Vehicles: Boats 1: Ferry Sound FX

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Our first boat sound clip collection features a specific vessel: ferries. Boats 1: Ferry sound fx includes three types of passenger boats: a 7-ton, 12,000 horsepower car and passenger ferry. There are also recordings from a 400-person ferry, and a smaller 12-person ferry boats.

A handful of maneuvering clips compliment a broad selection of riding ambiences in upper and lower holds, cargo areas, and on deck at bow and at stern. Use them for large boats, or industrial ambiences, too.

  • 46 sound clips (track list).
  • 96 kHz, 24-bit stereo WAV files.
  • 2.23 gigabytes.
  • Professionally recorded, expertly mastered, and lovingly curated.
  • Instant, secure download.
  • Includes 3 formats of bonus metadata : Soundminer (19+), BWAV, MacOS Spotlight.



Read more about this collection in the sound library announcement blog post.


Boats 1: Ferry Sound Effects Includes:

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  • Ferry or boat bow wash facing bow with BG engine whine
  • Ferry or boat bow wash facing stern with BG engine whine
  • Ferry or boat bow wash facing stern with BG engine whine and slight rumble
  • Ferry or boat bow wash at midship with a whine and slosh
  • Aquabus ferry boat riding and disembarking slowly then maneuvering to a stop
  • Aquabus ferry boat disembarking and riding steadily then stopping
  • Aquabus ferry boat pulling up and stopping
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry at the bow with cars exiting over a metal grate
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry on the deck at the bow idling while berthed as a ramp is lowered
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry on the deck at the bow with cars exit over a metal grate
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry on the deck at midship riding near the main stack with a groan
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry on the deck riding at the bow approaching dock and churning water and stopping
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry on the deck riding at the bow slowly and cutting speed near dock
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry on the deck riding at the stern riding in a seating area with shuddering metal
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry on the deck riding at the stern riding with propellor churning water
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry on the deck riding at the stern riding with propellor churning water while turning
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the lower hold at the bow while cars depart over a grate
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the lower hold at the bow with low fans
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the lower hold at the bow with mid to high fans
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the lower hold at midship riding with fans churning heavily
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the lower hold at the stern with a strong and breathy fan
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the lower hold at the stern idling with PA x2
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the lower hold at the stern idling with constant exhaust fans
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the lower hold at the stern idling with exhaust fans starting x4
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the lower hold at the stern riding and decelerating with water churning
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the lower hold at the stern riding and decelerating and gliding
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the lower hold at the stern riding and decelerating and hitting dock in the distance then stopping
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the lower hold at the stern riding and decelerating and reversing to cut speed
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the lower hold at the stern riding with heavy fans and some activity 1
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the lower hold at the stern riding with heavy fans and some activity 2
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the mid hold at midship idling and car boarding up to mic
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the mid hold at midship idling and cars rolling onto ferry
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the mid hold at midship idling with cars loading in the distance and a close truck
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the mid hold at midship idling with a deep grinding drone
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the upper hold at midship idling coarsely with ticks
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the upper hold at the stern idling then starting and churning water as ferry departs
  • 7 ton 12000 hp ferry in the upper hold at the stern riding
  • Diesel double ended ferry boat while riding at bow steadily and calmly 2
  • Diesel double ended ferry boat while riding at bow steadily and calmly 1
  • Diesel double ended ferry boat while riding at bow steadily with a shudder to calm
  • Diesel double ended ferry boat while riding at stern
  • Diesel double ended ferry boat while riding at stern while braking and docking with a shudder
  • Diesel double ended ferry boat while riding at stern decelerating and cutting engine then gliding
  • Diesel double ended ferry boat while riding at stern and gliding
  • Ferry while riding at a constant cruise
  • V Class 9 ton 8500 hp ferry washroom with vent rattle and pipe hiss


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