US Barracuda SV125 S.A.R. tests with extreme seas – VIDEO

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Photo by: Safehaven Marine

Safehaven Marine’s extreme boats once again put on a show in the midst of stormy seas. After the Thunderchild II, the boat born to shatter records in the ocean here is the Barracuda SV125 S.A.R. from Safehaven Marine.

Barracuda SV125 S.A.R. – Safehaven Marine

Below you will see video of the newly launched 12.5 m Barracuda SV during its sea trials in bad weather conditions, with some footage from the Arial drone, as it traverses a sea in really challenging conditions.

This is not just any boat; it is an S.A.R. craft, which stands for Search and Rescue and will be used by the U.S. Coast Guard for search and patrol operations.

Built for ‘Future Defense’ in the United States, it was designed for search and rescue and coastal patrol tasks. It is completely self-righting, able to right itself should it be toppled by a large breaker and suitable for operating (truly) in all weather conditions. To propel pair of Caterpillar C8.7 650hp engines, two-speed ZF gearboxes with France Helices surface propellers. It has a maximum speed of 43 knots.

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Barracuda SV125 S.A.R can comfortably accommodate a crew of four on ‘SHOXS’ seats and two passengers. Accommodation on board is provided in the forward accommodation with two bunks, dinette seating, a full galley with separate heads and electrical compartments. It is equipped with a very comprehensive set of Garmin navigation and communication tools. An integral aft platform allows diving operations from a spacious aft deck. Side decks are designed to facilitate boarding along the ship.

The vessel combines all-weather operational equipment, high-speed capabilities, and long endurance, with a range of more than 500 nm.

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