Introducing the Ultimate Surf Surveyor…

The newest addition to the Indies Trader fleet, this 75 ft survey vessel is the perfect surf exploration boat. She is currently undergoing a quarter million dollar update in Singapore, and will be headed on a voyage through the Indian Ocean and Pacific to the Marshall Islands.

Estimated date of departure Nov 2017.  Please contact [email protected] if you are interested in exploring some of the best coastlines in the world. A true once in a lifetime trip.

Her hull is a single chine non displacement hull. The vessel is constructed of marine grade aluminium alloy with a raked bow, transom stern, full keel, Stabilizers fitted. 13 berths. Range of 3000NM.

Photos during Fall 2017 Renovation


Flag – Cook Islands
Port Of Registry – Avatiu
Year Built 1996 Major Refit 2008, 2017
Range 4500 nm
Builder – SBF Shipbuilders, Fremantle, Australia

Length (OA) – 23.0 metres
Breadth (MLD) – 6.5 metres
Depth (MLD) – 2.14 metres
Draft (operating)- 2.36 metres (aft)
Max Loaded Displacement- 97.2 tonnes
Lightship displacement – 62.2 tonnes
Service Speed – 10.5 knots
Fuel consumption @ 8 knots @1400rpm inc gen is 55 litres hour.
Duration 24hr ops at survey speed of 6 knots = 25 days


Main Engine – Cummins KTA 19 removed from vessel and completely rebuilt mid 2017
Generators – Cummins 6BT5.9/Stamford 87.5 kVA , Hino Stamford 100 kVA
Watermaker – Culleys Krystal Jet 15 reverse osmosis
Bowthruster hydraulic 12 kW
Windlass hydraulic powered with 2 chain gypsies and 1 warping drum
Crane – Hiab 3.5 tons

Fuel Total 35,000 litres
Potable Water 3.5 tonnes
Ballast 10.6 tonnes
Hold 3.02 tonnes

Satcom Fleet Broadband- High speed data , email voice fax FBB 500
Radar JRC colour MARPA radar JMA5100
Back up Radar Furuno Color 36nm
AIS – Samyung Class A
SART Samyung radar beacon
Sounder JMC colour video echo sounder V108
G.P.S. Furuno GPS navigator GP500 Magellan GPS unit NAV1200
H.F. Radio Codan HF transceiver with manual aerial 8528S
VHF Radio GME Electrophone VHF transceiver GX558A
Auto Pilot TMQ autopilot Bosun
Compass Tokyo Keiki Seizosho 250 mm

Berths 15 5 x 2 man cabins on the main deck, Captain Cabin, mate and engineers cabin, 2 daybeds in upstairs saloon.
2 washing combo machine / dryers
Walk in chiller and freezer

To Solas and flag state survey requirements 2 x RFD 16 man life rafts. Epirb Sart AIS
Fire extinguishers in al spaces and CO2 Engine Room Fire system
Life Jackets for all Pax and crew including child Life Jackets with lights
Life rings x 2 with Smoke and lights, 4 more with lights
Survey certificates Cook Islands , Safety equipment, Safety Radio and Safe Manning.

Comprehensive all-risks Protection and Indemnity

Diving Equipment. Installed 2017
I x Bauer K14 10cfm Electric driven below decks
1 x Bauer Mariner 7cfm Electric driven below decks
2 x 300 bar 3 bottle storage banks built in below .
Hp air hard plumbed 316 stainless piping to Trimix mixing panel and Surface supplied Dive panel and back deck filling station.

High Capacity marine water cooled ducted to Bridge and main accommodation
Multisplit Daikin Inverter system to all areas of accommodation and compressor room as a backup should primary system fail

Jetski Yamaha xl 700 new 2017 with Rescue sled

Last Docking October 2017