K24 Commercial fishing boat

K50 Ferry


K50 Ferry -The Kingfisher K50 is the end product of years of research and development into the safety and strength of passenger vessels. The design was developed in consulation with ferry owners together with the Maritime and Coastguard agency and is proving to be a very popular vessel.


The MCA scrutinsed every aspect of the construction offering continued advice to ensure the boat would meet all known future safety standards. New regulations require all passenger ferries in the UK to reach the standards already offered by the Kingfisher K50.


Sapphire - K50 Ferry

The K50 Ferry in detail




Typical usage

Passenger ferry

Overall length - metres (feet)

15.00 (50') also @ 12.00 (40')

Beam - metres (feet)

5.00 (16' 6")

Draught - metres (feet)

min 0.90 (3') max 1.3

Working deck area - Sq M (Sq Ft)

Depends on lay-out

Engine power range - Kw (bhp)


Approximate speed (knots)



K24 Deck plan

The main features are:
·  Extremely stiff & stable
·  Complies with all stability & buoyancy regulations
·  Around 100 passengers subject to your design.
·  Fast through the water, approx 12knots.<BR.
·  Economic to run from low required engine power.
·  Extremely manoeuvrable.
·  Superb response in heavy weather.
·  Extremely good sea keeping qualities.
·  Dry with no sea spray to soak passengers.
·  Scuppers high enough to keep the deck dry.
·  Shallow draft of around 1metre.
·  Little or no annual maintenance from the use of GRP gel coat.

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