Closed Valentijn 2000 class
The Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) concept is appreciated more and more all over the world and their purpose and tasks have been significantly extended. HABBEKÉ SHIPYARD has further developed the VALENTIJN class RIB into a multipurpose vessel for evacuation, ambulance vessel, inspection vessel and crew or pilot tender.
The largest development is the closed wheel house that makes the vessel more comfortable and provides more shelter. The vessel has 14 seats and 2 stretchers. It’s a category A vessel and self-righting that makes it an “all weather boat”.
Used as rescue vessel by the CITRO at Curacao (link http://citro.org/ )
These vessels are built according to the standards and rules of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS X A1 HSC.AMS).
Length overall 12.00m
Length of hull 10.96m
Maximum Beam (over the tubes) 4.10m
Beam (hull) 3.52m
Fuel capacity 1400L
Performance Max. 38 knots
Action radius (full power) 7 hours
Material Aluminium H321 alustar
Engines 2x Volvo-Penta D6-435 Solas, 320KW(435HP)
Reduction 2x Twin Disk MG 5050SC (red. 1.71:1)
Waterjets 2x Hamilton HJ322
Generator Vetus 6.5 KVA
Airco Mave, 5kw, 17.000 BTU
Launch Method Carriage/afloat