Hull: Built by Delta Marine, Seattle WA. It is hand laid and pressed fire retardant fiberglass. Length 43’ (13.2 meters), beam 15' (4.6 meters), draft 3’6” (1.1 meters).
Power:Twin Cummins 5.9 liter engines, 305 hp each. Emission standard: Tier II EPA emissioncompliant. Installed new in 2009. Engines have wet exhaust and engine room insulated for sound. Top speed is 20 kts and cruise speed is 15 kts.
Electrical:12 volt system, dual battery bank system. 4,000 watt (4 Kw) pure sine wave inverter.
Hydraulics:Articulating A-frame off stern, 2,000 lb capacity. Nordic Machine deck winch with 1,500’ (465 meters) of ¼” cable. 8” capstan mounted on deck winch. Hydraulic steering.
Freshwater:300 gallon pressurized system, hot water heater, and shower in head.
Fuel:570 gallons of diesel fuel.
Electronics:Radar- Anritsu/Simrad 36 mile. Garmin 1040XS GPS color plotter system includes fathometer with 200 kHz and 50 kHz transducers. The system can output position, depth and temperature in NEMA 0183 format. ComNav Commander P2 with a Vector Lite MRK II satellite compass. VHF radios- ICOM model IC-M59 withprogrammable scanning function and Cobra MRF 55. Sailor Iridium satellite telephone, Fathometer- Eagle Classic with 200 kHz transducer. Intercom system, with bow and stern speakers. AM-FM CD player.
Safety Equipment:Six US Coast Guard approved immersion suits. An eight man Revere Solas B Ocean Master life raft with cradle is secured on the cabin roof. Satellite 406 EPIRB (Emergency PositionIndicating Radio Beacon). US Coast Guard required flares. Four hand held fire extinguishers and an automatic Halonextinguisher in the engine room. Engine driven 1 ½” Jabsco bilge pump with four separate bilge compartments and battery-driven bilge pump with alarms. Three 12 volt search lights.
Main Cabin:Starboard side has galley with sink, diesel stove and refrigerator. Seven foot workbench with storage cabinets below. Port side has dinette table and seats. Bridge is forward with steering and electronics. Below are four bunks, with one extra bunk in cabin area.
Deck:Stern deck/work area is approximately 12’ (3. 7 meters) X 1 1 ’ (4. 25 meters) (1 32 sqft/15.7 sqmeters). The A-frame is 10’ (3. 1 m) wide and 12’ (3. 7 m) high. The A-frame movesforward to facilitate bringing in gear and nets on board. The transom is removable foroperations over the stern. There is a davit on the starboard side that can be swung into any position required. A wash-down pump on the stern provides seawater for cleaning and washing grab samples. A quartz light mounted on the cabin provides light for working at night. A 4-man Avon inflatable raft with outboard is secured on the cabin roof.