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Red Bay Boats delivers Light Ship Support Vessel

30th September 2009
Red Bay Boats delivers Light Ship Support Vessel
Antrim firm Red Bay Boats have delivered a new light ship support vessel to the Commissioners of Irish Lights. The boat will be used on board the ILV Granuaile. The boat is unique in that it had to have a dual license. It is built to comply with both the MCA MGN280 commercial craft code for craft operating in UK waters and the Department of Marine P3 passenger boat license for craft operating in Irish waters. The RIBs principal duties will include crew transfer activities and daughter craft service duties. It will be crane lifted on and off the deck and can be stowed on either the after deck or in front of the main wheelhouse. The boat has been rigged with a lifting eyes to facilitate the craning on and off. More details over the fold

The on-board specification was extensive, some of which is listed below:

Ullman Dynamic Biscaya seating

240V shore power

110V shore poiwer

24V shore power

On-board battery charging

Raymaraine E120 GPS chartplotter with Radar

ICOM M-603 DSC VHF

AIS 250

Engine Bay and console heating

Seating for 10 persons

Blue Sea Distibution for all electrical systems

Henshaw Self-righting system

Capsize systems

Lifting system

Emergency Outboard stern mounted

Photos of the boat are here 

 

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