Wylfa Head

Key Details

Built 2009 – South Boats, UK
Classification UK MCA Workboat Code of Practice Category 2, up to 60 miles from safe haven with up to 12 passengers
Dimensions Length overall 15.43m   Beam 6.3m   Draft 0.9m
Forward Deck Space 12 sq m   Aft deck space 18 sq m
Total Cargo Capacity (t) 5
Main Engines 2 x Scania D16 42M engines, each 750bhp at 2100rpm, driving through twin disc MGX quick shift transmissions to oversized Ultra Dynamics UJ451 jets for maximum Low down thrust when holding station at wind farm turbines
Speed Maximum 24 knots   Cruising 20 knots
Tank Capacities Fuel 3,640 litres
Fresh Water 200 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 passenger seating for up to 12 with sprung safety seats, footrests, storage areas, WC, shower, galley, one bunk below and Eberspacher heating
Equipment MKIV rubber bow fendering and boarding platform with safety rails. A strong box section bow platform with sprung fastening for ‘give’ when landing and built out nib that fits between the boat landing piles. Onan silenced keel cooled 7kva generator set. Palfinger hydraulic crane with capacity 1130kg @ 3.6m to 200kg @ 12.5m, Spencer Carter hydraulic capstan forward, side bulwark doors, CCTV system monitoring engine rooms, forward and aft deck, night vision camera, flat screen TV’s with Freeview where available, optional crane