20 January 2019 • Company News

Kingfishercat workboat for sale – new and in survey

This Kingfisher 1200 just needs outboards and electronics and could be put to work. Large cockpit means suitable for charter fishing, crayfishing, sightseeing or general workboat. Price on application. Hull Length 11m, LOA 12.3m, beam 4.1m, draft 1.0m with outboards down Dry weight 6000kg with 350hp outboards Hull bottom 6mm Hull sides 5mm Keel doublers…

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3 November 2018 • Latest Launch

Stylish 510 minicat a perfect match for a Minn Kota

It’s becoming a popular trend with fishers – the use of electric trolling motors on trailer craft to either silently stalk fish in the shallows, or ‘anchor’ over hot spots. This recent launching of a Kingfisher 510 minicat shows how seamlessly a Minn Kota fits on the boat and how the generous decking created by…

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25 October 2018 • Company News

New builds keep skilled staff busy

Alloy Cats design and build aluminium boats from 3.7m minicats to 18m luxury pleasure craft – and the demand has never been higher. New boats in the minicat range are leaving the yard one after the other right now while larger designs by both Kingfisher and Roger Hill have floor space stretched to capacity. There…

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26 April 2018 • Latest Launch

Another Naiad Coastguard vessel launched

Alloy Cats Ltd have a proud relationship with Naiad Design and are delighted with the performance of the latest vessel to be launched – a 9.5 metre Coastguard RIB for Whangamata. Powered by twin 250 Yamaha outboards the craft reached 45 knots in seatrials and gave the kind of soft ride most boaties can only…

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24 December 2017 • Company News

Latest powercat launching

This 10m Kingfishercat is powered by twin Yanmar 315hp diesels with outdrives. It is highly specced with and set up for fishing with Garmin electronics, multiple electric reel sockets, livebait tank, tuna tubes and gamefishing accessories. The vessel has a custom Kingfisher alloy launching trailer. The Nissan is not the normal tow vehicle – a…

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4 November 2017 • Latest Launch

Commercial cray boat launched

A Kingfishercat 1200 has just been launched, destined for commercial crayfishing off the Wairarapa coast. It is powered by twin Yamaha 350 hp outboards and will be beach launched from its own customised trailer on a daily basis.

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9 April 2017 • Company News • 2 comments

Another 12m Displacement Powercat launched

Destined for Auckland, this cat  is powered by twin 270hp Hyundai diesels giving a top dispacement speed of 25 knots. These 6 cylinder engines are much quieter and smoother than the 4 cylinder versions powering the first 12m launched, though speed and fuel consumption are very similar. The interior is more highly specified with mahogany…

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19 February 2017 • Company News • 1 comment

We love our cats, but still build monos

Push biking home from  the beach shop by Ohope Top Ten holiday park I was reflecting on how my exercise campaign was not really working. We were on our summer holiday at Ohope Top Ten Holiday Park. Rochelle commented rather too often that I had beefed up a bit over the Christmas period and she…

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