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Custom Aircat Power Catamaran Commercial Passenger Ferry 50ft

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Boat REF# 150607
removed from sale
Length 15.42m (50'7")
Year 2007
Underwater profile Multihull
Engine 2 x diesel 900hp, Yanmar 8SY-STP (2007)
Lying Barrington RI USA


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Extra Details

Designer NE Boatworks
Builder NE Boatworks
Lying Barrington RI USA
Fuel capacity 10,909.2 ltr (2,400.0 USG) Total - 3 Tanks


Engine 2 x diesel 900hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 8SY-STP (2007)
Engine Hours engine1:   <200    engine2:   <200
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 2 x 5 blade 32.7" surface piercing
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 30 knots
Max speed (approx) 46 knots
Generator output 0KVA

Jet driven with fans housed in the forward cockpit area. Fans driven by Yanmar diesel engines. Access to main engine rooms by ladders on port & starboard side.


Length 15.42m (50'7")
LWL 12.67m (41'7")
Beam 5.28m (17'4")
Draft Min 0.38m (1'3")
Draft Max 0.69m (2'3")
Displacement 13,605kg (29,999.9lbs)
Storage Ashore

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Underwater profile Multihull
Finish Gelcoat finish


Non-Smokers tick

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
GPS tick

Deck Gear

Sprayhood tick
Cockpit cover tick
Bimini tick
Instrument Covers tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick

10 bilge pumps (0 manual / 10 electric)

Broker's Comments

This custom one of a kind 50 foot power Aircat Catamaran was built as a 60 passenger ferry and used only one short season. She is powered by twin diesel Yanmar 900 hp engines which make her fly with a top speed on 50 knots in calm waters. She is a multihull planing configuration and with the hulls air filled by fan and auxilliary Yanmar engines she sits high in the water while underway. Although currently configured as a passenger ferry, there are many commercial adaptive reuse options. She could easily convert to a fishing charter vessel, harbormaster vessel, event boat, booze cruise, live aboard, etc. It cost approx. $2 million to custom build her. What a bargain indeed so do not wait to call on this offering! This is truly a unique offering that is value priced. Why not start a ferry business in 2013? These boat details are subject to contract. Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Custom Aircat Power Catamaran Commercial Passenger Ferry 50ft has been personally photographed and viewed by Robert Bolt of Boatshed Newport. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.