Austal Signs New 37-Metre Order

Following on from the “True North” and “Electra” deliveries is the announcement of a new contract signing for a 37 metre private vessel. Destined for Sydney Harbour the vessel is primarily designed for private use but will also be certified for charter work along Australia’s East Coast, Whitsunday and Lord Howe Island regions.

The interior layout features a large open plan lounging and outdoor cockpit area that can be opened by way of bi-folding main saloon doors. Accommodation is provided for eight guests in three double staterooms and one master supported by four crew members. The upper deck features a generous size wheelhouse with a dedicated BBQ and spa area aft of the wheelhouse.

Principal Particulars:

Length: 37.1 metres
Beam: 8 metres
Draft: 2 metres
Cruising Speed: 14 knots

Commenting on the busy succession of luxury deliveries and orders in 2005, Austal Executive Chairman, John Rothwell commented, “With the proven ability to market and deliver private products across the diverse market sectors of Image, Austal and Oceanfast, our group is able to provide a tailored solution for all interested customers.

With over 35 boats delivered as either, super yachts, live-aboard or SOLAS small passenger ships for private and commercial owners, he commented “Our ability to develop unique design and engineering solutions and build from 30 to 120 metres, all in-house, to all classification and rule requirements provides owners with a unique opportunity to develop their dream with us.”



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