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Hull type: planing catamaran Hull material: Aluminum
Built: 2019 Speed, cruising: 25 knots
Length: 42 feet Speed, maximum: 36 knots
Beam: 16 feet Speed, minimum: Variable from 0 knots, omnidirectional
Draft (maximum): 4.2 feet Endurance: 12 hours (intended as a day boat)
Displacement: 33,000 pounds Range: 500 nm @ 25 knots
Crew: 1 person (boat operator) Fuel capacity: 300 gallons
Scientific complement: 6 persons (heavy operations)
11 persons (light operations)
Dynamic positioning: Volvo DPS
Motors: Two Volvo Penta D11 510 hp engines Laboratory area: 98 square feet
Bow thruster: None Main work deck area: 192 square feet
Propulsion: Volvo IPS 650 (IPS2 pods) Freeboard: 3 feet
Water capacity: 61 gallons Sewage system: Holding tank
Fuel consumption: 11 gallons / hour (25 knots) Sewage tank: 35 gallons
Document/State ID: CF License Pending Head: Toilet and shower
Flybridge helm: Main and DPS controls Deck washdown: Fresh and salt water hoses


Global positioning system Garmin 7612xsv (primary vessel navigation)
  Trimble SPS 461 (input to hydrographic survey system)
Chart plotter Garmin 12" Multi-Touch display
Compass Ritchie Explorer B51 magnetic compass
Navigation radar Garmin GMR 18HD+ (3 cm)
Dynamic positioning Volvo DPS
Autopilot Volvo DPS
VHF radio Garmin VHF 210
Fathometer Minn Kota 50/200kHz (used for vessel navigation)
Automatic vessel identification Garmin VHS 210 automatic identification system (AIS)


Owner University of California