Construction:   Steel hull. Aluminium topsides. Stabilising flume tank. 10 watertight compartments (tankage and void spaces). 8 water tight compartments (cabins and engineering spaces) with water tight doors. Built in NZ by WECO in Whangarei for the NZ Navy in 1980.

Certification:    Current Maritime New Zealand MOSS certification. MNZ number 130088.

Registration:    New Zealand

Cabins:            3 x double all with island berths and ensuites. 1 x twin.  1 x crew.  1 x single bunk on bridge.

Length overall:28.6m/94 ft

Beam:              6.2m/20.5 ft

Draft:               2.4m/7.8 ft

Displacement: 100 tons

Builder:            Whangarei Engineering and Construction Company. WECO

Year:                1980

Engines:          2 × Cummins KT 1150 derated to 330hp each

Cruising speed:           9.5 knots (12.5 knots max.)

Generators:     1 × Cummins 50kw, 1 × Northern Lights generator 10kw/Victron inverter 9kw/200amp charger combo  giving 19kw total. Both 400V 3 phase with 240V single phase transformers.  Generators, inverters and transformers wired for 100% redundancy in case either system fails. 1040 amp hour 24v house batteries.

Charger:          400V 3 phase giving 50amp 24V backup.

Steering:          Wagner with 2 x 3phase steering pumps and Comnav Auto Pilot.

Fuel capacity:  13,000 litres tankage plus 3000 litres in bow void space (3,500 imp gallons; 4,200 US gallons)

Fuel pump:      3 phase Mono pump with hand pump backup from holding tanks to 1800 litre day tank giving gravity feed to engines.

Range:             3,500 nautical miles at cruising speed of 9.5 knots

Fresh water:    7,000 litres (1,500 imp gallons; 1,850 US gallons)

                        2 x single phase pressure pumps

                        2 x 180litre hot water cylinders 1 is 240Volt and 1 heated from waste genny heat.

                        Water maker 220L per hour.


Holding tanks: Grey water 2,000 litres (440 imp gallons; 520 US gallons)

                        Black water 3000 Litres(650 imp gallons , 800US gallons)

                        Both with dock and stern discharge outlets.

Toilets:            4 x Raritan delux electric

GPS:               2 Furuno fixed. 1 handheld. Lowrance plotter and PC plotter.

Plotter/Sounder/Radar: Lowrance HDS 12 with 4g radar.

Communications:        VHF and Icon SSB radios, sailmail e-mail.

Stability:                       Stabilising flume tank

Laundry:                      LG 6KG front loader washing machine. F & P dryer             

Air conditioning and heating:

3.5KW domestic split system

Galley:                         Fully equipped home style galley with LG French door fridge freezer, dishwashers, twin sinks, electric kettle, Delongi coffee machine, bread maker, microwave, Bakbar commercial oven, 4 hotplate cooktop, large chest freezer, large walk in pantry, deep fryer etc.

Workshop:                   Dedicated workshop with Lathe, drill press, mig/tig steel and aluminium welder, large work bench and Vice plus tools required for most maintenance jobs including 5 yearly survey work.

Tender:                        4.5M alloy pontoon boat with 50hp outboard.

Charter equipment:      All items required for charter work. Glasses, cutlery and plates. Large twin door commercial beer/wine fridge. Holds about 500 bottles of beer.

                                    Large 600Watt powered auditorium speakers and mixer.

Spare parts:                 Huge range of spares too numerous to list.