Research Vessel

Research Vessel

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In order to charter the Xunguila for your research or teaching projects, please visit our forms collection for the required paperwork. For rates, please call Captain Ricardo Barradas at (+351) 912263263 or by email geral.aeco@gmail.com

The Xunguila is the aECO marine research vessel. It is available for charter  who have ocean projects that require a vessel with Xunguila capabilities.

The Xunguila was built in Finland in 1974. Recently, the crew of the Xunguila refit the old engine with new exaustor and new fresh water cooler. The passenger capacity of the Xunguila is 4 scientists and 1 or 2 crew. The vessel has 2 cabins, kitchen, and 2 rooms.

The decks space is open, and provides an excellent space for working with box cores, nets and other médium size oceanographic equipment.

Operation área:

Portuguese coastal waters

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Specifications:

Dimensions

LOA: 10.60 m

Beam: 3.30 m

Maximum Draft: 1.25 m

Engines

Engine Brand: PERKINS (refitted 2012)

Engine(s) Total Power: 72 HP

Engine Model: 4.236M

Engine Type: Inboard

Drive Type: Direct Drive

Propeller: 3 blade propeller

Engine Hours: 2500

Tanks

1 Fresh Water Tank Vetus (rugged flexible container):  80L

1 Holding Tank Vetus (rugged flexible container) 80L

2 Fuel Tanks Stainless steel  300L – Range 700NM / Cruising 6KT

Accommodation

Number of double berths: 3

Number of cabins: 2

Number of heads: 1

Number of bathrooms: 1

Electronics

Depthsounder

Log-speedometer*

Plotter*

Autopilot

Compass

GPS*

VHF

Raymarine

Sails (Fofo sails) 2008

Furling mainsail

Genoa

Furling genoa

Rigging

Steering wheel

Inside Equipment

Electric bilge pump

2 Marine head Jabsco

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