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Posted  14.05.2003  - SOLD

Research Vessel
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LOA    41'
Beam 12'
18 inches with drives up.
1986 by Westbay

research - dive vessel

Main Engines

Twin Volvo Penta KAD42A Diesel Engines with Turbochargers, Blowers and Air Coolers. 3873 total hours. 
Twin Volvo Penta Duoprop outdrives with Stainless Steel Propellers. Bypass oil filter system installed.
Spare propellers included. Bennett Hydraulic Trim Tabs. Easy access Machinery Space. Hydraulic Two Station Steering with Autopilot. MicroCommander Electronic Engine Controls.

Top Speed is 32 knots.
Fuel Consumption   59 liters per hour at 28 knots

Potable Water System

2 Fiberglass tanks of 500 liters each. Total 1000 liters water capacity.
20 gallon hot water tank. 110v powered through inverters or shore power.
Manifold system with individual shutoff valves simplifies maintenance and later additions. Hot / Cold shower and sink in Head. Hot / Cold sink in galley.
Par 12 volt pressure pump rated at 4 GPM, maintains pressure at 40 PSI.
/4 inch piping allows ample water flow + capacity for a proper shower.
5 gallon Pressure Accumulator Tank smoothes out water flow.
Heavy duty industrial grade adjustable pressure switch.

Electrical system

Main Distribution Panel measures 24 inches long x 16 inches high. Overhead Secondary Panel measures 72 inches long x 17 inches high. Panels of modular construction, makes additions / changes later very easy. 32 DC circuit breakers. 20 AC circuit breakers. 7 Panel meters. 4 zone bilge pump controls with panels. 4 zone fire heat sensors with panels. 4 zone high bilge sensors with panels. 7 individual navigation light modules with individual failure alarms. 1500 watt power inverter. 3000 watt power inverter. 6 pieces 220 AH traction battery bank for house power. 2 pieces 4D starting batteries. 2 pieces 60AH batteries for sensitive Search Electronics. Battery back up computer UPS system. 15 AC outlets throughout the vessel. Newmar battery charger. 10 gang high amperage fuses for main loads. All wiring run through conduits, with all wiring accessible for later additions / changes.


Furuno Radar 72 mile range with 6 foot open array antenna and 10KW transmitter. Raytheon Radar 24 mile range. 2 pieces Motorola VHFs. Depth sounder. Autonav Autopilot with hydraulic pumpset. Rudder angle indicator for upper and lower helm station. Two station MicroCommander electronic engine controls. Built in 700 MHz Pentium 3 computer with 17 inch monitor, wireless keyboard and optical mouse, printer.
Nobeltec program with all Electronic Charts for West Coast Canada. Icom ML250 GPS with differential receiver and differential antenna. Magnetic compasses. 
Full Email and WWW access via wireless (cellular) modem.


Cabin heating via Espar Diesel Furnace. Hot / Cold water system. Carpeting throughout. Large 52 inch wide double berth forward with fitted 5 in thick mattress. Head with hot / cold shower and Par electric Toilet. 90 liter Black Water holding tank with dedicated Macerator Pump and shore pump out fitting.
Ample storage built in everywhere.
Twin helm and passenger seats, upholstered, very wide very deep and very comfortable. U shaped work station for computer or office. Refrigerator fitted in galley, 5.6 Cubic Feet capacity.
Top quality lighting installed making the interior very bright and sophisticated. Oak trim on birch paneling throughout to Yacht finish standard.

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Extras Include

3 pieces fenders. 6 pieces nylon spliced mooring lines. 4 lifejackets. Flares.
 Firebuckets. Electric Anchor Windlass. Danforth Anchor with Chain / Nylon Rode.

Versatile hull. Put the Vessel to work in the Underwater Search and Recovery business, or would be ideal for Dive or Eco-Charters, Yacht, Crewboat, etc.

Search Electronics

Wesmar Side Scan Sonar Model SHD700SS with 2 pieces towfish. 
AquaScan AX2000 Magnetometer with towfish and software. 
Planet Electronics MX500 Magnetometer with towfish and software. 
Dive compressor. 7.5 CFM. With spare cartridges.
Hand held Metal Detector with attachments. 
Color sounder with large on screen menu and NMEA 0183 interface, 50 kHz Transducer. 

The asking price is US$250,000


Delivery the Vessel Worldwide, by separate agreement.

To enquire further about this vessel for sale please contact us here

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