The ferry Adventure is named after the small Spanish sloop that served as the tender or supply ship for Blackbeard’s flag ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge. According to one historic account, the sloop was captured by Blackbeard and his crew near the bay of Honduras in the western Caribbean in March of 1717 and was involved in the final battle at Oracoke in which the pirate was killed.

Builder Breaux Brothers Enterprises, Inc. – 1987
Length 65ft
Beam 22ft
Draft 5ft
Hull Material Aluminum
Engines Two Cummins KTA 19A-M3 (640 HP each)
Max Speed / RPM 18 Kts / 1810 RPM
Fuel Capacity 1600 Gallons
Fuel Burn Rate 19.7 GPH