Citysightseeing motorboats have the authorization issued by the Municipality of Venice to carry out the commercial service of public transport of the lagoon lineaccording to the “hop-on hop-off ” system with boats equipped with multilingual audio commentary. These boats are of a superior level, both for the degree of interior and exterior finishes, and for onboard comfort and navigation quality. These motorboats are built in compliance with the norms and regulations in force in the Venetian lagoon. The boats are equipped with two areas of passenger shelter located at the bow and aft of the boarding area, on the same bridge (deck). They will transport a maximum of 198 people, including 118 seats. The hull is made of grade A steel and the superstructures are partially made of LL AH 5083 both tested RINA.
The steering system is equipped with a 24 Volt electrohydraulic steering system. The rudder is of suspended type, of adequate dimensions to govern the boat as better as possible. The electrical system for the essential services of the ship is 24 Volts. Furthermore, special places will be set up for people with reduced mobility and on wheelchairs near the entrance to the stern.
Equipment of the bridge:
The ships are equipped with an integrated system of detection, control and management of navigation (GPS).
The motorboats have the following classification: C MALTA CROSS, Passenger Ship, AUT-UMS.
|Length overall||23,50 m|
|Length between perpendiculars||21,50 m|
|Beam overall||4,20 m|
|Engines||1x MAN D2676 LE 461|
|Engines power||147 kW @ 1800 rpm|
|Propulsion||Elica 4 pale diametro 850 mm|
|Genset||15 kW-50 Hz.|
Chine Displacement hull type
|Speed at 100% RPM||11 kn|
|Cruising speed||10 kn|
|Range at cruising speed||30 l/h|