Purpose built to allow for fast and comfortable day trips to St Kilda and other difficult to access islands, the Hirta is an ideal vessel to maximise your time on St Kilda but to also allow you to enjoy your time on the open sea. Hirta is a 55-foot motor cruiser, which travels comfortably at 18 knots with a top speed of 29 knots. Inside there is comfortable seating for 12 passengers and 6 tables with reading materials for you to peruse on the journey. There is also outdoor seating for 12 so that passengers have the option to sit outside and enjoy the fresh air and keep an eye out for sea life. There is a bulkhead door allowing easier access on to the vessel for passengers with mobility difficulties, a W.C. and tea and coffee making facilities.
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HIRTA BUILD SPECIFICATIONS
Date of launch-
Aft deck seating-
52ft / 16m moulded / 53ft 2” overall
15ft 1” / 4.6m moulded
2 x SCANIA DI 12 650HP diesel engines diesels.
Twin disc 1.75:1 gear box.
12 passenger / 3crew
14 persons in main cabin (inc skipper seat / 1 navigator seat)
12 persons in removable seating modules
4 berths in a single lower cabin
MCA Category II 60nm offshore (commercial vessels)