Q-West Boat Builders New Zealand

Black Diamond

Black Diamond was built in 2001 by Q-West Boat Builders for The Black Cat Group in Lyttleton. The vessel was designed by Teknicraft Design as a passenger ferry.  This is the first boat that Q-West have built for this client.


Black Diamond


Owners: The Black Cat Group

Designer: Teknicraft Design Ltd

LOA: 12.0m

Beam: 4.0m

Draft: 0.6m

Cruise Speed: 22 Knots

Fuel Capacity: 800 litres

Survey: MNZ, Part 40A, In Shore

Engines: 2 x Perkins M22TI Diesel Engines rated @ 225bhp / 2500rpm each

Propulsion: 2 x Conventional Propellers

Construction: Marine Grade Aluminium

Launched: April 2001

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