||As is an 19m 'all weather' capable Patrol / crew transfer - S. A. R. Vessel, able to safely operate in extreme conditions of wind and wave up to Beaufort force 9 and 6m wave height's. The design is for a crew transfer or extended duration patrol / search and rescue vessel, able to undertake both crew transfer or patrol offshore and coastal waters for extended durations, staying at sea for up to 10 days at a time, and as such provides full live aboard facilities for multiple crew. The design has an upper helm and navigation position with total seating for helmsman, navigator & 2 crew. The main cabin provides crew seating and mess facilities as well as combined passenger seating on aircraft style seats in this cabin for 12+ persons. Additional emergency survivor seating (10) can optionally be provided in the port lower cabin which also has its own separate heads compartment. In total, the emergency survivor seating capacity is able to accommodate 35 persons.
Crew sleeping facilities are provided in the st/bd (and optionally port) lower hull which have their own separate heads. A full galley is provided in the port f/wd cabin and a main heads / shower compartment and storage area is provided in the st/bd forward cabin. Large capacity fresh water tanks of 800 litres allow endurance. The main and upper cabin is fully air conditioned and insulated for hot climates.
The vessel is powered by twin Volvo D16 750hp engines which provide a 24.5kts maximum speed and a 21-22kts operational cruise speed. 3,500 litre fuel tanks provide a range in excess of 350nm at higher cruise speeds and over 1,000nm at displacement speeds. A 4m RIB can be stored on the aft deck, deployed and recovered by a hydraulic tilting 'A' frame via the transom gate and integral launching cradle. Twin dive platforms give access to the waterline. The cabin is 'island' in configuration providing sage and easy access all around the cabin. In an emergency situation the vessel can accommodate 100 passengers whilst still complying with international intact stability requirements.
Main technical features
-All weather' capable S. A. R. / Patrol vessel, able to safely operate in extreme conditions of wind and wave up to Beaufort force 9 and 6m wave height's.
-Very high levels of stability and survivability: 8 individual watertight compartments.
-Capable of deploying and recovering a 4m RIB stored on the aft deck
-Large spacious aft cockpit and side decks.
-High speed capabilities up to 24kts with a 300nm+ range
-Extended patrol capabilities with full live aboard facilities for 2-4 crew & 12 passengers
-Total emergency survivor seating during SAR for 35 persons
Principle dimensions / characteristics
Length moulded: 18m
Beam moulded: 6m
Depth (top of deck to keel: 3.9m
Displacement lightship: 31,000kg
Fully loaded: 38,000kg
Propellers: 4 bladed 30" dia
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