SeaArk Marine, Inc. recently delivered Isla Tesoro, a 55-ft Dauntless RAM Pilot boat, to the Armada Nacional De Colombia. The vessel is assigned to DIMAR at the Port of Cartagena.
The vessel is powered by twin MAN diesel engines at 800 hp each coupled to ZF gears and Ultra Dynamics 410 jet pumps with Jet Master joy stick controls. This pilot boat can attain a top speed of 28.6 knots with a comfortable cruise of 23 knots.
All enclosed cabin spaces are fully climate controlled. The pilothouse includes hydraulic/suspension seating for a crew of three and with additional seating for six passengers. The electronic suite includes extensive communications equipment, fully integrated radar with GPS, plotter, AIS and SAT NAV equipment.
Lower cabin accommodations include two berthing areas with zoned climate control, hanging lockers and secure individual lockers. Additional accommodations include marine head/shower, full galley with upper and lower cabinets, storage compartment lockers and a dinette/settee with dry storage.
The weather deck equipment includes a 12 man life raft, a twin tow post with a tow line storage reel, an emergency dive ladder and an emergency dewatering/fire pump.
Wide side decks and generous safety rails provide ease of walk around and pilot deployment/recovery.
For onboard electrical service, ships batteries provide 12V service, a 20.0 kW Northern Lights generator and 100 amp shore power supply 110/220 volt auxiliary power to the boat. All interior lighting is 12V and 110V.
The SeaArk Dauntless Class vessel is based on a proven hull designed by C. Raymond Hunt & Associates, of Boston, MA, and is constructed of all-welded marine grade aluminum. The vessel features a deep-vee variable deadrise hull that produces a smooth, dry and stable ride.