Completed Boats Noronya


New 18.5m Crabber

Client: Ronnie Norquoy of Celtic Dawn Fishing Ltd

Started: January 2008

Completed: August 2008

Main Dimensions

Length Overall: 18.50 metres

Length Register: 16.49 metres

Breadth Moulded: 06.40 metres

Depth Moulded: 03.70 metres

Fuel Capacity (approx): 10,000 litres

Fresh Water Capacity: 4,000 litres

Ice Locker Capacity: N/A

Boat Description

The boat is to be a steel hulled motor fishing vessel, of double chine, transom stern, bulbous bow, soft nose stem and with full length shelter, arranged for static gear creel fishing, fitted with a vivier tank and manned by a crew of 7 men.

Below deck is to be subdivided by three watertight bulkheads into:- Aft accommodation cabins with steering gear. Vivier and fuel tanks with galley, washroom and bait lockers over engine room and forepeak.

The main deck is to have:- Steel deckhouse to starboard, for: toilet, oilskins and stairs. Galley and accommodation escape trunks to port. Focsle store with CO2 locker. Forward engine room access and exhausts. Pot hauling position at starboard, forward. Main pot shooting door in transom bulwark. Shooting tables at starboard opening and at stern.

Shelter is to be non-weathertight, aluminium, and have a hatch over pot hauling area. Aluminium, aft wheelhouse, and fore mast on shelter.

Sea Trials

Wheel House

Wheel House




Toilet and Utility Room

Engine Room

Engine Room

Crab Handling Area

Launch Day

Launch Day