Mahina is an 18.6m high-speed catamaran constructed as a pleasure craft for a private client. The vessel has a high-end finish both internally and externally. This is the first vessel constructed for this client.
Wheketere was launched in February 2022 by Q-West Boat Builders for Whale Watch Kaikoura. The vessel was designed by Teknicraft Design as a passenger catamaran. This is the seventh boat that Q-West have built for this client. The vessel is a sister ship to the recently launched Te Ao Marama, both vessels are larger than the rest of the fleet and incorporate new technology; along with grandstands for great passenger viewing and VIP lounges and decks.
Te Ao Marama was launched in October 2020 by Q-West Boat Builders for Whale Watch Kaikoura. The vessel was designed by Teknicraft Design Ltd as a passenger catamaran. This is the sixth boat that Q-West have built for this client. The vessel is not only larger than the rest of the fleet but incorporates new technology; along with a grandstand for greater passenger viewing and a VIP lounge and deck.
Te Puia Whakaari is a 19m tourist catamaran, operated by White Island
Tōrea is a sistership to Kororā, both vessels were originally based on ‘Te Kotuku’, constructed in 2014. Early in the project the passenger capacity on both vessels was increased which required significant modifications to the vessels machinery and layout. The vessels were also modified to allow for a variety of different berthing options.