This large volume 36m steel research vessel is in unrestricted NZ Survey for 12 pax + 8 crew. Braveheart has many uses as a work boat, research vessel, long range unassisted explorer, or convert to private yacht.
Braveheart's Main Features:
1982 Launched, Refit 1998.
Steel construction – ice rated.
Nigata 6 cylinder 1200HP – cruise 9 Knots @ 2,500L per day
94,000L Fuel Capacity
6,000 litres fresh water plus watermaker @ 4,500L per day
20 Berth Accomodation
Unlimited Area Operations
New Zealand registered, owned and crewed. She has visited the Kermadecs Islands many times and makes research expeditions to the Antarctic, Pacific, Kergeulen, South America and Pitcairn Island. She has made charter voyages for the U. K. Government, New Zealand Department of Conservation and National Geographic.
Registered at 36 metres long, constructed of steel, Braveheart features a helicopter deck and is capable of steaming for approx. 35 days non-stop, the owners say they have been doing the impossible since 1995. The vessel has visited the Kermadecs many times and has spent time in parts of the Pacific and Southern Oceans, including the remote Pitcairn Islands and Kerguelen Island.
The vessel is well equipped for research expeditions, can handle 16 metre swells and has even carved its way through ice in the Antarctic. International agencies who have used the RV Braveheart include National Geographic, the UK Government and New Zealand Department of Conservation. Accommodation for crew include twin cabins with bunk beds and a mess room. There is a commercial galley and plenty of amentities.
Vessel is surplus to owner's needs and must be sold ASAP! All genuine offers presented.
Oceaneer Marine are Australia's commercial vessel specialists! We are also Maritimo Authorised Consultants and we specialise in the sale of new and pre-owned Motor Yachts & commercial vessels of all kinds. If you are interested in building a new commercial or recreational vessel, we are taking orders now and look forward to launching more new vessels in WA! If you would like more information, please contact Tom Lovelady, Matt Lovelady or Lachlan Boyd at Oceaneer Marine Brokers, Australia's most active marine brokerage!
Interstate and overseas buyers welcome, vessel is able to be delivered globally by skippered delivery at Purchaser's cost or by negotiation. Please enquire for insurance, finance and shipping quotes. If this vessel is of interest, we have many more off-market listings that are available to qualified buyers. Just let us know what you require!
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