RODMAN DELIVERS ITS NEW RODMAN 66, A 22 METER PATROL BOAT, TO THE MARITIME SERVICE OF THE SPANISH CIVIL GUARD
- Named “Río Irati”, the new Rodman 66 is an all-weather patrol boat, specially designed to carry out patrol missions, anti-illegal immigration tasks, and protection of the marine environment, surveillance and anti-drug trafficking activities, as well as other specific duties of the Spanish Civil Guard.
- Its construction has been a new achievement for the Shipyard, combining an aluminium hull and deck with a GRP superstructure.
Rodman Polyships S.A.U., a Rodman Group shipyard specialised in the building of all types of GRP (Glass Fibre Reinforced Polyester) boats, has delivered a new professional boat to the Maritime Service of the Spanish Civil Guard. She is the new Rodman 66, a monohull, cabin type construction, with an aluminium hull and deck and a superstructure in glass fibre reinforced polyester (GRP) using hybrid multi-axial materials of aramid and E-glass and other synthetic and mineral fibres.
The new Rodman 66 is an all-weather patrol boat, specially designed to carry out patrol missions, anti-illegal immigration tasks, and protection of the marine environment, surveillance, and anti-drug trafficking activities, as well as other specific duties of the Spanish Civil Guard.
New Rodman 66 patrol boat, main features:
With an overall length of 22 metres and a top speed of almost 44 knots in acceptance conditions, and 46 knots of top speed reached, she has been created by the shipyard’s design, technical and engineering teams, perfectly combining high performance, reliability, building quality and seaworthiness.
The propulsion consists of two MAN engines of 1,400 HP each and two Hamilton Waterjets.
The boat can accommodate a maximum of 5 crew members, with two cabins. The accommodation is complete with galley, dining room, living area and complete toilet.
Providing a range of more than 800 nautical miles, the new Rodman 66 offers great versatility in surveillance and intervention operations.
Completing the equipment of the Rodman 66 patrol boat, we highlight a 5.5 m. Neuvisa Tarpón Pro AD-55, tender and a deck crane for boat services.
This new model has been developed to meet the specific needs of the Owner, in addition to the various technical and construction quality requirements of Rodman’s standard, optimising the safety and comfort of the crew and people on board.
The construction of this new patrol boat model consolidates Rodman’s position as one of the world leaders in the construction of professional crafts.
All the professional and leisure boats and vessels built by the Shipyard are widely recognised and highly valued by the most demanding Owners, as well as by Organisations and Governmental administrations all over the world.