The ‘Rix Cheetah’ design features the latest high-efficiency hull form developed by the Alicat design department.
The Rix Cheetah has a specially designed bow fender arrangement with a knuckle to improve docking performance and reduce the step distance between the vessel and the Transition Piece. The fender material has been custom made for the vessel by Seasight Offshore and has proven to give excellent grip when pushing up against the Transition Pieces in significant wave heights of 1.5 – 2.0m.
Cargo of up to a maximum payload of 7 T on the Foredeck and with full lashing points available for cargo securing. A 10ft container is able to be carried.
The vessel is provided with full safety equipment exceeding Flag standards, including the fitting of EBIRBS, SARTS, and M.O.B. rescue systems. A G-Comm M.O.B. locating system is fitted as standard.
Individual crew and passenger seating is provided benefiting from full air suspension seats, seatbelts and headrests for maximum safety. The accommodation and bridge are fully air-conditioned with all decks fitted with noise deadening materials to reduce noise levels to a minimum to provide a comfortable transfer environment.
The vessel is provided with a ‘wet’ changing room with lockers, WC and shower, along with a galley in the main passenger area. There is an office area for meetings and presentations available.
The vessel has a flat-screen TV with a DVD player and satellite TV receiver, and a full satellite Wi-Fi link is available for passengers to use.
The vessel is equipped with a Fuel Transfer system, and it is possible to fit an additional 5,800Lt of tank capacity to the vessel for additional endurance or for bunkering duties. A High-Pressure Washer is fitted for use at the bow.
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