SOLD 01 17
Mersey Class Prototype
OPEN TO SENSIBLE OFFERS NOV 2015
Prototype of the mersey class lifeboat
This Mersey class prototype constructed with ALLOY HULL AND SUPERSTRUCTURE was never actually in service as a lifeboat , used to test equipment and machinery.
Vessel now in private hands as a commercial trip boat.
Vesssel re-engined for current owner by Pembroke dock boatyard.
TWIN Nanni 6.420TDI and PRM gearboxes, 2007,
List of some of the current equipment.
Wheelhouse; Navman Tracker 550 Plotter, Furuno Radar, Furuno GPS Navigator, Sailor Compact VHF RT 2048, Silva Type 100 compass,Vetus Pilot, Garmin 160C Fishfinder, Plastimo Barometer, 2.25l Water boiler.
Exterior; ICOM IC-M421 VHF, Garmin combined plotter/fishfinder, Repeater Rev,temp, oil pressure, search/spot light, plow fisherman and danfort anchors, Deck lights, 2x liferings, manual fire pump, fenders, warps etc.
4x automatic bilge pumps.
A superb vessel with a number of applications, private cruiser, dive boat, harbour launch, pilots.
ALL WITH LIFEBOAT seakeeping quality.
Although this vessel was never an actual lifeboat the colours in which it is now painted may have to be varied by new owners.