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FOR SALE - 32 Metre Offshore Vessel
SHADOW BOAT CONVERSION OPPORTUNITY
The 32 metre multi-role catamaran, has a tough workmanlike appearance typifying the work coming out of the specialist yard in southern Australia where she was built. This ocean-going vessel has been used in the pearling industry where she served as a seeding vessel. Consequently, she features a large covered, open ‘workshop’ type area and large salt water storage tanks.
Built of Marine Grade aluminium, this vessel has been built with heavy scantlings, designed for open ocean use. With a beam of 10.85 metres she is voluminous on deck and has significant working covered working areas.
With two 360HP Iveco marine diesels she has a top speed of 12 knots and cruises very economically at 9. Power is transferred by two Twin Disc MG5114 gear boxes, through conventional shafts driving 5 bladed propellers. There is also a Perkins 75hp and a Iveco 120hp to operate the generators and hydraulics.
She carries 48,000 litres of ships fuel, 20,000 litres of fresh water and has a 2000 Litres per day desalination plant. The vessel impresses with its commercial bulk and multipurpose ability, thus enabling it to efficiently complete a job well. The 2.1 metre draft allows it to work in relatively shallow water, and yet the sturdy construction and stability make it equally at home on the high seas. This vessel is a seamanlike vessel, with traditional craftsmanship on a catamaran form.
Catamaran twin hull - one deck -bulbous bows - transom stern - carvel built welded aluminium alloy - transverse and longitudinal framing
upper deck equipment
Double crucifix aluminium alloy mooring bollard (bit) on the longitudinal centreline with port and starboard drum rollers to lead anchor cables.
Hydraulic anchor winch mounted at the forward end of the upper deck on the longitudinal centreline and is fitted with twin cable lifters and twin warping drums. Windlass model Series 3000.
Chain and anchors to survey specifications.
Tender launching derrick at the aft port corner of the deckhouse with manual operated rope topping lift and hydraulic powered cargo runner drum winch. Boom of 100mm diameter aluminium alloy tubing. Cargo derrick at the aft starboard corner of the deckhouse with manual operated rope topping lift and hydraulics powered cargo runner drum winch. Boom of 100mm diameter aluminium alloy tubing.
Helm forward starboard side - lounge aft starboard side - lounge port side forward - skippers cabin with ensuite port side - owners cabin with ensuite port side - office port rear
accommodation – main deck level
Galley athwartships at rear - medic room forward port - dining/lounge tables port - accommodation for 16 crew in 2 and 4 berth cabins - walk-in cool room - walk-in freezer
Toilets aft port side - showers aft port side - galley includes Falcon commercial stove with 6 hotplates, griller and two ovens - Pantry, double sink, twin fridges, microwave.
Two cabins, one each hull with 3 bunks in each cabin - all accommodation is air-conditioned.
sheltered work deck area
Approximately 110m2 sheltered work area.
Double opening doors to each side of the vessel.
Four (4) x 16.5 tonne pearl shell tanks below the deck in the hulls with raised hatches above into the sheltered deck area. Laundry built in forward port side.
Storage area and tool room forward of laundry/merging into the bow.
superyacht support vessel conversion possibilities
The dimensions and enclosed workshop bias of this vessel makes it an ideal candidate for conversion to a shadow boat role. The extensive crew accommodation and expansive covered area forward combine to create, with minimal modification, a vessel that can effectively handle tenders, helicopters, submarines in any number of combinations.
The extended foredeck of the vessel and her inherent stability, make this an ideal platform for helicopter support. There is enough room for full size helicopter landing pad, onboard fuel storage and extensive maintenance areas. All with adequate room for a 110m2 fully enclosed garage for tender storage.
The existing accommodation for 25 can be upgraded to accommodate a smaller number of crew at a higher standard. The bridge deck has a captain and mate’s cabin already and the bridge area could be upgraded to a full state of the art digital helm area as needed. The four existing salt water tanks are perfect for conversion into 4 x 16.5m3 bunker fuel tanks with minimal work and no impact on the interior arrangement.
Currently the vessel is in commercial survey to domestic Australian standards. A gap analysis is required to identify any issues with compliance with large yacht code (LY3) or ship classification society requirements.
Concept drawings/sketch renders are attached of these various layout options. Obviously, these are customisable for any specific requirement a client may have. The owner of the vessel, also being the builder, can make any refit modifications required in Australia. Alternatively, if the client prefers to use a yard elsewhere, the vessel is presently fully sea-ready and capable of transiting to anywhere in the world.