Vessel Type: USL 1D (30+1) Glass Bottom Boat

The “Ningaloo Coral Explorer” is one of three such glass bottom vessels we have operating in our eco-tourism areas. Built for Bob & Naomi Edwards of Exmouth, it really is a superb boat. Wind down the door, step aboard, then it’s almost Jules Verne’s classic all over again. We have also had a U.K. builder deliver a another successful vessel from a GMD kit in the Bahamas.

Up to 30 passengers get an unreal view of the sea floor through toughened safety glass viewing panels in the hull bottom. The vessel is powered by two small outboard engines, giving very efficient operation and minimal maintenance.

MK 03081

Marine Kit Number: MK 03081

  • Vessel Specifications
    metric
    imperial
  • Hull Length
    11.27 m
    36' 11
  • Overall Length
    11.27 m
    36' 11
  • Waterline Length
    9.88 m
    32' 5
  • Beam
    3.66 m Moulded
    12' 0
  • Draft @ Working Displ.
    0.25 m
    10"
  • Working Displacement
    6.3 Tonnes
    13,890 lb
  • Light Displacement
    3.5 Tonnes
    7,720 lb
  • Deck height above Waterline
    0.45 m
    1'6
  • Bow Freeboard at rest
    1.12 m
    3' 8
  • Fuel Capacity
    360 Litres
    100 Us. Gal.
  • Engine/s
    2 x YAMAHA 60 to 80 Outboard
  • Total Installed Power
    120 kW
    160 hp
  • Sprint Speed
    28 km/hr
    15 Knots
  • Cruise Speed
    18 km/hr
    10 Knots
  • Structure
    metric
    imperial
  • Bottom Plates
    6 mm
    1/4 "
  • Side Plates
    4 mm
    5/32 "
  • Main Deck Plates
    4 mm
    5/32 "
  • Foredeck Plates
    4 mm
    5/32 "
  • Superstructure Plating
    4 mm (4 mm Roof)
    5/32 " (5/32 ")
  • Nominal Frame Spacing
    600 mm
    5/32 "
  • Aluminium Delivery Pack Dimensions
    metric
    imperial
  • Length
    9.0m
    29' 6"
  • Breadth
    7' 3"m
    3.8
  • Depth
  • Shipping Weight
    8,400 lb Tonnes

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