Orca l & ll

These vessels will be a part of GWA’s multi-faceted tourism experience based in downtown Seattle.

Length (OA): 23.6m (77.5ft)
Beam: 7.86m (25.8ft)
Draft: 1.9m (6.3ft)
Main Engines: 2x Caterpillar C18
Rating: 599 kW (803 bhp) @ 2100 rpm
Propulsion: FP Propeller
Service Speed: 19 knots
Passengers: 150
Construction: Aluminium
Certification: USCG Subch T
Builder: All American Marine

These new vessels combine innovative design features to enhance the passenger experience during excursions, as well as celebrating the prominent native culture that is a significant part of life in the Pacific Northwest. One specific feature is the unique design of an extended hull section on the bow and stern, creating a canoelike appearance.

As owners of the “Seattle Great Wheel” and “Wings over Washington” both located on Pier 57 on Seattle’s waterfront, GWA is a leader in the Seattle tourism industry. Acquiring these vessels will help grow their presence as well as contributing to an ever-increasing and valuable tourism industry on Seattle’s bustling waterfront.