Built by Babcock in 1991as a pilot launch and has MCA pilotage endorsement cert, plus workboat code cat 2, 12 passenger+2 crew, which has just been renewed .Vessel currently out of water for inspection.
This exceptional vessel has worked extensively in the Off Shore Renewable Industry since her construction. She has been maintained to the highest standard and has been constantly updated to be one of the most comprehensively equipped vessels of her size in the industry. This vessel was designed as a multi role vessel for the Offshore construction industry.
• Length o/a 18.8 Meters
• Beam 7.2 Meters
• Draught 0.758 meters 2.333 meters for prop clearance
• Cruising speed 16 Knots
• Engines Twin Detroit diesel 8V92 660HP @2300 revs
• Generator Stbd: Perkins 50kva Port: Beta marine 30 kva
• Certification MCA Workboat Code Cat 2 (60 miles)
The Western Star is a converted 75ft Dutch Steel Beam Trawler built in 1968 issued with an ‘MCA Category 2 Commercial Vessel Certificate’ and has been professionally refitted to accommodate 10 persons in comfort. The vessel is ideally suited for cruising but can also perform guard ship duties, dive vessel duties, survey work and filming. Inherent stability and clear deck space provides for an ideal work platform.