Kvichak Marine delivers two all-aluminum 36-foot crew/pilot boats

(SEATTLE) — Kvichak Marine recently delivered two all-aluminum 36.6’ Crew / Pilot Boats to Tymac Launch Service Ltd. of British Columbia. The vessels were designed by Kvichak for the specific use of transporting 12 or fewer passengers. The vessels will provide transportation for B.C. Coast Pilots, government officials, ship agents and surveyors, longshoremen, repair crews, etc.

The areas of operations include Vancouver Harbor, Indian Arm, Howe Sound, the Fraser River and Southern Gulf of Georgia Strait.

The boats are powered by twin John Deere 6090SFM85 diesel engines rated for 425 bhp and ZF 305-3 marine gears. The engines are coupled to Hamilton 322 waterjets providing a speed of 35 knots.

Additional vessel features include:

• Length (overall): 39’ 11”

• Beam (overall): 13’ 6”

• Fuel capacity: 240 gallons

• Cargo capacity (aft deck): 1,000 lbs

• Cabin heat • Duramax D rubber fendering

• Length (molded): 36’ 6”

• Draft: 2’ 4”

• Speed (design load): ~35 knots

• Seating: 1 crew & 12 passengers

By Professional Mariner Staff