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Explorer
STATUS
Operational
Ships
The SkIO Explorer comes with a licensed captain and accommodates up to 10 scientific or educational passengers depending on scientific mission and equipment used. The boat uses state-of-the-art instruments to acquire water-column and bottom data. The main cabin is air-conditioned with seating for four (three with the science station in place). The explorer was purchased and equipped through funds from the National Science Foundation.
CONTACT
Jay Fripp
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography
info@skio.usg.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
Ship TypeResearch Vessel
Operating Area
Endurance8 hours
Crusing Speed35 knots (45 knots Maximum)
Lab Space
Power Availability250 hp
Berthing Space10
Deck SpaceAfter Deck working space- 10 ft. x 8 ft.
Telemetry Available
UPDATED ON
29 Mar 2010 14:39