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