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Maritime Propulsion

June 21, 2014

Kvichak Quality Returns to Bristol Bay


Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc. announced the start of a production run of 32’ Bristol Bay Gillnetters for the 2015 season.  This new, top house design all-aluminum 32’ x 16’ jet propelled gillnetter is a product of the Kvichak design team and will be powered by twin Volvo D11 EVEC-E engines rated for 510 BHP coupled to ZF 305-3 marine gears and  Hamilton HJ364 water jets.

This fresh design will combine shallow draft capability with short transit times to the line, and the ability to maintain planning speed when partially loaded.  The unique top house arrangement maximizes creature comforts while maintaining a large efficient working deck.

Additional vessel features include:
Length:  32’                                  •    Beam:  16’ 1”
Draft (light):  25”                           •    Draft (full wells):  35”
Fuel capacity (max):  400 gallons•    Fresh water capacity:  50 gallons
Hold capacity:  20,500 lbs            •    10,000 lb capacity at speed
Accommodations for 5 crew         •    Webasto diesel heater
7.5 ton RSW system                    * Top house design