Orca III

Orca III is a large and extremely capable catamaran offering the highest comfort available on any day trips to St Kilda. With its twin hull offering increased stability and extra space, passengers are provided the ideal platform on which to experience St Kilda and the Outer Hebridean waters. Passengers can rest assured with the knowledge that Orca III is a category "zero" boat which means that she is fully equipped both from safety and operational perspectives to tackle the oceans toughest conditions. There is spacious and comfortable seating for 12 passengers inside and a table to each pair of seats with a W.C. and tea and coffee making facilities also available. 

Vessel-                             

Builder-                            

Date of launch-                  

L.O.A-                               

L.W.L-                         

Beam-                                 

Displacement-                  

Construction material-     

Draft-                                  

Engines-                          

Gearboxes-                       

Hydraulics-                        

Generator-                       

Shafts-                                

Propellers-                         

Crane-                               

Max deck load-                  

Fuel capacity-                    

Fuel transfer-                     

Max speed-                    

Operational speed-         

Water capacity-               

Calorifier capacity-      

Passenger capacity-         

Seating capacity-        

Aft deck seating-        

Berths-                

Deck area for cargo-        

Freeboard-        

Winches-           

Capstains-          

Moon pool-  

Multi beam sonar-       

Dive platform-            

Dive ladder-            

Certification-            

Liferafts-            

Sounder-                                         Plotter-       

Radar-                                               Transducer-                                     Compass-              

Autopilot-              

VHF-                     

SSB Radio telephone-                     GPS-                     

PC Navigation-         

Navtex-                

AIS-                   

Wildcat 53

Safehaven Marine

April 2012

165m

13.8m

6.1m

26,000kg lightship / 31,000kg loaded

GRP Composite

1.5m

 Scania D16 750hp

Twin Disc MG5135SC Quick Shift

Twin 95kgf bow thrusters, auxiliary supply.

Fisher Panda 12kw

90mm dia

4 blade, 30" dia.

HIAB, Model 026T Max lift @ 1m- 1850kg / 5.5m - 430kg

5,000kg

Main tanks 3,600litres / reserve tanks 2,000litres (5,600litres total cap')

Pumping system fitted

23-24kts

20-21kts

170 litres

55 litres

12 passengers / 3 crew

14 persons in main cabin (inc 1 skipper seat/1 navigator seat)

12 persons in removable seating modules

8 berths in 2 separate cabins

Aft- 28m2, Fwd 8.4m2

1.5m

2 x 2000w  on fore deck

1 x 2000w at transom

700x700mm

Transducer deployment system through moon pool

100mm s/s tube. / 30mm GRP grating, 

100mm s/s tune, 38mm steps, 1.7m length

CAT 0, 14 persons

2 x 16 man Viking on launching cradles

CVS-128                                                                     

Koden GDT-110 

JRC MDC-2040T                                                        

TD-501T-3                                                              

Furuno SC-30 Satellite  

Simrad AP28

Icom IC M603     

Icom IC M801E                                                  

Furuno GP-33 / RD33 Display     

Maxsea plotting system

Nasa Marine

Comar CBS200 Class B

CD / radio      

Providing daily boat trips to St Kilda from the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland since 2005.

 

 

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