17.4m Fast Response Vessel – DVDesign # 157


Many countries have extensive coastlines and thus require larger and faster response vessels capable of fulfilling the role of patrol & policing and/or search & rescue.
This conceptual design is our response to that need and as such can be tailored to suit the particular type of operation required. In other words it can be optimised to suit a patrol/police role or alternatively it could fulfil a search and rescue utilisation.
Rugged marine-grade Alloy Hull & Deckhouse Structure
Spacious, well-equipped control/command centre
Good all round visibility
Up to 8 crew
Up to 18 rescued passengers
FWD accommodation area could be set up as a medical bay.
Passenger recovery platform at stern
Or self-launching rescue tender/jetski at stern
Vessel Principal Characteristics & Specifications:
LOA – 17.40 metres (57’ 1”)
LOD – 17.00 metres (55’ 9”)
DWL – 14.90 metres (48’ 11”)
Beam – 4.65 metres (15’ 3”)
Draft – 0.86 metres (2’ 10”)
Power – 2x MAN V8 1200 Hp Inboard Diesels, driving Hamilton 403 Jets
Top Speed – 43 knots Full Fuel and 50% PAX
Fuel Capacity – 4500 litres (1190 US Gallons)
Construction Material – marine grade 5083 H321/H116 Aluminium Alloy