Ad ID: 96708     Posted: 25/08/2021     Views: 7692    
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For Sale:
Catfish 9m Pro Survey Pilot
Hayling Island
£88,500 ono
Catfish Boats Pro Survey Pilot
Build Year:
Mainly Used For:

Survey, Crew Boat, Safety Boat, Work Boat, Shallow Water Patrol

Mr Paul Johnson [Trade]

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Length (metres):
Beam (metres):
Draft (metres):
Yanmar 4JH 240Hp (10hrs use)
Garmin GPS, Depth, VHF
Other information:
Available for immediate delivery. Built as a crew transfer, survey vessel, dive response, work boat that was shipped to destination, unused and returned back to base. This can only be described as in new condition. Road trailer & Container transportable ready to go.

Replacement build cost today in excess of £270,000 + Vat.

Aluminium Boatbuilding Company Ltd. is an established company in the commercial aluminium boat business, with over 35 years experience building aluminium work boats for UK and international clients.

We produce a wide range of vessels, delivering reliable and proven performance, combined with low maintenance costs and multi-task applications.

Every Catfish boat is engineered, manufactured, outfitted and tested completely in house. By maintaining 100% control of the entire process, we ensure that every boat built to the highest quality standards in the industry.

The Catfish Container transportable boats range was specially designed to transport and deploy from within a standard 40ft euro container, offering fast response and deployment worldwide.

An amazing opportunity to purchase this 9.0 metre Diesel Jet-drive propelled aluminium “Deep Vee” type hull vessel which combines stability and comfort with efficiency of operation. The 'Vee’ hull forward with multiple spray rails afford a great amount of lift to ensure smooth water flow around the hull and reduce spray and wave making. Aft the hull angle of dead rise flattens slightly to provide greater load carrying and guarantee clean water flow to the drive unit.
Welded aluminium construction throughout for minimal maintenance, maximum working life and continual operation. Marine grade 5083 (N8) Lloyds approved aluminium is used on all plating in the construction.

Semi enclosed pilot house for up to 5 crew + stretcher, with toughened glass screens. (with 1/3 opening for ventilation) and side windows. Windshield pantograph wiper with washer system.

Steering and control console fitted with engine controls, GPS and radar screens. Overhead pod for mounting of radio and siren. Leaning post aft of console for helmsman and crew with handrails and storage space under. Further seating is provided by way of bench seating aft of leaning post. Alloy engine box construct-ed full width of vessel fully sound-proofed and lined with fire retardant material. Engine drive protection/boarding platform
Forward bow chain locker aft of bulkhead doubles as collision bulkhead. Watertight hatch is to be fitted to this panel for access to locker. Engine box that has removable sides for ease of access to engine.

Single Yanmar 4LHA 4-Cylinder Turbocharged, Marine Diesel engine (10 hours run time) commercially rated at 240hp. Hamilton 213 Water-Jet, coupled to gearbox giving back flush facility, power assisted steering.

Morse type cable steering. Morse type control head to operate the throttle, bucket and gears. Morse 33c type control cables.
Fuel system

2x 150 litre baffled fuel tanks with deck filler and breather, fuel shut off valves at tank filters accessed via hatch in engine bulkhead, VDO fuel gauges fitted to console. 2x Separ/Racor water separator filters.
Semi bunded filler caps mounted either side on gunwale capping.
bilge pump, mounted within engine bay with float switch and override switch on console.

This is a very adaptable craft, offering a large open cockpit, large working deck area aft above engine bay, removable canopy roof section. Due to its construction, we as the manufacturer are able to make any adaptions that may be required.

Ideal as use on Fish Farms, Survey, Dive/Crew Support, Workboat duties. Shallow draft capability.

Available for immediate delivery on its road trailer at just £88,500.00 VAT Paid. That's a saving of almost £200k over a new build today!!!

Please call us for further details, photos and complete build specification.

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