R/V Caleta

caleta sandy hook project 

R/V CALETA is a 30 ft. (9 meter) aluminum vessel built in 1991 by Winninghoff Boats Inc., Rowley, MA. The R/V CALETA is designed for near shore (up to 15 nm) and estuarine operations. The vessel is adaptable to a wide range of scientific needs such as trawling, benthic sampling, SCUBA diving, seismic profiling, coring as well as a host of other interests and needs. The vessel is powered by a single Volvo TAMD 41 P diesel engine and DuoProp out drive. R/V CALETA’s deck gear consist of an A-frame rated at 1000 lbs. and a hydraulic winch with capstan rated at 1500 lbs. lift. capacity. A mast and boom is available with a lift capacity of 500 lbs.

LOA: 30 ft. (2 ft. overhang at open transom)  LWL: 26 ft. 
Max Beam: 11 ft.  Working deck: 13 x 9 ft. 
Draft (I/O down): 3 ft.  Displacement: 9300 lbs. 
Fuel: 150 gal 
Garmin 172C Plotter  Sitex Amber Depth Sounder 
Furuno 1830 radar  ICOM VHF Marine Radio 
Robertson Autopilot 
1 six person coastal liferaft  Cold water immersion suits 
Life jackets   Orange life ring 
ARC Class B Satellite E.P.I.R.B. 


caleta working in barnegat bayFOR AVAILABILITY AND CHARTER FEES:
Chip Haldeman, DMCS Captain
phone: 848-932-3295; email: