Roatan Live Aboard Honduras Scuba Diving

Boat Specs

Specifications, Equipment and Information:
70' Moss Point Marine Luxury Dive Boat

Builder/ Designer
Builder: Moss Point Marine Built 1986

LOA: 70' Beam: 24'7" Displacement: 96 Tons
Draft: 5'6"

Engines: 2 Volvo Diesel

Tankage: Fuel: 3 - total 5,600 gal.

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Construction and Layout
All welded steel hull with ¼ " plate. Deck house top and sides are 3/16" plate. Frames are 3"x2"x1/4 on 24" centers. Five water tight bulkheads. Raised pilot house has center helm, six fixed safety glass windshields, two fixed side windows, side doors to wing decks. Followed by Master stateroom with queen bed, and private head with tub and shower.
The interior arrangement is a forepeak tank for ballast followed by two bow crew cabins with three berths each, and a round 18" round escape hatch skylight. Next is a crew head with tub and shower to port and two cabins with two beds each to starboard. The port side passageway has a laundry center and deep freeze and ladder to the main deck. Main deck has a salon lounge with three sofas, entertainment center and wet bar with icemaker.
Next to the starboard are a cabin with two single beds, followed by a cabin with a double bed. TO port is a cabin with double bed. Next to starboard is a guest head with tub and shower, followed by the galley. To port is the dining area with two tables and seating for twelve.

Generators (2) Taylor Power Systems 30KW, Perkins 4-326 diesel, fwc with keel coolers. One installed 1996.

Dive Air System
McWhorter Engineering Co. Model ESAC. Air compressor Worthington 18.5 CF at 3000psi. 4000 CF air flask for dive air.

Steel integral tanks with total capacity about 4000 gal. System is pressure on demand with copper plumbine and with two 30 gallon tanks by Reliance and Richmond electric water heaters. Two pressure pumps. Fresh and sea water wash down on aft deck. Outside shower on aft deck.
Watermaker: 500 GPD Watermaker by SK Watermakers of Fort Pierce, Forida.

The DC system is 12 volt with 5 batteries, group size 8D in good condition.
Generator Battery Charger: La Marche, model Constavolt A22-60-12V-A1.
The AC system is 240 volts with 50 amp shore power connection and one 110' cord. Ship's service air compressor: Quincy model 310.

Air Conditioner
1996 Rheem, 5 ton with electric heat coils. Outlet temperature, cooling, salon 51 degrees, galley 50 degrees, cabins 51 degrees.

USCG Marine Sanitation Device. Three manual house hold toilets with direct overboard discharge and selector valves toa 300 gallon steel holding tank equipped with a ½ HP trash evacuation pump.

Refrigeration: GE model TBX25PCXBLWW
Stove: Kenmore 220 volt electric, 4 burner with oven. Fan ventilation.
Dishwasher: Kenmore 18"
Microwave Oven: Sharp, model II Carousel
BBQ: 3' Stainless Charcoal and a Char broil gas grill with 3 steel 20lb. propane
Ice maker: two Kenmore, in wet bar and in galley.
Washer: RCA, Dryer: Amana
Trash Compactor: Kenmore

Ground Tackle
60 lb. Danforth with bow raker with 6' ½ chain and 240' 1.25 nylon 3 strand rope.
Fortress FX 55 aluminum anchor with 6' of ½ chain and 240' 1.25 nylon rope.
Danforth 40 lb. anchor
Danforth 70 lb. anchor
Electric windlass by Ideal Horizontal, two capstans.

Electronics and Navigation
#1 VHF: Standard Horizon, model Eclipse+ GX1250S.
#2 VHF: Standard Horizon, model GX2342S.
#3 VHF: Apelco, model AF55.
SSB: Sea, model 222 with automatic antenna tuner
Global Positioning System: Garmin 128.
Computer Plotter: IBM model E series 230, NEC monitor multisync @V.
Navigation Software: Map Tech Professional, Panasonic printer.
Depth: Standard Horizon model DS 30.
Fish Finder: Furuno FCV-201.
Autopilot: Decca, model Pilot 150
Size 26 battery for bridge electronics with dedicated battery charger La Marche Constavolt,model A-22-10-12V-A1.
Wind & Temp Indicator: Davis, model Weather Wizzard
Loud Hailer: Strandard Horizon, model LH-10.
Antenna: two VHF, GPS, TV, SSB.
Steering: main helm station with 24" teak wheel with EMI rudder angle indicator and an aft deck helm station with a 24" stainless wheel. Charlynn hydraulic system, two 2HP electric hydraulic pumps.
Clock: Chelsea 8 day 6" brass and Stockberger 8 day 6" brass
Barometer: Taylor US Navy 5" Black and Stockberger 7" brass.
Stereo: Technics & Marantz, AM/FM cassette, Zenith Amplifiers
Television: Sony 19", Sanyo VCR

Miscellaneous Equipment
43 Adult PFDs, 7 child Type 1, three 24" Life rings.
EPIRB: ACR Class A, Fog Bell, Dual air trumpet horn,
Perko 9" remote spot.
Life Rafts: Three Jim Buoys, 15 persons each.
Dive Platform: full length stainless steel pipe and FRP grate with two aluminum dive ladders.
Dingy: Carolina skiff 24', Tohatsu 90HP.
Davit: Single arm, 1000 lb. capacity, electric winch.