This rare opportunity to purchase late model low hour whale watching catamaran + business. The Spirt of Hervey Bay caters for 239 passengers in air conditioned comfort, she has underwater viewing port holes and 6 viewing levels. The Spirt is powered by twin Yanmar 911hp and will cruise at 22kts and sprint to a breath taking 26 Kts.
Vessel currently has AMSA certificate of operation for QLD 1D 239+5 crew and 1C 95+5 crew. Vendor will provide AMSA survey for sale for operation outside out of QLD (if required).
Business For Sale
Located on the door step of Tropical Hervey Bay now crowned the whale watching capital, this business would be ideal for a partnership or as a family business. Offered as a WIWO opportunity, everything is included in the asking price - MV Grant Dorn, whale watching permit, 2 x 25 seater mini buses, tender, forward bookings, booking systems, website, facebook / instagram accounts and all advertising materials.
Stream Line Catamarans Hevery Bay
47 tonne light ship
Engine Hours (2nd Engine)
80/90Lts/h per engine @ 1750RPM cruising 21.5kts with 150 passengers
Yanmar gear boxes 2.75:1 shaft drive
2 Bow thrusters 1 stern thruster
2 Display drink fridges, up right fridges, microwave, sink, preparation areas
Aqua Wisper 100L/H
2x under water viewing cabins, Level 1 main saloon, Level 2 Saloon Bar, Level 3 top deck viewing platform
4 x inhead with 1400L holding (on levels 1 & 2)
5 x LCD Tv, stereo, PA system, WIFI
Both levels fully air conditioned + bridge
Electric anchor with 125m of chain + 125m rope
4 x 25man life rafts, 21 x 12man Karli floats
244 + 25 Childern
13 Extinguishers plus engine room suppressant systems, 3 x fire hose reels
13 x Paracom monitoring cameras covering all decks, engine rooms, under water, remote spot lights
Simrad electronics package NSS12, Simrad 6kw radar, Simrad auto pilot
Electric swim platform
1D 239 + 5 Crew 1C 95 + 5 Crew