Technical Specs

Boat Builder: Piper Boats

Place of Construction: Stoke on Trent, UK

Year of Construction: 2006

Boat Model: Piper 55

Hull Identification Number: GB-PBB55915F506

RCD Design Category: C (inshore)

Overall Length of Hull: 16.77m (55ft)

Beam: 3.82m

Maximum Draft (laden): 0.70m

Air Draft: 2.80m

Engine Type: Perkins Sabre M135

Engine Power: 135HP

Type of Gearbox: PRM 500D2

Shaft Diameter: 40mm

Propeller Type: 21" x 15" 4-bladed, Right-hand, Vetus C44814

Steering: Hydraulic (with emergency tiller)

Weight (fully laden): 24.6 tonne

Fuel Tank: 1500L

Water Tank: 2000L

Black/Grey Holding Tank: 1500L

Bilge Pumps:120L/min electric pump, with manual backup pump

Bowthruster: Vetus 130kgf, 24V

Electrical Systems: 230v AC and 12v DC

Batteries: 10x110AH (service 24v), 2x110AH (engine 24v), 2x160AH (bowthruster 24v), 1x85AH (generator 12v)

Alternator: 170amp

Generator: Mastervolt WhisperGen 6kva

Inverter: Mastervolt Mass Comi 2000W

Heating: Diesel heating boiler and electric immersion heater in calorifier

Isolator: Galvanic Isolation Transformer

Oven and Hob: LGP Gas Bottles in outdoor locker with low-level draining vents

Toilet: Macerator pump into holding tank; output pump to shore sanitary station