• Owners: Whale Watch Kaikoura

  • LOA: 17.5m

  • Beam: 6.4m

  • Draft: 0.75m

  • Cruise Speed: 30

  • Fuel Capacity: 1200 Litres

  • Survey: MNZ, Part 40A, Restricted Coastal Limits

  • Engines: 2 x MTU 8V 2000

  • Construction: Aluminium


REFIT OF PAIKEA – 2009 Overview

MV Paikea is a 17metre Foil Assisted Catamaran.  This vessel was not originally built by Q-West but underwent exterior and interior refurbishment at the Gilberd Street facility in 2009. The scope of work included:

  • Exterior painting in selected areas
  • Modification to exterior fittings to provide disimilar metal isolation
  • Removal and installation of major propulsion components
  • Upgrading of air conditioning system
  • Upgrading interior lining

The vessel was completed for the agreed budget and delivered on time.

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