Vessel Information

We operate two Coastguard Rescue Vessels (CRV's) with our primary vessel Spirit of Wellington and our secondary Phoenix Rescue. Spirit also has another role to play as the secondary pilot boat for Centre Port.

Wellington CRV Spirit Resized Wellington CRV Phoenix Resized 
Wellington CRV - "Spirit of Wellington" Wellington CRV - "Phoenix Rescue"
  • Length: 12.6m
  • Displacement: 6 tonnes
  • Engines: 2 x Suzuki 223kw (300 hp) 4 stroke outboards
  • Top speed:  approx. 35 knots
  • Fuel capacity:  1100 litres
  • Minimum crew: 4
  • Built by: Naiad (NZ) Ltd Picton
  • Launched: August 1997
  • Length: 6.8m
  • Displacement: 3 tonnes
  • Engines: 2 x Yamaha 85kw (115hp) 4 stroke outboards
  • Top speed:  approx. 35 knots
  • Fuel capacity:  600 litres
  • Minimum crew: 3
  • Built by: Naiad (NZ) Ltd Picton
  • Launched:  2002

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