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.  

Commissioned for Mermaid Marine in Dampier, this 7.8m Air Rider sets the benchmark for compact, high speed crew transfer vessels.

The “Mermaid Archer” carries 6 passengers and 2 crew in comfort at up to 42 knots in Global Marine Designs most dynamically stable hull to date. The stepped deck and full walk around island cab also make this vessel well suited to patrol duties or serious offshore fishing.

MK 13052

Marine Kit Number: MK 13052

  • Vessel Specifications
  • Hull Length
    7.80 m
    25' 7"
  • Overall Length
    8.50 m
    27' 11"
  • Waterline Length
    7.00 m
    23' 4"
  • Beam
    3.10 m Moulded
    10' 2"
  • Draft @ Working Displ.
    0.57 m
    1' 10"
  • Working Displacement
    4.23 Tonnes
  • Light Displacement
    3.13 Tonnes
  • Deck height above Waterline
    0.25 m
  • Bow Freeboard at rest
    1.15 m
    3' 9"
  • Fuel Capacity
    500 Litres
    132 Us. Gal.
  • Engine/s
    2 x Outboards
  • Total Installed Power
    2 x 167 kW
    2 x 225 hp
  • Sprint Speed
    78 km/hr
    42 Knots
  • Cruise Speed
    56 km/hr
    30 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)
    5/32" (1/8")
  • Nominal Frame Spacing
    600 mm
  • Aluminium Delivery Pack Dimensions
  • Length
    27' 10"
  • Breadth
    7' 6"
  • Depth
  • Shipping Weight
    2.55 Tonnes
    5,620 lb

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