The catamaran Prince of Venice is probably one of the most impromt and interesting ships anywhere. It connects Poreč with Venice in summer season at a crusting speed of up to 25 knots, which means it takes 2 hours to cross the Adriatic to the entrance to the Venetian lagoon when it departs from it’s most regulary served port (Poreč) in addition to about 1 hour of slow sailing through the lagoon to the port. The catamaran has a distinctive snout in the front between the two hulls, which cuts the waves and prevents the front of the vessel from sinking into the water in case of rough seas. Is the type of vessel Wave Piercer Catamaran.

San Frangisk Catamaran

  • IMO No: 8801266

  • Flag: Croatia

  • Home port: Pula

  • Length: 39.6 m

  • Width: 15.6 m

  • Draught: 1,60 m

  • Capacity: 326 persons

  • Top speed: 29nM

  • Cruise speed: 25 nM

  • Engines: 2x MTU 16V series 2000 (since 2016)

  • Type of vessel: HSC (high speed craft)
    – Wave piercer catamaran

  • Year built: 1989

San Frangisk Catamaran
San Frangisk Catamaran

Lower Deck

The lower, main deck is equipped with a well-stocked bar and accommodates up to 180 passengers. In the back of the catamaran, on the open part of the vessel are male and female toilettes. Seating: 4 rows of 4 seats. There’s a small coffee table on the back of each seat.

All seats on the catamaran face the direction of sailing.

Tourist class of san frangisk catamaran

Upper deck

The upper lounge is located behind the bridge and accommodates up to 120 passengers. It is easily reachable via a wide staircase and the bar in the lower slaon is easily accessible.

VIP catamaran Lounge San Frangisk

Outer deck

Behind the upper catamaran lounge there is also an open deck, where passengers can enjoy the view and at the same time is the only place on the catamaran where smoking is allowed.