Q-West Boat Builders New Zealand

Refit of Paikea - 2009

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.


SPECIFICATIONS:

Owners: Whale Watch Kaikoura

LOA: 17.5m

Beam: 6.4m

Draft: 0.75m

Cruise Speed: 30 knots

Fuel Capacity: 1200 litres

Survey: MNZ, Part 40A, Restricted Coastal Limits

Engines: 2 x MTU 8V 2000

Construction: Aluminium

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