DVS Marine Design - New Zealand specialists in Aluminium Boat Design

 

 

DIMENSIONS & SPECIFICATIONS
Length OA 7.59 m (24” 11’)
Length Alloy 7.30 m (23” 11’)
Length WL 6.12 m (20” 1’)
Beam OA 2.88 m (9' 6")
Beam Alloy 2.44 m (8' 0")
Draft hull 0.54 m (1' 9")
Deadrise 21°
Displacement 2800 kg (6173 lbs)
Engine Power Twin 200 Hp Outboards
Fuel Capacity 490 Ltr (129 Gallons)
Sprint Speed approx. 46knots
Hull Material Marine Grade Aluminium Alloy
Fender Hypalon
   
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DVS 7.3m Aluminium Centre Console RHIB - Fast Response Vessel

Another smaller RHIB produced in collaboration with Kanter Marine. This one has, to my eye, an extremely sweet hull which is actually a development of our earlier 7.5m Shallow Deadrise Waterjet RHIB – design #090. This design was initially built as a demo vessel, to showcase the various advantages and features and possibilities inherent in working vessels in this size range.

Essentially this design differs from #090 in that it is now outboard powered and the hull deadrise has been increased from 12° to a much more seakindly 21°, resulting in a hull shape that we are very pleased with. Carrying capacity is increased, deck space is huge by virtue of the D-shape inflatable collar (see photo's). This design also shows the rounded off front end in plan view, which means the inflatable collar is less likely to be pinched off/punctured by backing structure when nosing up to other vessels etc.

Various versions of this design have been built, with walk-around consoles placed forward or amidships (or aft if so desired) and there is potentially a concept for an enclosed cabin for leisure or patrol/rescue use. Power in various configurations up to 400 Hp is feasible, resulting in speeds over 45 knots.