Atlantia II

Atlantia II is a 12.0 metre wooden-hulled vessel, originally built as a commercial fishing vessel.

Capabilities

Atlantia II can carry out fishing gear trials and surveys using various fishing gears, including otter trawls, scallop dredges, jiggers, creels, pots and traps.

She can also deploy other types of sampling and monitoring equipment, including plankton nets, grabs, dredges, current meters, databuoys, etc.

Class

The Atlantia II is a registered fishing vessel and is also classed as an MCA Category 2 workboat.

Dimensions

  • Length: 12 metres (overall)
  • Breadth: 4.5 metres
  • Draft: 2.5 metres
  • Speed: 8 knots

Propulsion & Machinery

  • 131 kW (172 HP) Gardner main engine
  • 24 volt and 240 volt generators
  • 3.5 tonne Spencer Carter two-drum trawl winch
  • split net drums
  • 1 tonne creel hauler
  • landing winch

Personnel & Accommodation

Atlantia II can carry up to 10 passengers, in addition to her two crew.

She has a fully equipped galley, mess room and toilet, and has sleeping accommodation for four persons (including the crew).

Navigational Equipment

  • Furuno radar
  • Furuno sounders
  • Furuno sonar
  • Sodena chart plotter
  • Satellite compass
  • GPS
  • VHF radios
  • EPIRB
  • Notus trawl monitoring system

Further Information

Atlantia II Fact Sheet (pdf)