Coastal Voyager was built in New Zealand in 2001 to a special design based on their Coastguard vessel. She is licensed to the UK Maritime Coastguard Agency Category 4.

The deep V hull (23 degree dead rise to be technical) means that she gives an amazingly smooth ride even in a heavy sea.

The 12 wrap around seats hold you firmly in place and the individual seat belts ensure you stay put! Naturally waterproofs and life jackets are also supplied.

All the latest technology for communications and navigation has been incorporated. This includes DSC VHF and a Garmin Chart Plotter so we always know exactly where we are!

The craft is only ever driven by RYA qualified, highly experienced skippers under the direction of Marcus Gladwell himself a very experienced boatman RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Sail, Avanced powerboat and responsible for all training at Southwold Lifeboat whilst on the crew.


Coastal Voyager is powered by twin DF200U ultra Long Shaft highly advanced V6 4-stroke engines. At 3614cc, they are the lightest and most compact in their class. Features include the all new 55 degree V cylinder block- an industry first; DOHC 24-valve powerhead and digital sequential fuel injection with high performance plate type injectors providing superior fuel atomisation and cleaner combustion.

A powerful 32-bit on-board computer ensures that the motor is running at optimum efficiency throughout the power band and in all operating conditions.

The offset drive-shaft providing a big 2.26:1 gear ratio which drives a 16inch prop giving fast acceleration and top speed.

All of this means we have outstanding performance and handling with amazingly low emissions!