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Marine Science


Research Vessels

The Faculty of Science at Macquarie University has a number of research vessels available to staff and students. People wishing to use a research vessel should see the boating page. These vessels are also used for undergraduate teaching, allowing students to gain valuable on the water research experience.

Macquarie University staff and students can also utilise the vessels operated by the Sydney Institute of Marine Science.

Pelagica #24195


  • 5.8m Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat
  • 2 x 60hp outboards
  • Survey class 2C
  • 6 persons for general work
  • 5 persons as a dive boat
  • MMSI: 503024640

Operating & safety documentation:

RV Pelagica

Sea Wasp #24167


  • 5.2m Aluminium Boat
  • 80hp + 5hp outboards
  • ons for general work
  • 4 persons as a dive boat

Operating & safety documentation:

RV Sea Wasp