Island Packers

The 65 foot length vessel carries up to 149 passengers.

Length (OA): 19.8m (64.8ft)
Beam: 7.6m (25.0ft)
Draft: 0.9m (2.9ft)
Engines: 2 x Cummins QSK19-M
Rating: 597kW (800bhp) @2100rpm
Propulsion: Propellers
Speed: 20 to 22 knots (service) 28 knots (max)
Passengers: 149
Construction: Aluminium
Builder: All American Marine

This vessel will join the Island Adventure and the Islander in the Island Packers fleet of catamarans.The 65 foot length vessel carries up to 149 passengers and their backpacks whilst traveling to all five islands in the Channel Islands National Park.

The latest catamaran is designed to carry passengers as well as cargo, thereby making a multi-purpose vessel enabling stores to be delivered to the outer laying Islands.