Charter Boat

Protector, our 38’  Halmatic Dive Boat was originally built for Fisheries duties and has since been converted for Dive Charters.  In 2009 she was totally refurbished and re-tubed to a very high standard.  She is powered by twin 265 Perkin in-board engines and has a top speed of 26 knots. 

Licensed for 10 + 2 for up to 60 miles offshore, her cruising range is just over 200 miles.

dive boat Endeavour
In the wheelhouse

Electronic navigation is provided by  the latest Garmin GPS radar, plotter, sounder system.  Auto-pilot, DSC VHF and AIS form part of the standard equipment, in addition a 3.5 Kw 240V diesel generator provides on-board power for re-charging equipment and domestic appliances (kettle, microwave).

The deck area provides an engine box style kitting up bench.

Diver recovery is via a custom made diver lift, in addition a spine ladder is also fitted for training and back up.

The large heads which are accessed from the deck and fitted with an electrically operated toilet.

There is no specific ‘dry’ area on the boat and divers are encouraged to make full use of the heated wheelhouse, kettle, microwave oven, and seating area found within.

Transom tail lift

Tail lift in use