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The Big O

Vessel Name: The Big O
Year Built: 2005
Category: Cat 3R
Base Port: Liverpool
Vessel Type: Semple Cochrane
Length: 10.25m
Beam: 3.0m
Draft: 0.62m
Working Area: 20 miles Offshore
Fuel: Diesel (640lt)
Displacement: 6310Kg
Max No Persons: 10

The ‘Big O’ Dive support rescue craft has been designed so it is intrinsically stable. In calm sea states the craft can be safely turned under full wheel and power. The Fast rescue craft is capable of achieving 30 Knots fully crewed and fully loaded. The craft is large enough to fi t a full dive
team along with a SRU (Scuba Replacement Unit).

The craft is fi tted with the latest technology including: Chart Plotters, AIS, GPS, VHF Radio and comes complete with all the relevant safety equipment such as life raft, flares and fire extinguishers.

The Big O has been fitted with twin Volvo Penta engines that power the Kamewa Jets.