Raging Bull

Raging Bull: 17.68m Lobster Fishing Vessel

A change from recent lobster fishing vessels designed by Southerly Designs, Raging Bull was designed for a client fishing for South Australian lobster. Built by Dongara Marine, she features a custom designed bow shape to client preferences however retained majority of Southerly Designs renowned hull features, providing fantastic seakeeping and performance. Powered by a single 965hp MTU engine, she topped out at 23 knots and more importantly, cruised effortlessly at 17 knots.

Within the composite wheelhouse, the main deck features the helm station, galley and mess. Below the wheelhouse, the accommodation deck features a queen-sized berth in the master’s cabin and 2 berths in the forward cabin that meet the requirements of AMSA NSCV AL36-72. Along with capacity for 750 kg of live crayfish and fuel capacity of 4000 litres, she is well equipped for overnight trips to fishing grounds to reduce costs and ensure crew comfort.


Vessel Length 17.68 Meters
Launch Date Sep 2021
Vessel Type Lobster Fishing Vessel
Survey Class AMSA/NSCV 3B
Builder Dongara Marine
Construction Material Marine Grade Aluminium Hull, Composite Superstructure
LOA 17.84m
Beam 5.40m
Main Engines 1 x MTU v8 2000 M72
Propulsion Fixed Pitch Propeller
Speed Max 23.0 kts
Speed Cruise 17.0 kts
Fuel Capacity 4,000L
Fresh Water Capacity 1,800L
Live Tank Capacity 750 kg

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