"Around Rugged Rockall the Ragged Rascals Ran".
~ Mike Townshend
Powerplant & Steering
Propulsion is provided by a 1750 hp V12 8.45 gal twin turbocharged Caterpillar engine combined with a Rolls Royce Kamewa water jet. Stability is maintained by Mercury K-Plane trim tabs.
Chief Engineer Ed Gilliver, Managing Partner of Mechanical Services Ltd based in Portland, Dorset accepted the challenge of looking after all machinery onboard Maryslim. After various inspections at sea and upon completion of the run at Portland Marina, Ed said: "The engine did not miss a beat, it's an amazing piece of kit".