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  • Boat Charter In Cairns, Queensland

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About the Vessel Charter in Cairns, ‘Escape’

‘Escape’ is a 24-meter charter vessel in both AMSA class 1B and AMSA 1C survey.

Reliable and economical to operate, she has a top speed of 20 knots, a cruising speed of 12 knots and a 1500 nautical mile range.

There is a substantial 40-meter square working deck space with a removable shade canopy, a 9-ton deck load and a fully-fitted liveaboard interior, making her an ideal boat for a range of charter work.

Charter A Boat – ‘Escape’

Need to charter a boat from Queensland? Escape’s comfortable liveaboard accommodation can sleep up to 20 people (including four crew) in 1B survey. She can carry 44 people (including four crew) in 2C survey.

Further optional equipment is available in conjunction with this workboat charter. These include dive compressors, diving equipment, tender vessels, and transportable fuel cells.

Escape is generally chartered with a full complement of crew, including a cook. Charter specifics may be amended to suit project requirements.


Charter Vessel Specifications - RV Escape
Commercial Workboat Charter Vessel in AMSA 1B Survey & AMSA 1C Survey

Aluminium commercial workboat charter for hire

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Vessel Name Escape

Vessel Type Power Monohull Workboat

Survey 200 nautical miles offshore

  • AMSA Class 2B: 16 passengers + 4 crew
  • AMSA Class 2C: 40 passengers + 4 crew

Gross Tonnage 50 tonnes

Vessel Length 23.95 Meters

Breadth 6.5 Meters

Draft 1.4 Meters

Vessel Construction Aluminium

Bollard Pull 10-ton Marine Tow Bollard

Cruising Speed 12-14 Knots

Fuel 12,000 litres

Fuel Consumption 120 LPH @ 14 knots. 300 LPH @ 20 knots

Freshwater 2,400 litre tanks. Desalination @ 3000 litres per 24-hours

Main Engines 2 x Yanmar 6HYM @ 515 kW

Auxiliary Engines 2 x 45kVA Perkins 3 Phase Generators

Bow Thruster Hydraulic 50 kW bow thruster

Power 3-Phase plus 24-Volt

Sightability Flybridge with a 360-degree view

Deck Info & Equipment - As Workboat Charter Escape

Working Deck Space 40-meter square clear deck area – with removable deck canopy

Deck Load 9-ton deck load

Deck Winch 2.5-ton deck winch

Extra Deck Equipment Fitted stern roller & fitted pot hauler

Anchor Winch 2 x anchor & chain to survey

Crane W. Winch Maxilift Cobra 5500 – 2.5-ton at 2 metres and 600-kg at 6 metres

Cargo Securing 8 x 2.5-ton rated securing points on the rear deck

Dive Compressors LP & HP are available

Liveaboard Accommodation - Escape

Liveaboard Berths Total 20 passengers (plus crew quarters)

4 cabins with double + single beds

4 cabins with 2x single beds

Liveaboard Accommodation

Fully air-conditioned interior

3 toilets

3 hot/cold showers

Fully equipped galley & mess inc 5 burner hotplate, full oven & microwave

BBQ on deck

Washing machine & dryer

Flat-screen TV & DVD

Deck stereo

Navigation / Communication Equipment - Charter Vessel Escape

Communication Full communication systems; including satellite phone, multiple marine radios & wi-fi (while in range)

Navigation Full navigation systems inc radar, 3x compass, autopilot with integrated plotter, echo sounder, GPS, AIS


Safety Equipment - Charter Vessel Escape

Safety Equipment All safety equipment to AMSA requirements

Vessels & Extra Equipment Available with Escape

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Optional Extras

SCUBA or SSBA commercial diving work equipment

2 x 1,500 litres Aluminium Portable Fuel Cell

Wide range of support workboats and a range of barges

14 cuft Bauer HP Dive compressor

65 cuft LP Air compressor with 100m x 3/4” hose (non-breathe)

8.0m Aluminium landing barge with bow door

6.5m Aluminium “Duck” workboat for hire in AMSA survey for 12 pax

36.5 x 12m Dumb Barge Charter

4.5m inflatable RIB workboat for hire


Interior Vessel Diagram – Liveaboard & Berthing Arrangement


North Mairne liveaboard charter vessel Escape. Interior diagram. North Marine is a vessel charter company providing workboat hire from the Port of Cairns, Queensland, Australia.


Exterior Vessel Diagram

North Marine research charter vessel Escape. Exterior diagram. North Marine is a vessel charter company providing workboat hire from the Port of Cairns, Queensland, Australia.

Vessel Charter Rates In Cairns

North Marine offers competitive daily and extended vessel charter rates.

Escape’s charter vessel rates and availability are available by contacting North Marine directly.

All boat charters are tailored to suit your requirements. There is a range of equipment options and tender vessels available with Escape.

To discuss a vessel charter, email [email protected].

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Charter A Boat From Cairns, Queensland, With North Marine

Based in the Port of Cairns in Queensland, Australia, our boat charters work anywhere inside the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone EEZ.

We offer competitive industry rates for workboat charters throughout the Pacific Ocean, tailoring solutions to any project on the water.

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