VP01

Following on from our previous successful police and rescue boats, Teknicraft have designed an updated 16m patrol catamaran for Australia's Victoria Police, VP01. This vessel is an evolution of Victoria's police boat VP09 which was built back in 2014. VP01 includes our new Sickle Bow design which has improved seakeeping characteristics. This Vessel was launched in March 2018.

Outfit includes four berths, galley and dinning area, ambulatory bay, a large bridge, and launching davit for RIB and Personal Watercraft Rescue Vessels.

Specifications:

Length (OA):
16.7m (54.8t)

Beam:
6.0m (19.7ft)

Draft:
0.8m (2.6ft)

Engines:
2 x Scania DI13 077M

Rating:
551kW (739bhp) @2300rpm

Propulsion:
2 x HamiltonJet HJ364

Speed:
25 knots (service)
35 knots (max)

Construction:
Aluminium

Builder:
Q-West Boat Builders

Articles:
  Featured in Professional Skipper magazine May/June 2018
  Featured in AusMarine magazine May/June 2018
Video Clips:
  Victoria Police Patrol Catamaran