Vessel Type: Flat Pack Marine Kit from - $34,900+GST,

Price is in AUD for the flat-pack-aluminium kitset and is ex-factory in Perth Western Australia.  Please contact your preferred transport company with the delivery pack dimensions from the bottom of the page.  Our Marine Kits includes ALL of the vessel’s structure aluminium and very comprehensive drawing set to make building simple.  We also provide a USB thumb drive with step by step photos from successful builds that you can refer to.  

The 7.8m Air Rider(R) ‘Dirk Hartog’ is the Western Australian Maritime Museums latest acquisition and will be used to support divers researching historic sites.

The vessel was assembled by Saltwater Marine of Fremantle from a custom Global Marine Design aluminium Marine Kit. Designed and built to NSCV 2C (4+2) for diving personnel, the rugged ‘Dirk Hartog’ is destined to provide many years of service to the museum.

Sea trialled off the coast of Fremantle, Western Australia, the vessel achieved 32 knots sprint from the economical twin Yamaha 150hp outboards.

MK 15021

Marine Kit Number: MK 15021

  • Vessel Specifications
  • Hull Length
    7.80 m
    25' 7"
  • Overall Length
    9.13 m
    29' 11"
  • Waterline Length
    7.00 m
  • Beam
    3.1 m Moulded
    10' 2"
  • Draft @ Working Displ.
    0.57 m
    1' 10"
  • Working Displacement
    4.32 Tonnes
    9,525 lb
  • Light Displacement
    3.30 Tonnes
    7,275 lb
  • Deck height above Waterline
    0.26 m
  • Bow Freeboard at rest
    1.14 m
    3' 9"
  • Fuel Capacity
    400 Litres
    105 Us. Gal.
  • Engine/s
    Twin Yamaha 150hp outboards
  • Total Installed Power
    224 kW
  • Sprint Speed
    59 km/hr
    32 Knots
  • Cruise Speed
    46 km/hr
    25 Knots
  • Structure
  • Bottom Plates
    5 mm
  • Side Plates
    4 mm
  • Main Deck Plates
    4 mm
  • Foredeck Plates
    4 mm
  • Superstructure Plating
    4 mm (3 mm Roof)
  • Nominal Frame Spacing
    600 mm
  • Aluminium Delivery Pack Dimensions
  • Length
  • Breadth
    7' 3"
  • Depth
  • Shipping Weight
    3.05 Tonnes
    6,725 lb

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