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Flying Cat 30 Flying Cat 40
Flying Cat 46 Flying Cat 52 Design
The FlyingCat 30 is the smallest in our range of
catamaran products and was introduced in 2000.
The vessel is ideal for short commuter routes,
but also a good alternative in marginal markets due to its very
low operating costs.
The FC 30 is suitable for passenger capacities
between 125 and 225.
The design is compact and practical, with all
passengers on one deck and enclosed aft deck for passenger
luggage and light cargo.
The FC 30 shown on these pages is operated by
MRF between the city of Molde and suburbs with a speed of 34
knots (63 km/h).
Waterjets and low rated diesel engines result in few
cancellations. Four point Motion Dampening System also available
at FC 30.
The FlyingCat 40 is the successor of the by far
most popular model in the fast ferry history! (The 40m FlyingCat!)
The FC 40 is suitable for passenger capacities
between 225 and 400.
The FC 40 shown on these pages, is one of two FC
40s operated by Kystekspressen between the cities of
Kristiansund and Trondheim in Norway with a speed of 36 knots
The FC 40 is a reliable workhorse suitable for
commuter routes all over the world.
Two waterjets, each coupled to low rated diesel
engines provide a high level of redundancy.
The FC 40 can be delivered with a two or four point Motion
Every centimeter of available deck areas is
utilized for passenger space and facilities. The enclosed aft
deck has good capacity for passenger luggage and light cargo.
The FlyingCat 46 is the little brother of the
FlyingCat 52 and is based on the same design principles. The FC
46 concept was introduced in 2002 and can carry both passengers
The FC 46 is suitable for passenger capacities
between 350 and 500.
The FC46 has a full second deck passenger compartment with
forward view, the first in the market for this size of fast
The noise level measured on the FC 46 is the lowest we know
of! Together with a remarkable seaworthiness, the FC 46 provides
unrivalled passenger comfort for this size of fast ferry.
Four independent waterjets, each coupled to low
rated diesel engines, provides a high level of redundancy.
The Motion Dampening System is also available for this model.
Space to enjoy
The FlyingCat 52 is designed to carry both passengers and
The FC 52 concept was introduced in 1998 and has been produced
as passenger only versions and passenger and car versions.
Passenger areas sports an enviable level of comfort. On board
you can enjoy the panoramic saloons, a first class forward
lounge providing vistas from three sides, cafeteria, comfortable
recliner seats (some with tables)..
Light and view from five directions; left, right, forward,
aft and up
High level of onboard comfort
Two designs, one concept
Since 1998 the concept has been continuously improved and
developed. The FC 52 delivered to German company FRS in 2003 has
a capacity of 580 passengers and a service speed of 36 knots
(67km/h). We consider this to be an unofficial world record in
passenger capacity as well as in low fuel consumption for this
size of fast ferry. (This complies with our design strategy,
which is combining passenger comfort, high redundancy and
operating cost efficiency)
The FC52 can be delivered with a two or four point Motion
Side loading and space for more than 30 cars
Four independent engines and waterjets