Details of the "Risico"
This is where the anchor chain (about 25 metres) is stowed. The compartment, with a watertight bulkhead, is accessible
through a hatch in front of the anchor winch.
This cabin is furnished with a couch, a small table and a galley with a gas stove and water tap. It also has drawers
for storing kitchen hardware and food and drink.
Daylight enters through a skylight, two deck-glasses and two portholes.
Stairs lead to the wheelhouse.
Here you find the steering wheel, a switch-board for the navigation lights and the engine controls. VHF radio, depth-finder and GPS are
part of the equipment. Whistle and search-light are operated from here.
This is the biggest compartment in almost every tugboat. It houses:
- Main engine
- 2 Fuel tanks (1000 litre each)
- Diesel generator (5kVA/230V)
- Batteries (2x12V, 200Ah) for starting the Scania and to power the onboard electricity net.
- Central heating system.
- A watertank holding 300 ltr drinking water
This is the master bedroom. The bed measures 2.40x1.50 meters. There is a wash-basin and a toilet.
A compartment, with a watertight bulkhead, used to stow ropes, paint, fenders etc.