Searcher
    Ocean Research and Education
Searcher Specifications
copyright ⓒ, MFSE 2009

    Specifications:

    Length: 96 ft.
    Width:   26 ft.
    Draft:      9 ft.
    Gross Tonnage   230
    Fuel Capacity:   9600 gal.
    Water Capacity: 3200 gal.
    Range: 3500 nm.@ 9 knots

    Equipment:

  •  20 ft Zodiac with 90 hp outboard,
  •  20 ft Zodian with 60 hp outboard
  •  Hydraulic Alaska 3500 lb. Extension crane
  •  Bow cargo loading hoist
  •  50 hp hydraulic winch in cockpit
  •  Ports for attaching up to 3 additional hydraulic devices
  •  100 gal. Livewell in cockpit
  •  2 dedicated ice-makers
  •  2 chest freezers and 1 upright
  •  Automatic Information System
  • . HD 800 Wesmar searchlight sonar w/ f1atscreen display
  •   Furuno FCV292 video depthsounder Maptech chartplotting
  •   Navionic chartplotting
  •   2 Underwater cameras, one with color monitor
  •   2 Bauer Dive Compressor
  •   Outriggers/Downriggers
  •   Penn Rod & Reels
  •   2 SeaRecovery 1200 gpd watermakers
  •   Large swimstep with easy on-off access to cockpit
  •   Camera security system

    Safety Equipment:

  •  Iridium Phone Service
  •   Vessel Monitoring Equipment
  •   5 watertight compartments
  •   Active Wesmar stabilization, passive bilge-keel stabilization
  •   2 SOLAS 12 man self deploying liferafts, 1 with internal epirb
  •   Automatic Epirb on flybridge
  •   2 independent VHF's, 4 handheld VHF for tenders type
  •   Parachute Type Sea Anchor
  •   Single Sideband radio
  •   NERA Satphone with internet access
  •   KVH Satellite telephone, with compressed internet
  •   Furuno weather fax
  •   Furuno 72 mile  & Furuno 48 mile with ARPA


    For more information about The Medical Foundation for
    the Study of the Environment, or Searcher, please contact:

                                        Jonathan Littenberg, Captain
                                        POBox 1133
                                        Kailua, Hawaii 96734
                                        1 808 225-8982 or
                                         searcher@hawaii.r.com