Fact File: The Blade
First Installed 1980
Location Forbidden Valley
Relocated In 1997
Previous Names Pirate Ship
Previous Locations Springfield Centre
Manufacturer Huss
Type Of Ride Pirate Boat
Ride Height 66ft / 20m
Weight 28 tons
Power Consumption 105kW
Ride Duration Approx. 1 minute, 30 seconds
Queue Time 5 - 15 minutes
Capacity 45
Throughput 1,200 people per hour
Seating Arrangement 1 gondola, 9 rows, 5 people per row
When To Ride Anytime
Restraint Type Lap bar
Height Restriction Must be at least 0.9 metres. 0.9 - 1.1 metres if accompanied by adult
Property Security Leave property on platform
First Timers Sit Middle of boat
Thrill Seekers Sit Ends of boat for most air time
Ride Photography No