SeaArk Marine, Inc. delivered a 35-ft. Dauntless Class patrol/rescue boat to the New York Police Department (NYPD) Harbor Unit. The boat, identified as Launch 35, is responsible for patrol, search and rescue, port security, diving and anti-terrorism activities in New York Harbor and the waters surrounding New York City.
The SeaArk 35-ft. Dauntless is constructed of all-welded marine grade aluminum
and features a deep vee variable deadrise hull that produces a smooth, dry and stable ride.
Launch 35 is powered by twin Caterpillar 3126 inboard diesel engines, each rated @ 420 hp. Additional outfitting includes a Kohler generator, an ICOM VHF/FM radio
, a Northstar chart plotter
and a Furuno radar. For all-season crew comfort and operation, the boat includes heating and air conditioning.
Malcolm Wisch, SeaArk's Northeast Regional Sales Manager
, said "Working in cooperation with the marine professionals at the NYPD Harbor Unit greatly contributed to the success of this project and resulted in a boat that meets and exceed its mission objectives. Our Dauntless fleet in the Northeast has been growing steadily. We have just commenced construction of a 57-foot Dauntless for the Boston Police Department for command/control and search and rescue activities".
Currently, SeaArk is producing a large quantity of Dauntless Class boats for the U.S. Navy for port security at naval installations worldwide. All SeaArk products are available on GSA Contract.