Spirit of Matushka

The vessel operates out of Seward, Alaska, carrying passengers on wildlife tours visiting Kenai Fjords National Park.

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 26 m aluminium catamaran is certified to USCG Subchapter T. The quad Hamilton waterjet vessel will add to Major Marine Tours’ fleet of glacier and wildlife cruise vessels in and around Kenai Fjords National Park.

Onboard the vessel passengers can bask in the spacious comfort of two enclosed cabins, which include tables at every seat. All of the exterior seats are underneath covered canopies, including the open-air 3rd deck.  The entire main deck, including the bow, has wheelchair access and the main deck cabin includes wheelchair-designated seating locations.  The vessel also features an expansive stadium standing area for wildlife and nature viewing.