Ship Review | Inter-Nos – A round sardine fishing net has been delivered to a fishing family in the UK

Ship Review |  Inter-Nos – A round sardine fishing net has been delivered to a fishing family in the UK

The Lambourne family based in the UK coastal town of Newlyn recently took delivery of a new catamaran trawler built by compatriot J Smith Butts.

Between numbers They will be used primarily to catch sardines. The design work that went into the ship included incorporating features intended to increase available space and improve efficiency. In addition to ensuring stability, the boat’s hulls have ample space to install four insulated seawater tanks to house some of the catch.

The new building has an LOA of 15 metres, a width of six metres, and accommodation for up to four crew members. Two Volvo Penta D8A5-A-MH main engines driving the propellers via ZF gearboxes allow the boat to reach a service speed of 10.5 knots. Sleipner SidePower thrusters are installed front and rear to provide additional lateral maneuverability.

Photo: J Smith Boats

Deck equipment includes the Spencer Carter slave carrier, MacGregor Triplex net, fish pump, seawater separator/pump and a stern-mounted Thistle Marine telescopic winch. The crane’s access will allow the safe landing of fish under a range of tidal conditions. Pumps have features that help regulate the amount of water used during transfer operations, thus maintaining water quality.

The open aft deck can accommodate insulated docks with a maximum gross capacity of 10 tons. Flake ice loaded at the port can be converted into slush ice with the help of on-board facilities. The melted ice will then be loaded into deck tubs to help preserve the catch.

The electronics suite includes a Furuno radar and sonar, a TimeZero chartplotter, audio equipment, and interconnected displays. Although located on the starboard side of the wheelhouse interior, the helm station has an ergonomic design to enable boat skipper and owner Will Trainer to operate the vessel more efficiently.

Seaquest provided the hydraulics for the boat, which also comes with load-sensing controls.

MCA compliant accommodation spaces on board consist of a fully equipped galley and four berths. A mess table was also installed in the wheelhouse.

Photo: Sharp
Between numbers
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Ship type: Circle net fishing vessel
science: United kingdom
What is with you: Lamborn family, United Kingdom
Creator: J Smith Boats, UK
Total length: 15 metres
Packages: 6.0 metres
Main engines: 2 x Volvo Penta D8A5-A-MH
Gearboxes: 2 x ZF
paying off: 2 x fans
Side thrusters: 2 x Slipner SidePower
Cruising speed: 10.5 knots
Hydraulic equipment: Sea asked
radar: Furuno
Sonar: Furuno
conspirator: TimeZero
Crane: Marine thistle
Other deck equipment: Spencer Carter, a slave transporter
Fishing equipment: Macgregor Triplex Net Hauler; Fish pump separator/seawater pump
Accommodation: Kitchen piers
crew: 4

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