Six main vessels, ranging from 17 to 45 ft, support the research and academic programs.
All vessels are located in Brewers Bay (with the exception of the Blue Runner which
is located on St. Croix) just steps away from the MMSC building. Vessels can also
be stationed, in the short-term, on St. John or St. Croix with permission from CMES
director and dive/vessel supervisor.
Please be sure to fill out a FLOAT PLAN on LAB ARCHIVES prior to any boat use.
Vessels and Vehicles
The hull is of hand laid-up solid fiber glass construction with fiberglass encapsulated solid wood stringers. Power is provided by a 2011 380hp Yanmar diesel engine. On board equipment includes GPS navigation, electronic chart plotter, depth sounder, VHF radio. A hydraulic trap hauler is mounted on the starboard side just aft of the cabin.
Depth Perception (Pro Kat)
CMES Hompage Facilities and Support Boat and Lab Fee Schedule
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Center for Marine and Environmental Studies
University of the Virgin Islands
#2 John Brewers Bay
St. Thomas, USVI 00802