31 March 2014 • Company News • 2 comments

Kingfisher 575 Centre Console Upgraded

This newer version of the Kingfisher 575 CC has a raised sheerline to give passengers sitting in front of console much greater comfort. They are more sheltered from the wind and have conveniently placed grab rails to hold on to. The boat features side by side seating at the helm and a more aesthetic bimini…

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5 November 2013 • Latest Launch

New charter fishing barge/cat for mussel farms

Snapper Fishing Safaris have just taken delivery of their new cat/barge. Surveyed for 40 passengers the vessel will however only take up to 20 on fishing trips. The new boat compliments Darryl and Megan O’Keeffe’s other two vessels. Able to cruise at a comfortable 15 to 20 knots, fishers will be able to spend more…

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3 October 2013 • Company News • 1 comment

7m Trailer Powercat extends range

This trailerable Kingfishercat 705 will be launched early next year. It will complement our range of larger alloy powercats giving the company vessels from 7 to 15metres on the water. A unique feature of this cat will be its watertight sealed hulls giving it positive flotation in the event of a mishap. Power will be…

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31 July 2013 • Workboats

New powercat for mussel farm fishing charters

This new 12m Kingfisher powercat is destined for charter fishing on the Coromandel mussel farms. Although a genuine cat it does takes on the appearance of a traditional harvesting barge. The hull was turned over on 1st August with launching due in October 2013. Power will be a pair of 200hp for stroke Yamahas giving…

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24 May 2013 • Company News

FC 640 Centre Consoles to be TV stars

Built by Alloy Cats Ltd, these Fish City 640 centre consoles will be the team boats in the next series of the Match Fishing League on TV  later in the year. Following this series the boats will feature in a Trans-Tasman contest – hence the pictured boat being decked out in Australian livery. The other…

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11 April 2013 • Company News

18m Roger Hill powercat under construction

In April we commenced construction of an 18.3m alloy hull and deck planing cat with a composite flybridge for a client who is based in Sydney. This new cat will be used mainly for short and long range cruising up and down the East coast of Australia. It will have a luxury fit out with…

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16 March 2013 • Workboats

Maketu Coastguard have new boat

The Maketu Coastguard unit has taken delivery of their new Robson 11m vessel. Alloy Cats Ltd received a basic hull and cabin shell to modify and completed the fit out, painting and engine installations. The vessel is powered by twin 440hp Yanmar diesels through Hamilton jets, and has a top speed of around 38 knots….

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30 December 2012 • Workboats

Kingfishercat 1150 is new passenger ferry in Tauranga

In October this Kingfishercat 1150 was launched for a Tauranga client. The powercat is configured for transporting passengers across the harbour and out to out lying islands. The powercat comfortably seats 24 inside with a further 10 in the cockpit area. Power is by twin 300hp Yamaha outboards and with a top speed of 40…

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17 November 2012 • Workboats

New Coastguard vessel for Waihi Beach launched

This 9.5m Naiad designed RHIB rescue boat was delivered to the Waihi Beach Coastguard in December. Gallagher Rescue, as the boat is named, was a 7 month project for Alloy Cats Ltd. It is powered by twin 250hp Yamaha 4 stroke outboards and is capable of speeds in excess of 45 knots. The outboards are…

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