RV Apollo


Owner Australian Institute of Marine Science
Builder Pro Marine, Seaford, Victoria, Australia
Year built 2005
Hull Aluminium
Length 8.40 metres
Beam 2.88 metres
Draft 1.45 metres
Displacement 3.5 tonnes
Main engine 2 x Yamaha 250hp (183.9kw),  XCA & LFZ XCA counter rotating 
Fuel capacity 400 litres
Water capacity 60 litres
Service speed 25 - 28 knots
Range 180 nautical miles
Survey capacity 6 people
Instrumentation Lowrance GPS/Plotter/Sounder SideScan, Icom HF,   GME VHF DSC, Auto Pilot, AIS receiver, Deck hose and aquarium pump
Usage Suitable for fast access to inshore reefs and islands for diving and small equipment deployment and recovery. Trailerable and marine toilet with holding tank fitted.