Built in France by Naval Builder Guy Couach, Nortada is a completely rebuilt and refit private live-aboard charter boat for small groups of up to 8 divers
Safety & Communications System:
(2) 24 mile range Furuno Navnet Radar/Chart Plotter
(2) Furuno-FCV620 Eco sounder, GPS, Furuno NX300 Navtex, Furuno SC-Satellite Fluxgate compass, Furuno HF-MF/DSC Radio
(2) VHF/DSC Standard radios, ACR Epirb, Sart
(2) ACR VHF bi directional rescue radios, Ritchie Magnetic Compass, hydraulic helm, barometer, clock, thermometer, helm indicator, searchlight, horn, fire & smoke detector system
(2) You Lung inflatable life rafts for 25 passengers each one
(50) life jackets
Twin 19 feet Nautica Inflatable boats with 25 HP four stroke outboard motors for 16 passengers each one.
All safety equipment complies with International Coast Guard regulations.
Twin CUMMINS 6CTA8.3-M 255 HP main engines. Twin 40 KW John Deere/Onan (M) electric generators.
Water Separator, Marine Sanitation Device sewage treatment system, Reverse Osmosis desalination system.
Safety and Communications equipment on board:
24 mile range Furuno Navnet Radar/Chart Plotter, Furuno-FCV620 Eco sounder, GPS, Furuno NX300 Navtex, Furuno HF-MF/DSC Radio, VHF/DSC Icom radios, ACR Epirb, ACR Sart, ACR VHF bi directional rescue radio, Ritchie Magnetic Compass, hydraulic helm, barometer, clock, thermometer, helm indicator, searchlight, horn, fire & smoke detector system. (2) DSB inflatable life rafts for 16 passengers each, (16) life jackets, (2) 15 feet Nautica Inflatable boats with 25 HP four stroke outboard engines. All safety equipment complies with International Coast Guard regulations.
Dive Equipment and Facilities:
Gas Filling: Twin Nuvair HP compressors; Nitrox / Trimix LP system features compressor, membrane and Helium intake. In select departures: redundant Oxygen Clean Haskell Sport Boosters, portable Tri Hunter 3000 Gas mixing stick.
Cylinders: 30 aluminum 80 cu ft / 12 liter cylinders, 15 for air and 15 for Nitrox; 15 aluminum 100 cu ft / 15 liter cylinders. All cylinders fitted with XS Scuba PRO DIN Insert valves. In select departures: 10 nitrox compatible 40 cu ft / 6 liter aluminum bailout cylinders rigged as stage / sidemount. 20 steel 19 cu ft / 2 liter rebreather cylinders fitted with various valves.
Gas Analysis: 02 Nuvair Nitrox analyzers. In select departures: 01 Analytical Industries Trimix Analyzer.
Diver safety: 08 Nautilus Lifeline bi-directional VHF/DSC marine radio with GPS; 08 Dive Alerts; 08 Reef hooks; 08 DSMB’s. Miscellaneous: Complete toolkit and a selection of solid lead weights and trim soft pouches.
*** Consult the baggage policy for fligths from/to Galapagos.