Powered by twin 420HP Caterpillars and with a large, clear, aft deck, the Island Flyer is a powerful, versatile vessel which has been configured for hydrographic and environmental survey, light sampling and commercial diving. She can also operate as a safety or crew transfer vessel. The Flyer is a reliable and fuel efficient high speed vessel licensed for 12 passengers and 2 crew.

Vessel Specification

  • Vessel Type: Lochin 40
  • Classification: IRL P5 Passenger Boat License
  • Flag: Ireland
  • Plying Limit: 30 miles offshore
  • Built: 1999
  • Builder: Ryan & Roberts, Limerick.
  • Dimensions: L 12.2 x B 3.35 x 1.3 (Draft) metres
  • Complement: 12 passengers and 2 crew
  • Range: 350 nm @ 18 knots
  • Displacement: 12.5 tonnes
  • Gearboxes: 2 x Twin Disc 5061 A
  • Main Engines: 2 x Caterpillar 3126 TA
  • BHP: 2 x 420
  • Maximum Speed: 28 knots
  • Econ. Operating Speed: 18 knots
  • Approx. Fuel Consumption: 75 litres per hr. at 18 kts
  • Generator Paguro: 5000, 5kVA, 4kW, 50Hz, 230V AC
  • Crane / Winch: Davitt and Hydraulic Hauler
  • Electrical System: 230v A.C. 50hz & 24v D.C.
  • Fuel: 1,600 litres
  • Fresh Water: 150 litres
  • Accommodation: 4 Berths, Galley, Mess, Shower/WC,Hot & Cold FW, Fridge/Freezer.
  • Navigation Equipment: Radar, Plotter, GPS, GMDSS, VHF.
  • Survey Equipment: Positioning Software, DGPS – Survey Specification, Multibeam Sounder Option, Survey Desk, Notebook PC.