OWNER WANTS THIS BOAT SOLD NOW!
OFFERS ENTERTAINED FOR A QUICK SALE!
With over One Million US Dollars invested in her to date, this has to be the bargain of the century for anyone looking for a work platform to sail the Seven Seas.
Most of the heavy Lifting has been done... she now just needs fitting out and completion.
Cargo – Salvage – Towing – Diving – Exploration
Oceanographic Research – Underwater Archaeology – Media Platform
A unique, go anywhere sailing vessel with minimal carbon footprint. Multi-function steel ketch with two large cargo holds, long range tankage, low fuel consumption, twin screws and rigged to sail well with 3 crew. Limitless possibilities: cargo carrier, salvage, towing, dive operations, filming, underwater archaeology, oceanographic exploration and research vessel with low operating costs.
Vessel is a project that would need to be finished to the new owners specifications.
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367 sq m (3,950 sq ft)
Light: 120 tonnes, loaded: max. 210 tonnes
Mild steel construction, all welding and plate sizes and increments to A.B.S. or equivalent specifications. Fair round bilge hull above waterline with multi-chine below and ballasted keel. Plate thickness all to A.B.S. specifications varying from 6mm to 15mm.
All winch bases, bollards, piping, flanges, chainplates, rubrails etc. have been hot dip galvanized and epoxy coated.
For additional lateral resistance there is a forward daggerboard with trunking to deck, supported by collision bulkhead - daggerboard to be of timber with lift arranged to anchor winch.
Forepeak to contain chain locker, standby generator, deck hatch access and ladder, twin cowl ventilators and general bosun’s storage. Deck reinforcements to: Forward anchor windlass and bollards, side-mounted Hiab (part bulkhead), chainplates, main mast surround, winch platforms and bases, after mast step, towing winch base (deep fore and aft longitudinals), after bollards, aft chainplates for mizzen and main backstays, centerline heavy lift tube.
Hull reinforcements to: forefoot for groundings, main mast centerline support web, centerline heavy lift through tube, after topsides (reduced longitudinal spacing plus longs 75 x 8), transom corners in 50 R.B., transom stiffeners vertical and horizontal bracketed to hull longitudinals, skeg to take groundings, heavy rubbing strake.
Plan as drawn includes:
Masters cabin with shower/head/washbasin facility 1 double cabin 2 twin cabins Shower, head, washbasin compartment Galley and dinette area Store room beneath master’s cabin.
Deckhouse to include:
Inside steering position and instrument console
Chart table with associated instruments, radio and stowage space
Day berth/settee with table
Side doors to bridge wings, port and starboard
Stairways to lower deck and master’s cabin.
Fly bridge steering station:
Mounted on extension to deckhouse top with rail surround incorporating boom crutch.
Steps and rail to deckhouse steering, port and starboard.
Designed to include:
2 x 600 hp main engines – fresh water keel coolers (engine capacity designed with a view to towing and salvage but could be reduced to yield better fuel consumption)
2 x 30 KW generators
(generators could be installed to suit specific power needs)
Fuel transfer pump
Fresh water ballast transfer pump
Air/Dive compressor and accumulator bank
Water maker (desalinator)
Watertight door to main accommodation
Watertight door to lazarette
Escape hatches to deck x 4
110V (3 ph)
12 and 24 Volt DC
Diesel header tanks x 2
Hydraulic oil tank
Lube oil tank
Battery boxes and vents
Work bench, tool racks and stowage
DETROIT 892TI's 2 engines
one transmission Twin disc 514 3 TO 1
shafts props bearings and couplings
Two cargo holds, divided up into freezer and general cargo areas, totaling approximately 6000 cu. ft. excluding blown foam and boarding insulation for refrigerated cargo, associated compressors and evaporators for both hold spaces. Fresh water ballast is used to give some control over fore and aft trim under different loading conditions, and longitudinal fuel transfers are also incorporated which will help maintain optimum balance. Side-mounted Hiab 110 sea crane or equivalent. Main boom is capable of operating as single heavy lift swinging derrick. Hydraulic winches serve above requirements and for general sheet and halyard handling. Securing points fitted through both hold spaces. Insulated hatch covers/plugs to both hatchways. Deck hatch access to both holds.
A fold-down, tube and timber grating together with ladder fits into the stern recess to act as a diving support platform, which has access through watertight door in transom. Vessel has capacity to carry ROV and portable decompression chamber, plus adequate space for all other diving equipment or seismic survey arrays. Spacious aft work deck has a heavy duty A-frame for lifting ROVs, small subs and oceanographic vessels.
A modular laboratory to support a scientific research project could be lifted into the cargo hold and transported to site of interest. Vessel has low operating costs compared to motorized research vessels and lower environmental impact.
This vessel has range to go anywhere in the world, comfortable accommodation for a filming crew, ample power provided by 2 or more generators, spacious decks for a filming platform and two large cargo holds for topic-related equipment.