The Mangalui carries 5000 litres of diesel.She is powered by a Nissan Diesel V8 270hp for its main propulsion.
Generators are running 24 hours a day to keep all equipment up and running, we are using Perkins Seagens 27 KVA x 2 units and another Perkins generator of 20 KVA as a backup. Our big high torque slow revolving anchor winch is run by a three phase electric motor. Other three phase items on board include our dive compressor.
Our reverse osmosis Water maker keeps us supplied for as long as we want to stay out there.
Our super stable purpose built surf taxi dingy has 25hp with a spare engine up on deck ready to go.
The drive compressor in the lazarette is run by a three phase electric motor allowing quick tank refills for any qualified scuba divers that are keen to have a look at the tropical reefs below. BCD jackets, regulators, weight belts and other dive/snorkelling equipment are provided. About one dozen mask, snorkel, fin sets and for those qualified scuba divers we have scuba tanks x 4 with full diving sets x 2 (BCD, regulator, weight belt). Mangalui’s fishing equipment is top of the range with four good game rods fitted with Shimano TLD 25 reels, heap of rapala and skirt lures, two spinning setups with plenty of poppers to get into the shallows, plenty of bottom fishing tackle, Sea Hornett spear guns 4’6” x 3 and 5’6” x 1.
To be sure we always have full communications while at sea we have 2 satellite telephones in service – which gives us internet facilities also. These are all available to you onboard (at an extra cost) meaning you can keep in touch with your family, friends and business while on your surf trip.
Safety and communication: Mangalui is equipped with the following safety and communication requirements to ensure your maximum surf time, wellbeing and home interests are OK while you are on holidays.
• Satellite telephone x 2
• Email facilities
• Icom M710 HF radio with automatic tuner
• VHF Radio x 2
• Satellite/digital Radio receiver
• GPS – Furuno
• GPS – Garmin x 2
• GPS – Garmin E-trek (hand held)
• Depthsounder – Matrix 20 x 2
• First Aid Kit (SOS emergency standard)
• Life Rafts (10 man) x 2
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