The Watercat M 8 is a fast landing craft that can carry ten men with their equipment. Eight men have saddle-type seats in front of the steering console.
The hull is made of aluminium using special struded profiles and the construction is all welded. The propulsion is one water jet powered by a diesel engine giving a service speed over 30 knots with full load. The low draft in high speed (approximately 20 cm) enables the boat to operate on shallow beaches or landings on the beach.
Marine Alutech is the leading designer and manufacturer of fast patrol boats and aluminium government vessels in North Europe. Company is located in Salo, southwest Finland, 130 kilometers from the Finnish capital Helsinki.
Helmed by CEO Niko Haro, Marine Alutech employs currently over 70 employees and offers full vessel service and maintenance throughout a boat’s life cycle in addition to construction, production and after sales services.
WatercatÂ® is registered trademark of Marine Alutech Oy Ab, Finland.