Details and Specifications of PORT VENTURE (This design is available for construction)

‘Port Venture’ is a 18.2m Whale Watching Boat, currently in operation out of Port Macquarie on the East Coast of Australia.

This vessel was constructed at Marine Engineering Consultants P/L on the Gold Coast to the new Australian NSCV rules for coastal services carrying 100 passengers and 150 pax in smooth waters.

Features include; Ample whale watching space, wheelchair friendly lower deck, excellent sea keeping, stable viewing platform, boom net and fuel efficient hull.


Length (loa) 18.21 Metres
Length (nscv) 17.48 Metres
Length (lwl) 17.20 Metres
Beam 7.00 Metres
Depth 2.11 Metres
Draft 1.40 Metres
Passengers 100 Pax (Class 1C) 150 Pax (Class 1D)
Power 1 x 25 kva Cummins
Speed (loaded) 24.5 Knots