"Alwyn Tamo" - Call sign TX1

The Alwyn Tamo, call sing TX1, is our vessel which operates out of Hastings on Westernport. It has an impressive list of state of the art equipment, listed here:-

 

VESSEL:

  •  Make & model- Noosa Cat 3100 Patrol.

  •  Length over all (LOA)- 9.5mtrs. Width (Beam)- 2.85mtrs.

  • Operational weight (approx)- 5,000kg Personnel capacity- Up to10 persons

 

PROPULSION:

  • Yamaha 2 x 250HP (186kw), 4.2Ltr V6, fuel injection, variable valve timing.

  • Control- Electronic fly-by-wire.

  • Engine management- single LCD display with advanced fuel/engine control.

  • Steering- Hydraulic single-cylinder with emergency lock.

  • Fuel capacity- 800Ltrs.

  • Duration- 270 N.miles at 27 Knots, 180 N.miles at 44 Knots, or over 24 hours in search mode.

 

NAVIGATION:

  • Display- 2 x Raymarine C120W chart plotter.

  • Sounder- Raymarine In-hull transducer.

  • Radar- Raymarine 600mm High-Definition digital radome.

  • AIS (Automatic Identification System)- Raymarine A500

 

COMMUNICATION:

  • HF radio (long range)- Icom IC-M801E with AT141 automatic tuner.

  • VHF radio (medium range)- Icom IC-M505, Icom IC-M412, Icom IC-F50V.

  • 27Mz radio (short range)- GME GX300

  • UHF radio- (short range, Life Saving Victoria compatible) Icom IC-F60V.

  • Emergency Position Indicating Beacon (EPIRB)- GME MT400

 

EQUIPMENT:

  • Electrical- 2 x crank batteries, 1 x house battery (lights etc), 1 x services battery (electronics), 2 x solar charging panels. Muir anchor winch. Remote operated and hand-held search lights.

  • Rescue- Radio direction finder (for locating emergency beacons). Dive gear. Spine board, neck restraints, resuscitation equipment etc.

  • Tender- Avon inflatable boat with Yamaha 6HP engine.

 

 

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