Q-West Boat Builders New Zealand


Tohora was built in 2006 by Q-West Boat Builders for Whale Watch Kaikoura. The vessel was designed by Teknicraft Design Ltd as a passenger catamaran. This is the fourth of five boats that Q-West have built for this client, which is testament to the quality of vessels Q-West build.




Owners: Whale Watch Kaikoura NZ  

Designer:  Teknicraft Design Limited

LOA: 17.7m    

Beam: 6.4m

Draft: .7m

Passengers: 48

Cruise Speed: 36 Knots

Fuel Capacity: 2000 litres

Survey: MNZ, Part 40A, Restricted Coastal

Engines: 2 x MTU 2000 M70 8V Diesel                                     

Propulsion:  403 Hamilton Jet Unit    

Construction: Marine Grade Aluminium

Launched: March 2006

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