2014 – 2016 D 6 (Explore)

Utilitarian name

Powercat that briefly operated on the Auckland-Waiheke Explore ferry service. After the service was cancelled in 2016, this vessel is sometimes chartered by Fullers.

Built in 2014, D6 can carry 249 passengers at a cruising speed of 23 knots, and is powered by 2x Yanmar 6AYM-WGT dioesels, generating 670kW, 973 horsepower.

Length: 85.2 feet/ 25.99m

Passengers: 249