14.8m Patrol and Research Vessel
Dimensions: Length: 13.5 | Beam: 3.7m | Draught: 0.8m | Air Draught:
Description: This boat has had a complete refit in 2016 to bring up to date and become the versatile highly finished multipurpose boat with an exceptionally standard of on board equipment. Currently in code MCA Cat 2 60nm from safe haven and is not exempt form 24hr passages. Powered by a Rolls-Royce marine engine and has a separate 240v Generator. Fitted 2018 new larger Vetus bow thruster and independent battery supply.
On deck there is a boom crane for handling of equipment and tow fish deployment. Tow hook for towing. Bollard pull of 3ton. Fore Deck has a Fire cannon and fire outlets for hoses. The mechanically driven fire pump is located in the engine room. On deck PA and exceptionally high powered search light operated by a remote control. Mast can be lowered for transport and low bridge access. Also a high powered sate of the art surveillance camera day/night vision.
The main accommodation and galley area is well fitted out for four crew and accessed via the bridge. The galley area has cooker, fridge, Microwave, sink/food preparation area. Plenty of storage cupboards and hanging locker. Forward of the accommodation is a heads and sink in its own separate compartment. Both galley and heads have hot and cold running water.
On the bridge no expense was spared and has been totally refitted to an exceptionally high standard. Full size chart table with lots of storage built in underneath. The bridge electronics package was custom designed with the latest generation of navigation equipment. Multiple integrated screens that can be configured for many tasks such as survey/surveillance roles and other tasks. Side scan sonar and may other features found on far larger commercial ships.
Bridge equipment includes:
The engine room is accessed through the bridge. The engine room has easy to access all machinery for maintenance and repair. The main engine is a Rolls Royce SF65C 260hp and a Slack and Par rear box that drive the variable pitch propeller. The 240v Perkins generator set powers all of the on board 240v equipment and a shore power plug is located on deck. Two battery banks provide power for the 24v electrical systems on board. The main fire pump made by Hale is mechanically operated from the main engine. The engine room has cameras fitted that are monitored from the bridge. All electrical main control panels’ 240v/24v and battery charges are located in the engine room. All equipment has been maintained to a high standard.
The Aft locker at the stern is accessed through a deck hatch. This compartment is very large and ideal for storage of ropes/fenders and equipment. Also has a camera that is monitored from the bridge. In this compartment the steering ram is situated.
The boat is being sold with a large amount of engine/machinery spares and has a lot of the original build drawing.
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