Amphibious for 48 Passengers or Cargo Vessel

Boat Description

2009 11.63m x 3.8m x 1.28 (molded depth) Aluminum Amphibious Landing Craft/Passenger Vessel (LARC TYPE)

Length: 38', beam 12.5', molded depth 4.2'

Air draft: 15.5'

Shell plate thickness: 6mm

Licenced to carry 48 passengers or light cargo

This is a class IV passenger vessel operating in a large estuary.

Gross tonnage: 9 tons

Net tonnage: 2.7 tons

Built in Ireland – built to a high standard with marine grade aluminum

Engine: Perkins Model 1106D – air cooled – 175 hp, year 2008, 980 hours

Propeller: 27", 4 blade, bronze

Steering: Hydraulic

Cruising speed: 5 knots

Maximum speed: 6 knots

Electronics: 1 ICOM VHF, 2 handheld VHF, Garmin Plotter/Sounder GPS

Simrad Radar, AIS Class B, Locator, Navtex

Safety equipment: EPIRB, SART, 3 liferafts (30 person open-reversible)

2 line throwers – propelled

Bilge pumps: 6 auto + 6 manual

Fuel capacity: 300 litres

Fresh water capacity: 40 gal

Holding tank capacity: 40 gal

Fuel consumption: 12 litres/hour

Head: Wheelchair friendly with drop down arm supports

Additional features: Entrance – stairs at stern, side entrance

Located in Ireland

Price: On request

Additional Information received from the owner :" Amphibious boat for Charter / Sale /Offers. This is a "Larc" type vessel, which is more a sea based boat than a "Duck". It is licensed to carry 48 passengers or light cargo. It was built in 2009 in Tyrrells, Arklow, Ireland. It was designed by Naval Architect – Hugo Van Der Zwan and hydraulics by Marshall Engineering.

It is a class iv Passenger ship operating in a large estuary and licence may be upgraded. It is 38 feet(11.6m) long by 12 feet(3.8m) beam approx. It has a ship stability book.

She has six sealed compartments under deck.

It is not a typical "duck" that does a street tour and a short trip in a river. This is more a robust estuary/river/coastal boat that can go up on gravel/sand beach.

It is robustly built to a high specification in Marine Grade Aluminium. It is working on hard mud, gravel, sand beach at the moment. The drive is hydraulic, with each wheel driven by hydraulic motor. It has a differential lock giving high traction. It can drive beside a truck to take a pallet to a location on water or an island etc.

A crane can be added. Seats can be removed. Roof can be opened. It can be transported by road. There is a wheelchair friendly toilet onboard.

This vessel would be useful on the shore side, estuary of pipeline or windfarm etc. No need for a nearby pier."