San Juan Clipper

San Juan Clipper

Accommodations & Layout

The vessel is arranged with two entry doors off the stern port & starboard. The main deck is arranged with banquette style seating along port & starboard with forward face seating in the center section that accommodates 144. A beverage/snack bar is located aft along the centerline. Four heads are along the aft bulkhead on the main deck. Access between the main and 01 decks is aft on port and starboard. The 01 deck offers banquette style seating port & starboard with forward face seating in the center section offering seating for 78 with exterior seating for 39. The wheelhouse is located on the 01 deck. A stairway providing access between the 01 and 02 decks is along the centerline aft. The 02 deck offers exterior seating for 33.


The SAN JUAN CLIPPER is in good condition. The ferry offers a sleek style and wonderful viewing for passengers.


Kenwood Nextedge radio & Fetco coffee machine are on lease.

General Specifications

Regulatory File – Insert Official Number 965831 in the Vessel Number box and click “search”

Fire & Safety Plan

Name San Juan Clipper
Style Ferry
Builder Gladding Hearn (hull P-272) Architect: INCAT
Hull Catamaran
USCG Certified Yes
USCG Dry Dock December 2020 (annual due to SOLAS)
USCG Official Number  965831
Route Certification  Lakes, Bays & Sounds plus Limited Coastwise
Passenger Capacity 245
Gross Tonnage 88 (I-235)
Net Tonnage 60 (I-105)
Speed (approx.) Maximum: 27 kts @2000 RPM
(light ship) 25 kts loaded
Built 1990
LOA 102.5′
LWL 85.5′
Beam 28.5′
Hull Depth Depth 7.5′
Freeboard Depth 5′
Draft Water: 4.3′ Air Draft: 38′
Displacement 235 long tons
Hull Material Aluminum
Deckhouse Material Aluminum
Tank Capacities Fuel: 1800 900 p/s gallons gallons
Lube Oil: 50 gallons
Waste: 500 gallons
Potable Water: 500 gallons

  • Control station with engine instrumentation (i.e., tachometer, engine oil pressure, ammeters, hour meters) – a few analog gauges on the helm are NON-OP
  • Three helm seats
  • Electric/ hydraulic steering
  • 3 control modules
  • All voids with bilge alarms
  • Fog bell
  • Kahlenberg air horn
  • Phoenix lever operated searchlight
  • Steering/propulsion direction indicators
  • 6 windshield wipers
  • Sea 157 with DSC VHF/FM marine radio with antenna
  • ICOM model ICM506 VHF/FM marine radio with antenna
  • Robertson model CD109 magnetic compass
  • Robertson model AP MK II autopilot
  • Raytheon loudhailer
  • Furuno satellite compass
  • Sperry BridgeMaster E Series model JRC JMA 3300 radar system
  • SAAB Transponder Tech model R4 DGPS Navigation system
  • Furuno model FA-150 AIS
  • Alden model Navtex AE900 Receiver
  • Furuno model RD30 echo sounder
  • Vivotek CCTV in salon and engine rooms
  • Airphone intercom system
  • Kenwood Nextedge radio
  • Yamaha model RX 396 receiver, Sony DVD, three Sennheiser True Diversity EW100 63 receivers, TOA model 900 Series amplifier & OSC model 302V amplifier
  • CCTV in salon and engine rooms


  • Banquette style along port and starboard and forward face seating in the center section (NEW 2005 Technolight by Tecnoseat – seat covers by SofaHouse NEW 2016) allowing for 144 in salon


  • Gift shop kiosk with two clear-window display sections with shelving, and a serving counter
  • True Manufacturing double door upright cooler
  • Fetco model CBS-52H coffee machine
  • Two electric chafer units
  • Stainless steel sink


  • Banquette style seating along port & starboard with forward face seating in the center section (NEW 2005 Technolight by Tecnoseat – seat covers by SofaHouse NEW 2016) along port, starboard and centerline for seating for 78
  • Exterior seating for 39


  • Exterior seating for 33 passengers


  • Two ship service 65 kW Stamford generators powered by dedicated John Deere model 4045 marine diesels with fuel filter, seawater strainer and seacock: port: 3,883, starboard: 6,177 – January 2020
  • Ship to shore power switch
  • 100 AMP/ 208 VAC shore power service – three phase
  • 120 VAC/12 VDC lighting
  • 120 VAC duplex outlets
  • 8 enclosed heavy-duty batteries – 24VDC (electronics)
  • 2 8D cell batteries per hull – 24VDC (engines)
  • Perko battery isolation switch
  • 5 battery chargers
  • Twenty-ton (2 units) Carrier HVAC system
  • Internationally approved navigation lights (i.e., port light, starboard light, stern light, masthead light, anchor light)


  • 3/16” bottom aluminum plate hulls
  • Each hull has five watertight compartments formed by four transverse bulkheads
  • Boarding gates: two aft
  • Stair threads
  • Six kevels


  • Two 16-cylinder 1,600 HP Detroit Diesel model 16V149TIB marine diesel engines, fuel filters, seawater strainers, heat exchanger with seacocks 
  • Hours: Port – 6,381, starboard 2,086 – January 2020
  • Engine room insulation
  • Two ZF model ZF BUK 455 reduction marine gears
  • Two Rolls Royce (KaMeWa) model 63 SII jet drives (24 VDC)
  • Hydraulic trim tabs – two per hull
  • Hydra-Tech davit 1,000 lb. crane (port)
  • Vessel installed folding boarding ramp 


The vessel is equipped with four unisex heads, of which one is ADA compliant.


  • 254 type I adult size personal flotation devices
  • 26 type I child size personal flotation devices
  • Five Viking model 50IBA inflatable buoyant apparatus (IBA) – 250-person overall capacity
  • Five 24” life ring three with lines, two with self-actuated rescue lights
  • Halon model 1301 45 lb. fixed engine room fire suppression system in each engine room
  • One 10 lb. B:C, one 20 lb. B:C and three 40 lb. B:C fire extinguishers
  • capstan
  • Pyrotechnic distress signals
  • One fire station on each deck and one in each engine room: two 1 1/2” UL approved rubber lined hoses with brass or bronze fittings, two brass or bronze nozzles, two brass or bronze hose bibs.  The bilge pump system operates the fire system also.
  • Danforth style anchor with rode


  • Exterior coating: Coating
  • Exterior decks: non-skid
  • Interior decks:
    Salon (main): carpet
    Salon(01): carpet
    Heads: non-skid
    Wheelhouse: carpet
  • Interior Bulkheads: Aluminum sheathing
  • Headliner: Aluminum