Cape Henry Express

This vessel does it all with style and comfort.  Whether hauling 38 passengers or 4.5 tons of deck cargo or towing diving opt etc. this vessel handles it safely with ease.


        Size                         48' X 14' with a 5' draft

        Speed                     16 knots min cruse

        Passenger capacity    38

        Cargo Capacity        7130lbs with 18 passengers and just under 10,000lbs without passengers

        Engine                      Twin Detroit 330 hp

        Route                      Six pak to 100miles offshore, 38 passengers on Limited Coastwise, Lakes, Bays and Sounds routes

        MOB Equip            Life Sling recovery system. Built in MOB/Dive ladder on stern. Floating Back board with spider webbing

        First Aid Kit            Yes fully stocked, much better complemented than the industry standard.

        Fire Fighting            75 lb fixed CO2, One 10lb dry chemical and one 5lb dry chemical, Fire buckets, fire alarm

        Electronics              GPS/Chart plotter, Vhf X 2 , Sounder,  4000 watt Radar, Class B AIS.

        Aux Power            12.5 kw single phase 110/220 volt gen.

        Dewatering             One 20 GPM engine driven pump on a manifold system, four  500 GPH 12 volt pumps in each compartment and one hand bilge pump.

        Signals                    Three Red Flares, three orange smoke signals, Electric/air Horn and bell..

        Alarms                    High temp, Low oil, high water in eng compartment and high water in aft compartment, high water in passenger compartment..


The Express has the right fendering and power to press up hard to ships allowing safe boarding

With nine pallet capacity this boat can haul most provision orders in one trip


Heavy loads like this 9000# electric motor is no problem.

With the removable towing system this vessel easily converts to perform towing operations

Rescue towing is also a common call for the Cape Henry Express.

A toilet and fresh water sink make this vessel very comfortable