Non-powered Barge or Vendor Will Supply 2x Outboards (your choice) in addition


Purpose built by Commando Boats for the transportation of equipment or light vehicles. Shallow draft with a 3.5 tonnes loading capacity makes it ideal for carting equipment to locations where other operators don’t venture. Similar vessels are surveyed for 30 PAX plus one crew along with freight operations. Proven design. Ideal for construction sites. Vessel has new wear plates to the front underside.

Based Auckland, New Zealand

Vessel only for sale – no outboards, no trailer but please enquire from us if you require New Zealand sourced outboards (new). This vessel suitable for, say, twin Yamaha AETX 150hp 4-stroke engines or similar. This power will give you 20+ knots at 3500rpm with full load of 3.5 tonnes. Vessel is heavy quality, built very strong in New Zealand.  Multi-purpose, ideal for construction sites. This vessel presents as new, has very little by way of marks or small dings – has been lightly used for approximately 2-3 months per year – vessel used as a floating rubbish collection point. An inspection will not disappoint.

NOTE: This vessel only for sale to persons or companies based outside of New Zealand. Vessel to be exported out of New Zealand immediately following sale.

SKU: 2021 Category:

Additional information


9.6 x 3.08m x .3m


Commando Boats, Auckland. Year of launching 2007. Displacement 2T.


All marine grade aluminium plate.
Suits heavy duty use.
Inside deck dimensions – 8.25m.
Gross weight – 2.3 tonnes.
5 degree dead rise on hull bottom.
Hull and deck plate thickness – 8mm, all other plate is 6mm.

Flood prevention system

Water tightness bulkheads – 1x collision plus 4x watertight bulkheads.

Examples of cargo

1 x heavily laden utility truck or cement.
Timber and building materials or gravel.
Rubbish or Livestock.
Fuel drums 20 x 44 gal. or general cargo.
Up to 30 passenger ferry.
4 tonne hydraulic digger.
Will carry ute and trailer together.

Cargo ramp

Roll on – roll off (RORO) opening is 2.88m wide.


This particular vessel is not in Survey as it is a non-powered, or dumb, barge under 24m LOA. However, please note that similar vessels, sisters to this vessel, have been certified by Maritime New Zealand to carry 2 tonnes of cargo and or 30 passengers.