This aluminum boat design (plan) of the small Orca is an extremely popular utility boat in Alaska. It is has a slightly wider beam than the 18 FT Narrow Beam Orca. The design is USCG compliant.
At 1,915 lbs. displacement with 5 gallons of fuel, at 150 HP, the boats projected speed is 40 knots.
|LOA||17' 6" / 5.33 m|
|Beam||7' 6" / 2.32 m|
|Weight||1,548 lbs / 702 kg|
Weight in table above is the weight of the uncut aluminum sheet and plate.
Max HP (remote steering): 150
Max HP, Tiller: 75
Max Weight Capacity: 1,931 LBS
Max Person Capacity: 1,516 LBS w/ 58 HP or 1,276 LBS w/150 HP
Max Number of Persons: 11 (50 HP) or 9 (150 HP) or number of seated positions intended for use while under way