Designed by Teknicraft, Skana is a custom-built vessel capable of transporting 150 passengers on sightseeing excursions in the Kenai Fjords National Park in the southern part of the state

Length (OA): 26.5m (86.9ft)
Beam: 9.65m (31.7ft)
Draft: 1.04m (3.4ft)
Main Engines: 4x Scania DI16
Rating: 588 kW (788 bhp) @ 2100 rpm
Propulsion: 4x Hamilton jet HJ422
Service Speed: 28 knots
Passengers: 150
Construction: Aluminium
Certification: USCG Subch T
Builder: All American Marine

The vessel is named after a large male orca that is one of the popular attractions among visitors to the park.


The forward section of the passenger is built with stadium-style standing areas for optimum wildlife viewing and additional interior seating is available on the second deck. The third deck has unobstructed 360-degree views.

Power for the vessel is provided by four Scania DI16 082 788hp (587kW) engines driving Hamilton HM422 waterjets. This arrangement will enable a cruising speed of 28 knots when fully laden.

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