The LEGACY CAT 1450 hull design initially came into service as an inboard powered inland-waters Survey vessel.
The design allows for the vessel to be transported by road and more importantly accepted as trailorable cargo for standard RORO ships.
The elevated and spacious command station located on the upper deck, gives excellent all round vision for manoeuvring in confined spaces or holding positioning during surveys.
It provides a large, sheltered and versatile aft deck area which can be utilized for a multitude of functions ranging from towed sampling nets to hydrographical and diving operations.
The main saloon is air-conditioned and the crew quarters includes a galley, shower and toilet facilities as well as a fully functional Galley, bunks to serve 8 crew and expedition staff with Seating for 16 persons.
Dissection and examination facilities are located on the 18 square meter aft working deck.
Depending on client’s specifications, a combination of LARS systems can be fitted with either electronic or hydraulic lifting capabilities.
Twin Mercury Verado 250 Hp outboard motors and a 3000 litre fuel capacity provides a cruising speed of 18 knots at an economical range of 250 nautical miles at her delivered fit-out weight and dependant on sea conditions.
What is noteworthy is that the vessel with outboard trim provides a shallow water draft of 600 mm and can easily beach and moor in shallow lake, dam or river areas.