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Vessel Specifications

ANGARI Foundation owns and operates a 65-foot research vessel, which serves as an ideal platform for marine science research. The vessel is outfitted with indoor and outdoor workspaces and optimally set up for SCUBA diving. R/V ANGARI is well equipped for a variety of oceanographic research needs, and the vessel’s multipurpose workspaces leave plenty of room for custom setup and organization of personal gear and equipment. The research vessel ANGARI is available for charter to science and film teams for day and overnight research expeditions. 

R/V ANGARI currently operates along the U.S. East Coast, the Florida Keys and Dry Tortugas, the Gulf of Mexico and the northern Caribbean.

Vessel Specifications

Length 65’ (19.8m)
Beam 17’2” (5.2m)
Draft 5’ (1.5m)
Gross Tonnage 51
Net Tonnage 41
Main Propulsion (2) Caterpillar 3176 Diesel 600hp
Speed 10 knots Cruising; 14 knots Maximum
Range 600 miles
Electrical Power (1) 20kw generator provided by Northern Lights and (1) 16kw generator; 110V throughout vessel
Stabilization Naiad 9 sq. ft. stabilizer fins
Maneuverability Bow thruster and stern thruster
Build 2001 Grand Alaskan; Refit 2016
Flag USA
Home Port West Palm Beach, FL
Tender 14’ Rendova RIB with 50hp Yamaha, equipped with fixed VHF marine radio
Safety Equipment USCG certified life rafts; EPIRB; AIS; PFDs; flares and required USCG safety gear; (2) fixed VHF marine radios and (1) handheld VHF marine radio; satellite phone
Electronics Interior and exterior helm stations; (3) Garmin GPS 7616 XSV; (1) Garmin GPS 1040 XS; Garmin HR radar; Garmin HR transducer; Garmin XM Satellite Weather; AcuRite Meteorological Station; SIMRAD autopilot; (5) cameras with network video recorder
Accommodations 6 beds (3 staterooms, 2 full bathrooms/1 half bathroom), not including crew
Amenities Fully-equipped galley; indoor and outdoor dining areas; water maker; washer and dryer; bedding and towels; DirectTV and DVD players
Communications World Band 4G Cellular Internet provided by JV Connectivity, long-range antenna and internal Wi-Fi network
Interior Work Space ~150 sq. ft.
The interior space has designated dry and wet areas and includes lab grade counters, secure storage, workstations and a deep sink. Uninterrupted Power Supply available upon request.
Exterior Work Space ~250 sq. ft.
The main level exterior space includes an aft deck area, cockpit and swim platform. The aft deck area is completely under cover and has a large bench. The cockpit is partially covered and is available for exterior deck storage and serves as a dive center with dive gear and tank storage below deck. The upper-level exterior space offers a large covered seating area, sink and open, uncovered deck space with 1500 lbs. capacity crane and 500 lbs. capacity winch, which operate off the port side.
Additional Equipment (6) Underwater Lights and (1) Underwater HD camera provided by OceanLED; Nuvair continuous use dive compressor (~11 mins. fill); 1500 lbs. capacity crane for deploying tender and other equipment; 500 lbs. capacity winch (~40 ft/min) with 100 feet of cable; fresh seawater pump

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