Abersoch Bay

Key Details

Built 2012 – South Boats, UK
Classification DNV Classification 1A1.HSLC.R2 Wind Farm Service 1. UK MCA Workboat Code of Practice Category 2, up to 60 miles from safe haven with up to 12 passengers
Dimensions Length overall 19.10m   Beam 7.4m   Draft 1.2m
Forward Deck Space 33 sq m   Aft deck space 8 sq m
Total Cargo Capacity (t) 10
Main Engines 2 x MTU 8V2000 M72, each providing 965 bhp at 2100 rpm, driving through ZF 2050 series gearboxes to oversized Ultra Dynamics UJ575 jets for maximum low down thrust when holding station at wind farm turbines
Speed Maximum 23 knots   Cruising 20 knots
Tank Capacities Fuel 6,000 litres
Fresh Water 215 litres
Navigation Aids 2 x Radars, Electronic Chart Systems, GPS, NAVTEX, Echo Sounder, AIS Class A, 2 x VHF DSC, MF HF on larger vessels, Magnetic Compass, Satellite Compass, Anemometer, MOB Locator, Auto Pilot, 2 x SART, EPIRB, Thermal Imaging Camera, CCTV, Talkback System, WiFi
Seating &
Individual crew and passenger seating for up to 12 passengers with shock rated suspension seating, footrests, storage areas, ‘wet’ lobby area, WC, shower, galley, Eberspacher heating, double glazing and a resiliently mounted wheelhouse for increased comfort and reduced noise levels, composite noise deadening floors and coated with anti-vibration and anti-noise paint coatings
Equipment Ocean 3 bow fendering and boarding platform with lower, safer access and safety rails. A strong box section bow platform with nib that fits between the boat landing piles. Onan silenced keel cooled 13.5 kw generator set. Spencer Carter hydraulic 1T capstan forward, side bulwark doors, CCTV system to monitor all areas and engines, night vision camera, 3 x flatscreen TV’s with DVD player in passenger area, fuel transfer pumps, power and battery management system, optional crane