South Stack

15m fast wind farm support and crew transport vessel.

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Built
2008 - South Boats, Cowes UK. Re-engined March 2011.
Classification
UK MCA Workboat Code of Practice Category 2, up to 60 miles from safe haven with up to 12 passengers.
Dimensions
Length 15.43m
Beam 6.3m
Depth 1.7m
Draft 0.92m
Main Engines
2 x Scania D12 60M, each 600 BHP at 2100 rpm, driving through ZF 360 gearboxes to oversized Ultra Dynamics UJ 451 jets for maximum low down thrust when holding station at wind farm turbines.
Speed
25 knots maximum to provide 20 knot cruising.
Fuel Capacity
2550 litres.
Fresh Water Capacity
200 litres.
Navigation Aids
Magnetic and GPS Compasses, GPS, GMDSS A1, 2 x VHF (1 x DSC), 2 x Radars, Electronic chart display, Echosounder, NAVTEX, Telephone, AIS, email and internet access, windspeed indicator, MOB Location system.
Seating & Accommodation
Individual crew and passenger seating for up to 15 in total with sprung safety seats, footrests, storage areas, WC, shower, galley, one bunk below, Eberspacher heating.
Included Equipment
Specially developed MK IV bow fendering and boarding platform with rubber fendering. A strong box section bow platform with sprung fastening for 'give' when landing, and built out 'nib' that fits between the boat landing piles locating the boat and providing a shorter step off distance to the ladder, from a bow platform with safety rails.  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 to monitor engine rooms, forward and aft deck.
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