Arctic 4 light HDPE

The A4 Light HDPE Boat for SAR and oil spill recovery. This is a new Arctic Boats model specially developed for the Finnish Fire Rescue Brigades. The 4-meter boat is so light, it can be carried around by 4 people. It is equipped with a 20 hp engine and has a detachable middle seat that can function as an equipment carrying case.

This small boat originally intended for 3 people. In the CE certification test, however, we found that the boat can carry 6–7 people. The boat is really stable and safe.

The hull is divided into 3 watertight sections and additionally can be filled with flotation bags. A fully loaded boat would not sink even if shot by a rifle. HMW Polyethylene is the best material for sturdy workboats that have to endure rough treatment. There is a PE500 protection sheet wrapped around the keel so that the boat can easily be dragged on the ground or on the winter ice.

The Arctic 4 is intended as a quick deployment vehicle to assist in sea rescue, oil recovery or as a daughter boat on bigger vessels. The light weight of the boat makes it easy to launch anyplace. A launch ramp is not needed because
4 people can carry the empty boat. Despite its low weight, the boat is rigid and durable.


  • Removable seat/toolcase
  • Worklight mast
  • Steering console
  • starboard side or center console with seat
  • Aluminium paddle with ice spike

Technical specifications

  • LOA: 402 cm
  • Beam: 180 cm
  • Weight: 260–300 kg
  • CE-D: 6 people
  • Engine: 20–30 hp
  • Max. speed range: 23–26 kt

Specifications may be changed without prior notice.

Arctic Airboats Ltd (FI 2145121-4)

Location Neitsytpolku 3C 35
   00140 Helsinki

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