Built in 2014 by Catapult Catamarans Echo Explorer is Sonardyne’s newest vessel. She is a 12m fast cat powered by 2 x Iveco 420 engines. Echo Explorer has a range of 160 nm@ 16kts.
Sound Surveyor was built in 2007 by Blue Water Boats. She is a 12m fast cat powered by 2 x Volvo Penta 460 engines. Sound Surveyor has a range of 150 nm@ 16kts.
Val B is an 11m Blyth catamaran which has been converted into a static floating classroom for real-time, in-water testing.
Sonardyne RIB is a 7mtr Tornado rigid inflatable boat powered by an 80hp Mercury motor.
The Seaeye Falcon is lightweight and portable. It’s 300 metre depth rating and 14kg payload and hi-res camera makes it great for deploying and inspecting instruments on the sea floor.
Below, you can see Sound Surveyor and our crew in action with students from the Marine Learning Alliance, testing a range of marine technologies