Research Vessel Virtual Tour - Plymouth Quest
The Plymouth Quest is able to operate in coastal and offshore regions and is able to spend up to 5 days at sea. It is equipped with facilities for collecting a wide range of biological, chemical and physical measurements and boasts a suite of underway sensors for autonomous measurements.
Length: 21.5m, draught: 3.02m
Maritime and Coastguard Agency Category 2 workboat, able to operate up to 60 miles from a safe haven
Capacity of 12 passengers plus crew during the day or 6 overnight berths
Equipped with trawl and sweeping winches, an A frame, net drum, 10 tonne hydraulic crane and hydraulic stern gate
How to use this resource
To provide insights into the operations on board a research vessel.
To prepare students for going on a research vessel.