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Vergoyer 45 specifications

Hull type : single chine, V bottom, full displacement.

LOA: 45ft 3 inches

L/DWL: 44ft

Beam: 16ft

Draught: 4ft 8inches

Displacement: Light  17.25 long tons

  • To DWL 20.17 long tons
  • Loaded 23.2 long tons (to load waterline)

Ballast: none

Power: 100-200H.P. heavy or medium  duty diesel engine

Stern gear: Max propellor diameter: 28 inches

  • Gearbox reduction:  3:1
  • Shaft: Stainless steel,  2-21/2 inches diameter (50-65mm)

Speed: 8 knots

Fuel capacity: 307 Imperial gallons (1396 litres)

Water capacity: 29 imperial gallons (132 litres)

Range (approx) : 546 nautical miles at 8 knots, 1000 nautical miles at 6.5 knots

Hull material: mild steel. Bottom 6 mm, sides 5 mm, deck and bulwark 4 mm

Wheelhouse:  20 mm marine plywood (fibre glassed) on 50 x 75 mm wood frame

  • Windows: 12 mm toughened glass

SCV Code information

CAT 2: 60 miles from a safe haven

PARA 11.1.1.3 less than 15 persons less than 1000 kg  cargo = simplified stability test (stiffness test) (described in para 11.4.1 )

Freeing ports, freeboard, construction etc. comply.

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