POTABLE WATER SYSTEM
A potable water system is supplied with a 250 gallon tank, pressure set, on demand water heater, and P.V.C. piping where allowed by USCG. The system provides hot and cold water to each head and bar sink. A garden hose sill cock is provided on the aft main deck, Tier1, Tier 2 deck, tier 3 deck and in each engine room. A duplex cartridge type water filter is installed after the pressure set.
Wheel house: An air cooled air conditioning and resistance heating system with a capacity of 30,000 BTU (2.5 tons) of cooling capacity and 5 kW of heat is installed for the wheelhouse.
Heads: Electric Radiant panel heaters are installed in the heads.
Main Cabin:The main cabin is heated by a diesel fired furnace mounted on the port side of the vessel. Hot air is ducted along the starboard side of the cabin and distributed by louvers.
Tier 2 Cabin: The upper cabin is heated with radiant heat units mounted in the overhead.
Toilet flushing water is provided by a 110-Volt sea water pressure system in one engine room. One 150 gallon stainless steel holding tank is mounted in each hull with the pump out connection aft on deck. Toilets are commercial quality low flush toilets. An over board discharge is installed for each tank.
ELECTRICAL LIGHT & POWER
The AC and DC electrical system is complete and modern; utilizing commercial equipment suitable for marine service installed with good marine practice and approved by USCG, U.L. and IEEE.
120 / 240V: Two 35 kW generator sets (see Section 560) with 120/240V, 60 Hertz, single phase alternators are installed. A transfer/breaker panel located on the port side of the main deck has an interlock to prevent any paralleling. This system is complete with motor starters, electric controls, etc. to operate all vessel systems, equipment, machinery, etc. A 100 foot shore power cord is supplied.
24 V Ship Service: A dedicated 24-volt ship's service system consisting of two 8D, 12-volt, batteries supply emergency lighting, navigation lights, wipers, and electronics. A ships-service distribution panel is installed in the wheelhouse. This system is charged by 24-volt multi-bank battery charger and engine alternators. 12 volts are supplied to an electronics breaker panel through a 24 to 12 volt step-down transformer.
Engine Starting: One dedicated Main Engine / Generator 24-volt battery bank will be provided in each engine room.
Control Power: A dedicated 24-volt primary power source is provided for the engine and jet controls. The ship service system will provide back-up power to the control system.
Emergency Radio: A dedicated 12-volt battery and charger is installed in the wheelhouse to power the emergency radio.
Navigation Lights, Searchlight, Exterior Lights, Interior Lights, Receptacles, Emergency Lighting
An 8 station Panasonic ships phone system is provided with phones. P/A Sound System, Public Address with the following equipment: Microphone, Amplifier, Ipod connection, FM Tuner, Speakers, Video System, CCTV in each engine room.
(1) - Fortress FX-125 Anchor, (1) - 300 Ft. - 1-1/4" Nylon Line, (1) - 15 Ft. 5/8" Chain, Shackles and Swivel, (4) - 50 Ft. X 1-1/2" Nylon Dock Lines with 4 Ft. Eye Splice.
GALLEY / BAR EQUIPMENT
The bar is constructed of aluminum with A.P.L. sheathing, Formica top with brushed aluminum trim, and storage under approximately as follows:
Main Deck Bar Equipment: (1) Stainless Steel Sink, (2) Ice Sink, (1) Coffee Maker, (2) Under Counter, Top Load Refrigerator, (1) Microwave, (1) Hot Cocoa Machine, (1) Hot Dog Machine, (1) Hot Pretzel Machine, (1) Pop Corn Machine, (2) Cash Registers
Upper Bar: (1) Ice Sink, (1) Single Stainless Steel Sink, (1) Cash Register
- (1) spare engine which is scheduled for overhaul
- As the vessel is currently in service, there are many spare parts and consumables in inventory. The owner will work with the buyer to inventory all parts and supplies at time of sale and agree upon a value of the items.