• Owners: MacLab NZ Limited

  • Designer: Oceantech NZ Limited

  • LOA: 30.6m

  • Beam: 8.8m

  • Draft: 2.5m

  • Cruise Speed: 12 knots

  • Fuel Capacity: 12,000 Litres

  • Survey: MNZ, Part 40C, Inshore Limit

  • Engines: 2x Scania DI13 073M

  • Propulsion: Fixed Pitch Propellers

  • Construction: Marine Grade Aluminium

  • Launched: November 2019



Vanguard is a 30metre Mussel Harvester which is able to harvest 80 tonnes of mussels per day.

MacLab have mussel farms in various locations across the top of the South Island from the Marlborough Sounds to Tasman Bay and Golden Bay.

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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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