Cape Henry Express
This vessel does it all with style and comfort. Whether hauling 38 passengers or 4.5 tons of deck cargo or towing diving opt etc. this vessel handles it safely with ease.
Size 48' X 14' with a 5' draft
Speed 16 knots min cruse
Passenger capacity 38
Cargo Capacity 7130lbs with 18 passengers and just under 10,000lbs without passengers
Engine Twin Detroit 330 hp
Route Six pak to 100miles offshore, 38 passengers on Limited Coastwise, Lakes, Bays and Sounds routes
MOB Equip Life Sling recovery system. Built in MOB/Dive ladder on stern. Floating Back board with spider webbing
First Aid Kit Yes fully stocked, much better complemented than the industry standard.
Fire Fighting 75 lb fixed CO2, One 10lb dry chemical and one 5lb dry chemical, Fire buckets, fire alarm
Electronics GPS/Chart plotter, Vhf X 2 , Sounder, 4000 watt Radar, Class B AIS.
Aux Power 12.5 kw single phase 110/220 volt gen.
Dewatering One 20 GPM engine driven pump on a manifold system, four 500 GPH 12 volt pumps in each compartment and one hand bilge pump.
Signals Three Red Flares, three orange smoke signals, Electric/air Horn and bell..
Alarms High temp, Low oil, high water in eng compartment and high water in aft compartment, high water in passenger compartment..
The Express has the right fendering and power to press up hard to ships allowing safe boarding
With nine pallet capacity this boat can haul most provision orders in one trip
Heavy loads like this 9000# electric motor is no problem.
With the removable towing system this vessel easily converts to perform towing operations
Rescue towing is also a common call for the Cape Henry Express.
A toilet and fresh water sink make this vessel very comfortable