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B47 Ocean Challenge

The B47 Ocean Challenge: A Commitment to Shetland’s Fishing Future

Mooney Boats Ltd. is proud to introduce the B47 Ocean Challenge, a state-of-the-art whitefish trawler built for skipper Leslie Hughson. This new vessel is a significant boost for the small community of Out Skerries in Shetland.

B47 Ocean Challenge

Vessel Specifications
Year Built2020
Yard NoB47
Length overall28.60m
Cruising Speed10 Knots
Number of crew8
Main EnginesABC 6DZC
GearboxHeimdal Marine Gear HG600S 3PTOF Marine Gearbox
Stern GearConventional shaft drive
Hull MaterialSociety Approved Grade A Steel
FlagMarine Coastguard Agency
Classification SocietyBureau Veritas

A Symbol of Community

The arrival of the Ocean Challenge joins the Renown and Sharyn Louise, further strengthening the fishing community in Out Skerries. This vessel signifies hope and resilience for the island’s future.

Designed for Efficiency

By prioritizing performance, the Ocean Challenge empowers the Hughson family to maximize their catch and profitability while minimizing downtime and operating costs. This investment in performance signifies their dedication to remaining competitive and successful in the fishing industry.