3 July 2014 • Company News

Alloy Cats Kingfisher Boats July Newsletter

  Alloy Cats (NZ) Ltd July Newsletter Welcome to our July newsletter There has been no slow down in enquiries and orders across our several ranges of boats.  Powercat interest is at an all time high both with our own Kingfishercat designs and the Roger Hill models. This is a strong indicator of the greater…

Read more

17 June 2014 • Company News

Smallest addition to Kingfishercat range

Design work has been completed on the new 575 Kingfishercat in both cuddy cabin and centre console versions. The craft features asymmetrical hulls with full underfloor sealed flotation for positive buoyancy. Length 5.75m  Beam 2.5m Outboard – set up for single outboard around 100 to 150 hp.

Read more

14 May 2014 • Company News

12m Displacement cat under construction

This new Roger Hill design is exclusive to Alloy Cats (NZ) Ltd, and features a displacement form with as much shape as can be attained from a single alloy bottom plate. It is very warped and transitions from very fine forward to flat sections aft. It should be a very efficient shape that has some…

Read more

10 April 2014 • Company News • 1 comment

New trailerable Kingfishercat 705 takes shape

What will currently be the smallest powercat in the Kingfishercat range for now is now well into the construction phase at Alloycats (NZ) Ltd in Mt Maunganui. This will be a trailerable cat and will be powered by a pair of 90hp 4 stroke outboards. Great stability and performance is expected from the craft which…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more