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Dolphin Explorer
DWT / PAX:12
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Name : Dolphin Explorer
Price : 200.000

Vessel main details - given in good faith, but without guaranty.
Built : 1956, Norway
Classification : No class, private yacht. Tonga flag
Dimensions : Loa : 27,4m beam 6,15m draft aft 3,25m
Tonnage : GT 133 NT 39

Cargo room can be rebuilt about 53m3.
Hatch is 2,40m x 1,60m with a coaming of 0,9m
Derrick is present. Hydraulic. No class.
Anchors 2, about 200kg with 3 shots of chain.

Main engine: Caterpilar D353, 1974, 425 hp
Speed 9 knots/950 rpm, 40 litres/hour.
Eco speed : 800 - 900 RPM. 30 - 32 ltr./hr. = speed abt 8,5 knots
Variable pitch, 4 bladed prop.
Bunker tanks 10.750 liters Range abt 2600 nm.
FW tank 5.000 liters.
2x ballast tanks each 5.000 liters.

1x Lombardini 20 kVA in silence cover
1x Perkins 20kVA and a petrol emergency gen set 3 kVA
Pumps: 1x mono pump and 1x spare impeller pump.

Central Heating. Electric galley stove
Crew cabins : 1 single main deck, 1 single below deck. Each cabin with waterbasin.
Main deck a WC and shower. Washing machine and tumble dryer.

Pax cabins: 1 double and 1x single main deck
below deck: 3 x double, 1x trippel, in fore ship saloon or use as double cabin
In old cargo room 5x showers/WC and a laundry room.
Stores: Dry store room, room with 2x deep freezers, one big fridge. In galley another fridge.

Navtronics :
Furuno 48 nm, Sperry Gyro compas SR-120, Autopilot Robertson AP-7, 2x GPS, Telchart electronic maps.
2 VHFs ( Sailor RT143 & RT146)

Safety equipment : 4,2m rubber dingy, 1x2000 W search light, 1 raft 12 persons,
1x life boat in fibreglass 5m x 1,9m, 4 survival suits.

Other information / history.
Originally built as passenger vessel with home port Hammerfest.
This ship has been working until year 2000 for the fishing directory in the North of Norway for 25 years. Home port was Myre.
2002 sold to the Canary Islands. Since then work as private expedition vessel between the islands with marine biology students.

At the last dry-dock the hull was sandblasted and repainted with 2 component paint.