Kvichak Awarded Contract for Catamaran

Thursday, August 26, 1999
Kvichak Marine Industries, Seattle, has been awarded a contract to build a 64 ft. whale watching catamaran for operation in Ele'ele, Kauai, Hawaii. Designed by Crowther Multihulls, of Newport, Australia, the 100-passenger vessel will cruise the Na Pali Coast for year-round whal watching, snorkeling and sightseeing tours. The overall length of the all-aluminum vessel will be 64 ft., with a beam of 28 ft. The vessel will operate at cruising speeds from 20 to 25 knots, with a propulsion package including: twin Cummins N-14 marine diesel engines coupled to 2.5 in. diameter Aquamet-19 propeller shafts and 26 in. diameter stainless steel propellers.

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