Guardian 1 is a Zodiac Hurricane 733, powered by twin 175 horsepower Suzuki four stroke engines. She cruises at 28 knots and is capable of 40 plus knots.
Guardian 1 is a rigid hull inflatable or RHIB measuring 27 feet in length that seats 11 passengers. The RHIB design and Zodiac’s patented deep V hull ensures a comfortable and safe ride.
The vessel is equipped with Raymarine radar, global positioning system, and chartplotter. The Automatic Identification System enables the vessel to be visible on other ship’s radar, including Coast Guard communications center and vessel traffic services. She is equipped with two VHF radio systems, search lights, towing equipment, stereo and all required safety equipment.
She is regularly maintained by Bridgeview Marine and is registered as a commercial vessel with Transport Canada. She hails from the US Navy in San Diego originally and was outfitted in BC for her current role.
The boat is a great platform as every seat is a front row seat. She can travel long distances quickly and comfortably allowing guests the benefit of greater time with the animals and other activities.
Guardian 2 is a 30-ft 249 XL rigid Hull inflatable with twin 250 horsepower Mercury Verado Engines. Her top speed is 45-plus knots and she boasts long range big fuel tanks. The boat is outfitted with onboard washrooms, comfortable seating for 12, an onboard stereo, and an intercom system.
The boat also has a towing package, storage for dewatering Pump & hoses, and ice Shockwave crew seating. For safety, the boat features hull driving lights, HD colour digital Quantum radar & chartplotter, search lights, and LED deck lighting.
Thank you to Andrew, John, Jen, and the crew from Titan Boats who made her into the beast she is.