The R/V Caleta is a 9 meter aluminum research vessel built in 1991 by Winninghoff Boats Inc. (Rowley, MA). Caleta is designed for near shore (up to 20 miles) and estuarine research. This vessel may be adapted to a wide range of scientific needs such as trawling, benthic sampling, SCUBA diving, seismic profiling, coring and etc.
|LOA:||29 ft 6 in (plus 2 ft overhang at open transom)|
|Max beam:||11 ft|
|Working deck:||13' 2" x 9'|
|Draft (I/O down):||2' 9" (+/-)|
Powered by a single ADQ41B diesel engine to a DuoProp outdrive. This gives Caleta a top speed of 14-18 kts (load displacement), with a fuel consumption of 2-4 gph.
Main cabin has one portable 6' lab bench on port side and a fixed 3' bench aft to port. Cabin forward provides 4 work benches or bunks and a sink.
Caleta is an uninspected vessel. It is under 300 gross tons and does not carry passengers for hire.