SeaArk Delivers 55-ft UltraJet Pilot Boat to Colombia

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Photo courtesy SeaArk
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 R6-800 diesel engines rated at 800 hp (588 kW) @ 2300 rpm each coupled to twin Ultra Dynamics UltraJet 410 waterjets with JetMaster joystick controls, via a ZF360 reduction gearboxes.  During sea trials this pilot boat achieved a top speed of 28.6 knots with a comfortable cruise of 23 knots.
 
The SeaArk Dauntless Class vessel is based on a hull designed by C. Raymond Hunt & Associates, of Boston, MA, and is constructed of all-welded marine grade aluminium.  The vessel features a deep-vee variable deadrise hull that produces a smooth, dry and stable ride.
 
All enclosed cabin spaces are fully climate controlled.  The pilothouse includes hydraulic/suspension seating for a crew of three, with additional seating for six passengers.  The electronic suite includes extensive communications equipment, fully integrated radar with GPS, plotter, AIS and SAT NAV equipment.
 
Wide side decks and generous safety rails provide ease of walk around and pilot deployment/recovery.
  
Specifications:
Construction Aluminium
Length, o.a 56.5 ft
Length deflated 55 ft
Beam, o.a. 18.6 ft
Draft 4.6 ft
Displacement 39,000 lbs
Diesel engine Twin MAN R6-800 ( 800hp/588kW @ 2300 rpm)
Propulsion Twin UltraJet 410 waterjets
Reverse &Steering Controls UltraJet JetMaster Joystick
Speed 28.6 knots
Gearboxes Twin ZF360 1.125:1 reduction ratio
Crew/personnel 9

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