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65' Passenger Ferry Catamaran

A 65' passenger ferry catamaran in composite materials.
This 65' passenger ferry catamaran design is designed to carry up to 135 passengers on longer offshore trips.  The very efficient hulls take relatively little power and generate virtually no wake.  500 hp per side gives 31 knots speed.   Construction is foam/glass.

This catamaran design takes fullest advantage of platen flat panel construction with a vacuum bagging table.  The house is assembled from flat panels, like a tilt-up building.  There is no faster way construct composite cats, this side of having the molds already. See the link tiltup.

The unit below operates in Belize. The owner reports 22 knots at 2400 rpm with a pair of 435 hp engines.

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Length overall: 65'-0" (19.81 m)
Beam: 36'-0" (10.97m)
Draft: 2'-3"/8'-6" (0.69/2.6m)
Weight: 29,150 lb (13,222 kg)
Displacement: 38,175 lb (17,316 kg)
Bridgedeck: 3'-10" (1.17 m)
Power: (2)Cat C12 (490 bhp)



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