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Octopus Dive 19m

- Specialized – 10 passengers – 41 KNOTS –
This 18.8m (62ft) Dive Tender is the largest and most comprehensively equipped power boat ever fitted to a private motor yacht. She is kept in a specially designed dry dock in the transom of the Owners Super Yacht. Equipped with water jet drive and MTU engines, this Dive Tender will deliver a blistering 40 knots of speed in deep or shallow water. This tender was one of three Vikals built for the Super Yacht.



CUSTOMIZATION DETAILS

The tender is equipped with a 240 volt generator, reverse cycle air conditioning, desalination plant, two double cabins and a fully equipped galley, she is among other things used for day trips, diving work and overnight stays. Before contracting Vikal to build this Tender the client searched the world for a ready made solution. It seemed logical that a vessel would be available to meet his needs. Six months into this search he made contact with Vikal and requested we create a new design to cater for a range of needs. Sam Sorgiovanni was engaged for the design. Over the ensuing months the specification was refined and we entered into a build of great complexity, as often is the case with tenders playing multiple roles on a yacht.

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Spec

OVERALL LENGTH

18.8 Meters

BEAM

5.1 Meters

HEIGHT O/ALI.

4.5 Meters

WEIGHT. DRY

27000 Kg

MAXIMUM SPEED

41 Knots

CAPACITY

10 passengers - 2 crew

ENGINES

2 X MTU 1050 hp (each)

PROPULSION

2 X Hamilton HJ450 Water Jets

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