• Owners: Victoria University

  • Designer: Q-West Boat Builders Ltd and Coast Design

  • LOA: 7.8m

  • Beam: 2.7m

  • Draft: 0.5m

  • Fuel Capacity: 500 Litres

  • Survey: MNZ, Part 40A, Restricted Coastal

  • Engines: AD 41DP Volvo Diesel Engine Rated @ 200hp

  • Propulsion: Duo Prop Sternleg

  • Fuel Capacity: 500

  • Construction: Marine Grade Aluminium

  • Launched: 1997



This 7.5m Tri-Hull was built in 1997 by Q-West Boat Builders for Victoria University in Wellington. The vessel was designed by Q-West Boat Builders and Coast Design as a research boat.  This is the first boat that Q-West have built for this client.

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Q-West boat builders strives for manufacturing excellence through professional management, efficient systems and highly motivated staff nurtured in a healthy and creative environment.

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