59 FT. WHALE WATCHING VESSEL
First of its kind introduced to the Sri Lankan whale watching industry full filling the long term need for cruising in safety and comfort in any kind of weather condition with an adaptability to be used as a passenger cruiser or a restaurant ferry party boat.
Neil Marines latest design a 59 feet grp catamaran passenger cruiser built for whale watching.
This vessel consist of a lower deck, main cabin and an upper fly bridge cabin with ample forward, aft and side decks. A swimming platform is fitted to stern.
Vessel arrangement consist of seating on lower and upper cabins with lower cabin seating for 72 passengers and fly bridge area above provided with seating for 36 passengers. Operation of the vessel is from a helm station fitted to forward of fly bridge.
In addition the vessel lay out consist of two nos. WC compartments fitted to fwd. Of starboard hull and a galley and a rest room fitted to forward of port hull. A bar counter is fitted to ctr. Fwd. Area of the lower cabin.
This is the first vessel of this size and comfort been introduced for whale watching in Sri Lanka and seating are fitted removable if required to convert interior arrangement to a party boat or a restaurant cruiser as well.
The boat is fitted with twin 330 HP marine diesel engines achieving a speed of 16 knots and has a range of 100 nautical miles with fuel tanks capacity of 2 x 1225 liters.
Main lighting system is 24 volt DC with lighting for interior, exterior and navigation lights.
Provision are provided for fitting of a generator for a 230 volt ac electrical system with a shore supply connection for battery charging and lighting when vessel is anchored.
Air conditioning is offered as option if required.