129kw Perkins engine, drive is hydraulic, the wheels and propeller are driven by hydraulic motor.. 2009 Amphibious aluminum coastal 48 Passenger / Light Cargo. (11.63X3.8)m. Dutch Naval Architect - Hugo Van Der Zwan. Good Stability Book.
Basic data of the Amphibious Amphibious
- Seller:Private seller
- Motorization:129kw Perkins engine, drive is hydraulic, the wheels and propeller are driven by hydraulic motor.
- Category:Professional ship(s)
- Year of construction:2009
- Experience: Large groups aboard, Shallow waters
- Length:38.16 feet
- Width:12.47 feet
- Draught:4 feet
- Variable draught:No
- Country: Ireland
- Price:price on request
Amphibious coastal landing craft 48 Passenger (bus passenger number) / Light Cargo aluminum boat for Sale. It was designed by Dutch Naval Architect Hugo Van Der Zwan . It may also be licensed for passenger plus light cargo / livestock. It's not a city street bus based "Dukw". It has a very wide beam 3.8m and this gives it a very high safety specification " Stability Book" This is a robust and high specification coastal / river vessel built in 2009. It is based on a "Larc" vessel, which can be driven up on hard mud / sand / gravel. This Larc type design was developed by US Navy and was further developed in France and is used for commercial shellfish and tourism. It is 38 feet (11.63m) long by 12 feet (3.8m) beam approx. There is a wheelchair-friendly toilet onboard and has storage for black water (toilet) onboard. It has a capable ship stability book. The drive is hydraulic, the wheels and propeller are driven by hydraulic motor plus differential lock. The Propeller rotates 360o and can be moved up / down. It can be transported by road. Seats can be removed. Roof can be opened. The passenger area superstructure may be further opened out by light engineering.
It is a Passenger ship operating in a large estuary. She has six sealed compartments under deck.
It is robustly built to a high specification in Marine Grade Aluminum. The hydraulics are high specification. It has a differential lock giving high traction. It's environmentally friendly. There is no external exhaust going into the water and the engine is cooled which benefits the environment.
It could also be used commercially. A crane may be added. It can drive beside a truck to take a pallet to a location on water or an island etc. It has a stability book that allows it to carry cargo.
This vessel would be useful on the shore side, estuary etc. No need for a nearby pier.
There is a video on YouTube to link https://youtu.be/Mor9s2NmLLQ
There is a Maritime Journal article about vessel Maritime Journal web Page 2009. http://www.maritimejournal.com/news101/vessel-build-and-maintenance/vessel-launch/beag_inis_drives_ashore_in_kerry
The normal Financial & Legal checks will apply to any transaction.
More pictures on our website vht.ie
- Draught: 120 cm
- Berths: fixed: 0
Passenger Cabin for 48 passengers. Roof can open.
Wheelchair accesible toilet.
6 Cylinder Turbo charged Engine.
Navigation and electronics
VHF radio, + 2 emergency radios
Rig and sails
EPIRB, SART, AIS
2 Liferafts - 30 person Open Reverseable,
2 Emergency VHF,
Flares - various
2 Propelled Line Throwing aparatus.
2 lifebuoys with lights.
2 other lifebuoys