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£ 355,000
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'Commander' is a 12m GRP South Cat designed and manufactured by South Boats Special Projects Ltd specifically for the Hampshire Police Marine Unit. This proven hull design is used for a multitude of commercial applications providing excellent performance and durability. The addition of the fly-deck increases the vessel's versatility offering an excellent vantage point and dual control. Comprehensively equipped, 'Commander' will offer good performance and a multi-role capability at a fraction of replacement cost. MCA Coded Cat 2 (60m)

The comprehensive electronics package fitted to this vessel is mainly Simrad comprising:

- 2 x KME 17" industrial deep dim screens (one at each survey station

- KVH tracvision M3 Satellite TV antenna & VSTA box

- 19" TV mounted to stainless steel pillars to the aft end of the helm console

- MB Quartz DVD/CD/Radio player connected to TB and 4 overhead speakers

- Magnetic steering compass

- Dual radar installations

- VHF/DSC (dual stations)

- GPS / Plotter equipment (dual stations)

- Auto pilot (dual stations)

- Depth Sounder

- Rudder indicator

- AIS transceiver
Onboard Systems:

Engines and Domestics - 24v banks (4 No.)

12v DC outlets

Victron shore power sensing chargers - 230v

Invertor provides 240v to a ring main and selective equipment.

Deisel Generator ? KvA (mounted port side)
Two FPT (Iveco) 6 cylinder turbo charged engines rated at 420HP each with Twin Disc MGX 'Quickshift' remote 'V' drive gearboxes. Each engine runs 24v alternator charging systems to each of the battery banks. A history of engine servicing is reportedly available.

Engine hours circa 4800


Fuel - 2 x 1000 litres Water - 170 litres

All equipment to satisfy MCA Coding to Cat. 2 requirements include:

2 x RFD Surviva 8 Man Liferafts (hired equipment - not owned)

2 x KIM Cruising Adult Harness and Line

Offshore Flares pack

1 x 4kg Powder Extinguisher

2 x Gloria 1kg Powder Extinguisher

1 x Fire Blanket

1 x Echomax EM230 Radar Reflector


Bilge Pumping (Electric & Manual & Portable)
From forward -

CABINS: A double berth in both (P+S) hull forward and storage areas below. Lined and upholstered to a good standard with a escape / ventilation hatch above each cabin. HEADS are located aft of each sleeping compartment with electric flushing toilet and wash/hand basin (H&C). Steps to WHEELHOUSE: Full width console, central helm and offset (S) navigator positions, engine controls and essential switches between the suspension seating. Excellent visibility laterally and spatially through large windows around the wheelhouse. Two monitoring desks amidships with consoles for computer and surveillance equipment installations. The GALLEY is located aft (S) with stainless steel sink, H&C, Storage and Zip boiler. To port is an 'L' shape settee for four persons with pedestal table. Wheelhouse door offset to (S) COCKPIT: Flush and open rear deck with integral flush engine hatches (P&S). Gated transom for launch and recovery of a 4m RIB secured to the after deck when in transit. The island wheelhouse affords good access amidships and forward with stainless steel rails atop the gunwhales to MCA conformities. Stainless steel steps aft of the wheelhouse provide access to the FLY-DECK: with dual engine and steering controls and an electronic multi-screen for information exchange from the main systems below. Excellent panoramic vision is afforded from this location. A large gantry mast mounted at the aft end of the deck supports the antenna, CCTV and radar scanners on two levels.

Special Features: Eberspacher D12 heatng system, Calorifier water heating tank, etc..

- Heavy section Ocean 3 fendering system

- Reinforced bow and quarter sections fendering

- 8 x Stainless Steel bollards around the deck for mooring

- Electric Deck Wash

- Anchor + Chain

- Kedge Anchor + Warp

- Alloy anchor securing bracket forward

- Hercules 1 ton hydraulic capstan forward

- 8 x Cargo eyes (aft deck)

- 2 x Stainless steel diving ladders at the stern

- 400kg load tested derrick to port with Lewmar twin speed

manual winch attached

Usual operational equipment and inventory as may be provided by the Vendors


Work Boats
(MCA Cat. 2)
United Kingdom
12.37 m/41 ft
5.07 m/17 ft
1.3 m/4 ft
fpt (iveco) 6 cyl turbocharged


  • Electronic Equipment
  • Bilge Pump
  • Generator
  • Battery Charger
  • Battery
  • Heating
  • Navigation Equipment
  • Vhf Radio
  • Plotter
  • Radar
  • GPS
  • Compass
  • Autopilot
  • Instruments
  • Speedometer
  • Depth Sounder
  • Galley Equipment
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • General Equipment
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Raft
  • Anchor
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