Tangalooma Flyer

After 24 years of service The Flyer has carried more than 3.5 million passengers across Moreton Bay. In this time she has travelled 900,000 nautical miles or 1.6 million kilometres or 38 laps of the equator.

The flyer recently had a 4 month re-fit worth approximately $900,000 and was relaunched in Nov 2005.

Please find following relevant information regarding the Flyer that may be of assistance.

Type of Vessel Catamaran Passenger Ferry
Length 20m
Beam 8m
Draft 1.8m
Tonnage 32 tonne (lightship)
Top Speed 27 Kts Laden
Service Speed 24 Kts
Passenger Capacity 200 pax
Crew Capacity 3 Crew
Built Dec 1981
Designer Incat Designs
Construction Aluminium
Main engines 2 x M.A.N. V10
HP 2 x 650 Hp
Fuel Consumption 200 L/Hr
Auxiliary 2 x Yanmar
Generator 2 x Stamford 25 Kva
Fuel Capacity 2 x 5000 L
Water Capacity 400 L
Navigation Equipment T.M.Q.G.P.S. Plotter
Koden 48 mile Radar