The first Fred.Olsen's Fast-Ferry
The Bonanza Express, part of the fleet since 1999, was the first high speed acquired by Fred.Olsen Express and also the first ever to sail in the waters surrounding the Canary Islands
Passengers
717
Passengers
Cars
271
Cars
Speed
38 knots
Speed

It carries 717 foot passengers and 271 cars or alternatively 105 cars and 25 heavy goods vehicles. The Bonanza Express travels at a maximum speed of 48 knots unloaded or 38 knots (over 70 km/hour) in service with a deadweight of 500 tons. This Wave Piercing Catamaran has an overall length of 95.47 metres, a beam of 26.16 metres and a depth of 3.7 metres.

The introduction of this vessel by the Fred. Olsen Company was a major step forward in maritime transport in the Canary Islands, being the first high speed ferry to operate in the entire archipelago. Today the Bonanza Express offers a daily 120 minutes service between the islands of Gran Canaria (Las Palmas) and Fuerteventura (Morro Jable).

Specifications Bonanza Express

Type Fast Ferry Wavepiercing Catamaran
Year of construction 1999
Overall length 95,47 m
Beam 26,16 m
Tonnage 6.348 T.R.B.
Registration Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Foot passengers 717
Vehicle capacity 330 metres nose-to-nose
Equivalent in trailers: 27
Equivalent in cars: 271
Speed 38 knots
Deadweight Maximum aproximately 802 tons
Engine power 38.516 C.V.
Stabilisers 2 at the bow and 2 at the stern "Martine Dynamics" insuring passengers maximum comfort

 

Panoramic 360 º Bonanza Express