Q-West Boat Builders New Zealand

Victoria University

This 7.5m Tri-Hull was built in 1997 by Q-West Boat Builders for Victoria University in Wellington. The vessel was designed by Q-West Boat Builders and Coast Design as a research boat.  This is the first boat that Q-West have built for this client.


Victoria University


Owner: Victoria University

Designers: Q-West Boat Builders Ltd and Coast Design

LOA: 7.8m

Beam: 2.7m

Draft: 0.5m

Cruise Speed: 30 Knots max

Fuel Capacity: 500 litres

Survey: MNZ, Part 40A, Restricted Coastal

Engines: AD 41DP Volvo Diesel Engine Rated @ 200hp

Propulsion: Duo Prop Sternleg

Construction: Marine Grade Aluminium

Launched: 1997

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