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Blackbird Technical Specifications

Overall length : 36 feet (10.97 metres)
Waterline length : 35 feet (10.67 metres)

Overall breadth : 11 feet (3.35 metres)
Waterline breadth : 10 feet (3.05 metres)

Overall depth : 3 feet, 3 inches (1.0 metres)

Maximum Passengers on Vessel : 30

Engine Technical Specifications

Vetus M4.45, Vertical 4-stoke marine diesel engine, built in Holland in August 2015,
placed in Blackbird, April 2017.
Power ratings : 30.9kw (42hp)
Compression Ratio of 22 : 1

Gearbox Technical Specifications

ZF 25 Vertical offset, direct mount marine transmission, built in Italy.
2:1 ratio (forward or reverse)

With all this, Blackbird is propelled by a three blade propeller, with a
diameter of 17 inches, with a pitch of 15 degrees on the blades.