TITLE

'Capricornian Dancer.'

PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Ausmarine;Nov2011, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the "Capricornian Dancer," an environmentally-friendly catamaran built for Transit Systems Australia's (TSA) ferry operations in Gladstone Harbor, Queensland. It reports that the vessel's hull was engineered based on the 24-meter low wash ferries hull form approved by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) for use in protected areas. It also features a Humphree active ride control system and a comprehensive electronics package from Ultimate Marine Power.
ACCESSION #
69822763

 

Related Articles

  • Naturally Fast. Gain, Bruce // Sailing World;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p84 

    The article presents experts' insight on professional multihull racing techniques including the importance of the start, the approach to achieve windward hull on a catamaran when instantaneous adjustments are not made, and the strategy for the bear away to a downwind course without capsizing.

  • The Cats Have Them Scratching. Cushing, Doran; Smith, Mike; Jacobson, Ira // Cruising World;Oct2015, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p22 

    Letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Making Way for Multihulls" in the June 2015 issue, "The Cats Come Home" in the June 2015 issue, and "The Great Divide" in a previous issue.

  • 'Paria Bullet', 'Trini Flash', 'Carnival Runner', 'Calypso Sprinter.'.  // Ausmarine;Sep2010, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p27 

    The article evaluates four 405 passenger aluminium catamaran ferries from Austal, such as Paria Bullet, Trini Flash, Carnival Runner and Calypso Sprinter.

  • Hoverspeed to add Cats.  // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;11/26/2004, Issue 2642, p17 

    This article reports that ferry operator Hoverspeed has bucked industry trends by unveiling plans to expand English Channel services with the introduction of two "jumbo" SeaCat catamarans. The car-ferry operator will increase capacity on its Dover to Calais service from March 17 with the...

  • Seawind 950. DONALDSON, SVEN // Pacific Yachting;Dec2012, Vol. 54 Issue 12, p72 

    The article evaluates the Seawind 950 cruising cat from Seawind Catamarans.

  • SUPER SHARP. Zimmerman, Stan // Sarasota Magazine;Feb2007, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p92 

    The article considers the racing competition for the stiletto catamaran in Sarasota, Florida. While stiletto production stopped in Sarasota, Stiletto catamarans converge here annually for the national championship. The thrill of speed attracts participants from various locations. Stiletto...

  • Sinkage and Trim of a Fast Displacement Catamaran in Shallow Water. Gourlay, Tim // Journal of Ship Research;Sep2008, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p175 

    A theoretical method is put forward for predicting the sinkage and trim of a fast displacement catamaran in shallow water. Special emphasis is placed on the transcritical speed range, where sinkage and trim reach a maximum and the risk of grounding is at its highest. Results are condensed into...

  • On the Prowl. Reininger, Stuart // MotorBoating;Aug2006, Vol. 198 Issue 2, p31 

    The article features the Africat 420 multihull. The South African-built Africat 420--a new boat from a new builder--is typical of the type. Less power is needed to push this catamaran through the water. Its underwater shape includes a pair of keels that protect the twin props. Standard power is...

  • Derecktor's Giant Cat.  // Yachting;May2006, Vol. 199 Issue 5, p26 

    The article reports on a 145-foot catamaran with a 5,629-square foot main-sail being built at Derecktors' Shipyard in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics