Q-SPD Applications

Here is a selection of Q-SPD applications from around the world:

Foil-assisted Power Cat (New Zealand)

Length: 12 meters
Weight: 10.5T
Power: 2 x D11 600hp
Drives: 2 x QSD125
Propellers: 26” 5bld
Top Speed: 50 knots

Destined for the Bay Of Islands, to be used as a commercial tourism vessel, owned and recently refurbished by Explore Group. This Foil-assisted power cat has been designed and built with vee shaped foils which span between both hulls allowing it to remain fixed and help provide stable planning while at speed which also helps reduce drag..….read more


CMN-DV15 Interceptor patrol vessels (Abu Dhabi)

Length: 15 meters
Weight: 9.5T
Power: 2 x C12 705hp
Drives: 2 x QSD130
Propellers: 25” 5bld
Top Speed: 54 knots

Q-Marine delivered twin Q-SPD Surface Drives for x 3 CMN-DV15 Interceptor patrol vessels built in Abu Dhabi. The DV15 Interceptors are high performance craft manufactured from advanced composite materials. Powered by twin Caterpillar C12 705-HP engines for a top speed of 52-56 knots (depending on version and payload)..…..read more


Ferry / Charter / Work Boat (New Zealand)

G-Rakiura ExplorerLength: 19.6 meters
Weight: 40T
Power: 2 x 675hp
Drives: 2 x WB350
Propellers: 39” 5bld
Top Speed: 29 knots

“It is hard to believe that by adding 2.85 meters of length, 14 tonnes of weight and changing the propulsion units from jet units to Q-SPD surface drives, that you can gain 10 knots of speed, improve the trim, handling and fuel efficiency. But the Rakiura Explorer is working proof that it can be done.”…..read more


Cobra 48 (Dubai)

Length: 14.6 meters
Weight: 10T
Power: 2 x 820hp
Drives: 2 x SD201-F
Propellers: 23” 5bld
Top Speed: 59 knots

The Cobra 48’ was designed as a prototype high speed boat for offer for both pleasure boat customers and to government authorities in the middle east. Q-SPD SD200-F drives are driven by Seatek 820hp engines producing exceptional acceleration and speed..….read more


Prowler (Papua New Guinea)

Length: 13 meters
Weight: 14T
Power: 2 x 370hp
Drives: 2 x SD150
Propellers: 27” 4bld
Top Speed: 32 knots

Prowler was refitted in Cairns, Australia, where the original stern drives and engines were removed and the Cummins engines and Q-SPD drives installed. The boat was then delivered under its own power to remote south east Papua New Guinea. The vessel carries 16 divers, 2 crew and all gear including 45 dive tanks and supports a dedicated dive resort. …..read more


Royal Denship (Denmark)

Length: 25 meters
Weight: 54T
Power: 2 x 2000hp
Drives: 2 x MY400
Propellers: 42” 5bld
Top Speed: 45 knots

Royal Denship and designer, Bill Dixon, chose Q-SPD surface drives for their compact and lightweight installation compared to other surface drive solutions. Q-SPD modular design means waterline length is not compromised and excessively long boarding platforms are not needed. Performance at all speeds is fantastic as well as quiet and smooth. …..more


Ramco 3500 (New Zealand)

Length: 10.8 meters
Weight: 7.5T
Power: 1 x 370hp
Drives: 1 x SD150
Propellers: 27” 4bld
Top Speed: 27 knots

Ramco Boats and the vessels owner chose the Q-SPD surface drive for this quintessential 35ft aluminium Kiwi family weekend pleasure boat, designed with the average recreational fisherman in mind, she boasts some features you would expect on a much larger vessel and performance to burn…read more


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