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Motor vessel - Jane 'R'

A converted traditional scottish herring drifter, proven to be one of the most seaworthy crafts afloat, the Jane 'R' has been specially chosen to give you the utmost comfort and safety.

Her powerful engine and heavy displacement hull allows her to tackle most sea condition. At 22 metres she is one of the larger vessels offering a stable and spacious diving platform and long-range capability.


SAFETY is the biggest concern for everyone on a boat and the Jane 'R' more than lives up to expectations and requirements in that department.

She has a Code of Practice (Category 2) for 12 passengers and 3 crew, is fitted with all the latest safety equipment and adheres to international safety regulations.

Additional equipment in the form of Therapeutic Oxygen is carried in case of decompression illness and also carried on board is a wide variety of safety equipment including flares; fire extinguishers; VHF radios; liferaft; and inflatables.

Jane 'R' is also equipped with emergency pumps, escape hatches, harnesses and life jackets.


Accommodation spacious with twelve berths in six large cabins - single and double berths available some of which are fitted with washbasins.

There is also central heating, showers, toilets, two baths.  Three cooked meals per day with tea and snacks served and vegetarians can be catered for with advance notice.


A large saloon with comfortable easy seating is situated behind the galley where you can enjoy eating or just watch the scenery glide by.

Around the stern, a large shelter-deck, provides cover from the elements while the open fore-deck has generous space for extra equipment associated with tech diving or just sunbathing.

A large bottle bench has kit bins and space for everyone and a main engine-driven compressor and bank system, with long whip, makes bottle filling quiet and efficient.

Nitrox and Helium are available, with O2 clean bottles and weights included in all charters. As divers we recognise the benefits of Nitrox and O2 is available for suitably qualified divers wanting to maximise their dives. When using a suitable computer, you really do see and dive the difference.