Dungarvan Bay
Charter Boats
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Avoca Specification & Info

skipperThe Avoca

The vessel, a LOCHIN 33 and former workboat (potter) renowned for its excellent seagoing capabilities is powered by a Volvo penta TAMD 70E outputting 308hp and a cruising speed of 11 knots.The engine had a full rebuild in the winter 2012/13.

The vessel currently holds a Department of Transpost P5 Licence accommodating 12 passengers.

The name of the vessel 'the Avoca' mirrors that of local WW1 ship wreck, the SS Avoca( or 'outer glass wreck' as commonly referred to by the local diving fraternity).
This WW1 wreck is one of over 20 large wrecks lying within 14 mile radius of Helvick Head.