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Saving Lives at Sea on the Hibiscus Coast and Hauraki Gulf
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Our Vessels

The Hibiscus Coast has the benefit of having two Coastguard Rescue Vessels operating on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula. To the south of the peninsula at Gulf Harbour Marina, Hibiscus Rescue 1 is berthed and to the North, Hibiscus Rescue 2 is housed at the Coastguard boatshed at Stanmore Bay.

HIB1
Hibiscus Rescue 1

9.5m Naiad Coastguard Rescue Vessel

  • Hull: 5 mm Aluminium
  • Length: 9.5 metres
  • Beam: 3.1 metres
  • Weight: 4700kg fully fuelled and crewed
  • Power: 2 x 300Hp Yamaha 4 Stroke
  • Cruising speed: 30 Knots
  • Max Speed: 43 Knots
  • Minimum Crew : 4
  • Radar : Dual Range HD Raymarine
  • Sounder: Twin Independent Depth sounders
  • Comms: 2 × VHF; 1 × UHF, Cellphone
  • Digital Engine instrumentation
  • Fuel Capacity: 650 litres; Range : 240 Nautical Miles
  • Fuel Consumption at Full speed: 182 Litres per hour
  • Electronics : 2 x Raymarine 14 inch Touch screen Plotters
  • Electronics : FLIR Marine Thermal Imaging/Infra Red Camera with Axiom Display
HIB2
Hibiscus Rescue 2

7.7m Sealegs Coastguard Rescue Vessel

  • Hull: 5 mm aluminium
  • Length: 7.7 metres
  • Beam: 2.61 metres
  • Weight: 1,600 Kg fully fuelled
  • Power: Yamaha 200 HP four stroke
  • Cruising speed: 25 Knots
  • Max speed: 36 Knots
  • Minimum crew: 2
  • Fuel capacity: 180 litres; range: 150 nautical miles
  • Electronics: 1 × Raymarine 12-inch touch screen plotter, 1 × 7-inch Raymarine plotter/multifunction display
  • Radar: Dual Range HD Raymarine
  • Sounder: Twin independent depth sounders
  • Comms: 2 × VHF
  • Digital engine instrumentation