Kvichak-built Hovercraft for Sale

Posted by Eric Haun
Thursday, April 17, 2014
SUNAX (Photo courtexy Kvichak)

The 95’ BHT-150 hovercraft SUNAX, built by Kvichak Marine Industries and owned and operated by Aleutians East Borough, is for sale through public competitive bid.  The hovercraft will be sold through a sealed bid process. An IFB package will be available May 15, 2014, copies will be provided upon request.  The bid due date is June 10, 2014.  The sale includes spare equipment/materials.

The hovercraft is available for inspection by interested parties in Akutan, Alaska.

Builder . . . . . . . Kvichak Marine Industries
Designer . . . . . . . . Griffon Hoverwork, Ltd.
Length (overall) . . . . . . . . . . . 95’ (28.95m)
Beam (overall) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45’ (13.7m)
Fuel capacity . . . . . . 2,000 gallons (7570l)
Displacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  80 tons
Cruising speed (approx) . . . . . . . 35 knots
Top speed (approx) . . . . . . . . . . 50+ knots
Engines  . . . . . . . . . . (2) MTU 16V200 rated @ 1205 BHP @ 1800 RPM
Propulsion . . . . . . . . (2) 12’ Hartzell 5-bladed propellers
12’ electro-hydraulic bow ramp
49 passenger capacity
Cargo deck rated for vehicles
US Coast Guard Subchapter T
USCG Certificate of Inspection is current

For preliminary information and questions addressing the IFB, or to arrange a vessel inspection, contact Tim Kolb at Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc. (206) 545-8485.

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