Gannet day charters from Oban

Gannet day charters from Oban
the boat

    Gannet is a Q33 high performance fastworker
  • overall length 36 feet
  • beam 11 feet 4 ins
  • draws 4 feet
  • powered by 2 x turbocharged Sabre Diesel Engines - 510 hp
  • 3 fuel tanks, 200 gallons capacity, with electric transfer pump system
  • twin 4 blade equipoise manganese bronze propellers, 24 " x 26.5" pitch, on 2" shafts
  • cruises at 16 - 18 knots laden, up to 25 knots unladen
  • range - up to 180 nautical miles

    for your comfort Gannet features
  • Eberspacher D3L'C' warm air heating system in wheelhouse
  • Jabsco electric sea toilet
  • seating in wheelhouse, and available on deck
  • plenty of deck space
  • stable hull design which meets requirements of MCA Code 2
  • oven, grill, and stove - tea and coffee all day, hot and cold snacks and light lunch provided on longer trips
  • selection of books, charts, etc. - navigation, fishing, diving, whale watching, birds and so on
  • wheelhouse and deck lighting
  • full width bathing platform at stern, with fold down diving ladder

    Gannet day charters from Oban

    Gannet is equipped with
  • Lowrance LMS 350A Fish Finder Sonar, d-GPS with C-MAP electronic navigation with plotter, surface water temperature gauge, log, 50hz and 192mhz transducers
  • Raytheon R11XX 24 mile radar
  • Nasa Navtex Receiver - weather and navigation
  • 24 volt, 800lb electric anchor winch with 35lb CQR anchor
  • deck wash system

  • Gannet's certification and safety equipment
  • Maritime and Coastguard AgencyCategory 3 Code of Practice Certificate for motor charter vessels - the 'yellow code'
    for up to 10 passengers and 2 crew
  • Maritime and Coastguard Agency Category 3 Code of Practice Certificate for workboats - the 'brown code'
    to carry cargo up to 850kg
  • day or night sailing up to 20 miles from any port of safe haven
  • RYA certificate 2011
  • MCA First Aid Kit to Code 3
  • 12 lifejackets with lights
  • 4 life rings
  • 12 man liferaft with SOLAS B pack
  • offshore flare pack
  • Marine VHF radio with Digital Selective Calling and Global Marine Distress Safety System
  • MMSI 235004054
  • Call Sign MTFX5
  • additional handheld VHF
  • CB 27 / 81FM - we monitor channel 9
  • mobile phone
  • fire extinguishers in wheelhouse, on deck, and in engine room
  • comprehensive safety manual for passengers

  • Operating area
  • Argyll, West Coast of Scotland
  • including Oban, Sound of Mull, Isle of Mull, Loch Sunart, Isle of Coll, Ardnamurchan, Lynn of Lorne, Lynn of Morvern, Loch Etive,
    Loch Creran, and Firth of Lorne etc.