Eclipse FNQ Charter Fishing

THE ECLIPSE

THE VESSEL

In  2A survey with the freedom to explore anywhere we like in Australia and in Papua New Guinea

Your home away from home will be the  ”Eclipse D”  a 16m aluminum power catamaran where guests enjoy comfortable fully air conditioned accommodation.   We have 3 x 5m custom made heavy duty aluminium tenders and 1 x 6m Cairns Custom craft tender which are designed for comfort and stability as well as a 5.5m Aluminium hull Rigid Inflatable in 2C Survey.   To ensure your experience is nothing but enjoyable we pride ourselves with providing our guests with high levels of customer service,  a comfortable bed, a laid back yet professional atmosphere and mouth watering cuisine. With a small draft of 1m the vessel if perfect for sneaking into those secluded bays and estuary systems for the perfect anchorage. Fully equipped with modern conveniences and staffed with experienced and professional crew. The Eclipse is a well appointed fully air-conditioned Aluminium Catamaran with all the comforts plus more.
Well suited vessel for extended charters to remote inaccessible regions
The main living area and all accommodation is fully air conditioned. Entertainment facilities such as a Flatscreen TV, DVD, Ipod and extensive music selection plus 100’s movies available.
The Eclipse D has a full walk around deck, and an inviting shaded entertainment deck which caters comfortably for onboard BBQ’s. There is nothing better after a day on the water than sitting down with a beverage, enjoying the sunset with some freshly made nibbles, whilst gearing yourself up ready for tomorrow’s action.

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SIZE:
16m long, 6.3m wide, 1m draft
HULL:
6mm Aluminium plate keel to gunwale
MAIN ENGINE:
2 x John Deere 220hp Turbo Diesels
GENERATOR:
1 x 16.6KVA Kubota,
1 x 18KVA Seawasp
FUEL CAP:
5000L Diesel, 900L Unleaded
RANGE:
Approx. 1000nm
CRUISE SPEED:
8 knots
WATER:
1800L backed up by desalination unit producing 3 Litres per minute
FRIDGE/FREEZER:
Two cubic metre Freezer (eutecic),
One cubic metre fridge (eutectic)
day fridge in Galley,
2 x chest freezer
ACCOMMODATION:
2 x Double Cabins
8 x Single berths (4 x twin cabins)
2 x bunks in wheelhouse (crew)
TENDERS:
1 x 5.5m Swift Marine Rigid Inflatable with aluminium hull
3 x 5m heavy duty Aluminium plate custom made tenders with 60hp Yamaha
1 x 6m Aluminium Cairns Custom Craft “Northwind” vessel fitted out extensivily with all the latest marine electronics

All of Eclipse’s tenders are in their own commercial 2C QLD survey

Tender includes modern Sounder, GPS Plotter, VHF radio and all safety equipment
PERMITS:
GBRMPA Permit
QLD Commercial Charter fishing licence
Liquor Licence
CRANE:
1 Tonne HIAB electric hydraulic
OTHER:
٠ Bauer Dive Compressor
٠ Dive gear available – tanks and weights onboard
٠ Snorkelling Equipment
٠ Paddleboard and water sports equipment available
٠ HF/VHF Radio
٠ Satellite Phone
٠ Sonar Sounder
٠ Modern navigation equipment
٠ Wireless Internet available onboard
٠ Comfortable beds with quality linen supplied
٠ 240v power outlets are located throughout the vessel
٠ Washing machine/Dryer available for guest use
٠ Coffee Machine
٠ Desalination plant to ensure there is ample water for your needs.
٠ Fresh linen each week on extended charters
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