The Kvichak is back! Kvichak quality is back in the Bristol Bay fishing fleet

(SEATTLE) — Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc. is excited to announce the start of a production run of 32’ Bristol Bay Gillnetters for the 2015 season.  This new, top house design all-aluminum 32’ x 16’ jet propelled gillnetter is a product of the Kvichak design team and will be powered by twin Volvo D11 EVEC-E engines rated for 510 BHP coupled to ZF 305-3 marine gears and  Hamilton HJ364 water jets.

This fresh design will combine shallow draft capability with short transit times to the line, and the ability to maintain planning speed when partially loaded.  The unique top house arrangement maximizes creature comforts while maintaining a large efficient working deck.

Additional vessel features include:
Length:  32’
Beam:  16’ 1”
Draft (light):  25”  
Draft (full wells):  35”
Fuel capacity (max):  400 gallons  
Fresh water capacity:  50 gallons
Hold capacity:  20,500 lbs
10,000 lb capacity at speed
Accommodations for 5 crew
Webasto diesel heater
7.5 ton RSW system
Top house design

For additional information please contact Kvichak Marine Industries, 469 NW Bowdoin Place; Seattle, WA, USA; telephone (206) 545-8485; FAX (206) 545-3504
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By Professional Mariner Staff