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AKAMA was registered as a ship in Ottawa Canada.  She is now sold to a new owner in Singapore.

The name AKAMA means whale in one of the Queensland Aboriginal dialects.

AKAMA is a full displacement motorboat, with a hull shape optimised to handle heavy seas. She is hull 2 of 29, built in the Asia Boat Works yard in Taiwan, to a design by James Krogen. Here are her basic specifications:

Make: Kadey Krogen
Model: Whaleback 48
Year Built: 1993
Length Overall: 48' 9"
Waterline: 45' 5"
Beam Overall: 17' 3"
Draft: 5' 8" (nominal)
Bridge clearance: (mast up): 30'
Bridge clearance: (mast down): 17' 6"

Displacement: 56,200 lbs
Ballast: 4500 lbs
Displacement/Length Ratio: 268
A/B Ratio: 2.6
Prismatic Coefficient: 0.60
GM: 4.29 feet

Main Propulsion: CAT 3208, 10.4 litre V-8 diesel, 2.96:1 transmission, 2" drive shaft, 30" diameter x 22" pitch propeller.
Emergency Propulsion: Westerbeke 35 HP diesel to a feathering prop.
Cruising Speed: 5 to 9 knots
Fuel Capacity: 3860 litres
Range: 3000 miles at 6 knots; 2000 miles at 8 knots

For more information about Kadey Krogen boats visit the manufacturer's web site at: www.kadeykrogen.com