Ambex Marine Ltd will showcase the VSV 50 - MCA Coded Superboat available for charter from Q3 2020

MCA CODING - Area Category 3 Up to 20 miles from a safe haven.
OPTIONAL MCA CODING - Area Category 2 Up to 60 miles from a safe haven

Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) R&D vessel
Yacht race team chase boat
Camera platform
Drone launch and control platform
Towed array trials
High speed sensor trials
Military exercise support

Technical Specification

Engines: Twin Caterpillar C7.1 507 HP electronically controlled, common rail marine diesels
Gearboxes: ZF 280-1A 1.483:1 reduction, electrically controlled
Propulsion: France Helices SDS2L surface drives, articulated for steering and drive trim
Propellers: 20.8” Diameter NiBrAl Surface Piercing Type
Trim Systems: Kiekhaefer Electro Hydraulic Trim Tabs, 450 litre bow ballast tank
Hydraulic Systems: Triple redundancy PTO and electro hydraulic
Steering: Powered hydraulic with follow up joysticks
Machinery Controls: Electronic, twin station CAN & PWM
Manoeuvring: 4” electric bowthruster, 4” electric sternthruster
Vessel Control Positions: Two, internal and external
DC Electrical system: Dual 150Ah 24v battery banks, Single 300Ah 12v battery bank, AC-DC Battery Charger
AC Electrical system: 4Kw Lombardini AC Diesel Generator, DC-AC Inverter, AC Shore Supply
Navigation systems: Simrad NSS Evo2 & NSS Evo3, HS60 Satellite Compass
Radar: High RPM, Simrad HALO3 3’ Open Radar Array
Communications: Dual Icom VHF DSC, Wired Intercom System with headsets, AIS Transceiver,
Autpilot: Simrad AP2008 autopilot system with dual FU controls
Camera: Aft facing low light
Domestic systems: Galley with microwave, heads compartment, hot & cold fresh water system, shower, fridge compartment.
Heating: Webasto diesel air heater
Capacity: 4 – 7
Seats: SHOXS Shock Mitigating Seats models: 3200, 6100 and 2700
Accommodation: Sleeps three in two compartments
Fuel Capacity: 2200 litres
Configurable aft deck: 1500 kg
Road transport: Standard 40” flat bed articulated lorry