Vessels

Urwin and Company Ltd owns and operates a fleet of 5 vessels registered in Bluff.

 
FV Legacy (crayfish and cod boat)

FV Legacy (crayfish and cod boat)

  • Built by Miller and Tunnage, launched 1995
  • Powered by 280 hp Doosan MD196T
  • 13.38 metre timber vessel, gross tonnage 30
  • 2 crew
  • Potting and drop line fishing in Fishing Management Area 5 and CRA8
  • Average 1-4 days at sea for Blue Cod, Groper;  5-12 days for crayfish
 
FV Nimbus (crayfish and cod boat)

FV Nimbus (crayfish and cod boat)

  • Built by Miller and Tunnage, launched 1977
  • Powered by 280hp Doosan MD196T
  • 14.23 metre timber vessel, gross tonnage 28
  • 2 crew
  • Potting and drop line fishing in Fish Management Area 5 and CRA8
  • Average 1-4 days at sea for Blue Cod, Groper; 5-12 days for crayfish
 
FV Polaris (oyster and trawling vessel)

FV Polaris (oyster and trawling vessel)

  • Built by Q West, Wanganui Boats (NZ) Limited, launched 1982
  • Original power by Gardner, updated in 2003 to 600hp Daewoo
  • 22 metre aluminium vessel, gross tonnage 68
  • 5 crew for oystering and 3 crew for trawl fishing
  • Vessel primarily used for oystering March-August.  At the end of oyster season vessel is transformed and configured to trawl for finfish in Fish Management Areas 3 and 5
  • Day trips for oystering
  • Average 1-3 days at sea for trawl fishing
 
FV Leander  (Trawler)

FV Leander (Trawler)

  • Built by B J Kenton, launched 1970
  • Powered by 280hp Doosan MD196T
  • 15.5 metre timber vessel, gross tonnage 32.74
  • 3 crew
  • Trawling in Fishing Management Area 3 and5
  • Average 1-3 days