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How fast does the Ady Gil go?

The Ady Gil listed for more than 24 hours before it sank, six weeks into its first mission as an anti-whaling boat. Bethune estimates it was worth about $2 million. It was not insured.

How fast does the Ady Gil go?

32 knots
MY Ady Gil

History
Draught 4 ft (1.2 m)
Propulsion 2 × 400 kW (540 hp) Cummins Mercruiser Gearboxes: ZF 305A (single speed)
Speed Claimed Top Speed: 32 knots (59.3 km/h)
Range 12,000 nautical miles (22,224 km) from 12,000 litres (2,640 imp gal) of fuel capacity

How much did the Ady Gil cost?

The Ady Gil listed for more than 24 hours before it sank, six weeks into its first mission as an anti-whaling boat. Bethune estimates it was worth about $2 million. It was not insured.

Who made the Ady Gil?

The Ady Gil was owned by Ady Gil and skippered by Peter Bethune. Ady Gil bought the vessel from Bethune and hired him to be the skipper of the vessel. Pete Bethune selected his own crew. They were not Sea Shepherd crew except for one Sea Shepherd member on board as a liaison.

Why did Whale Wars stop?

Ultimately, the show’s entire production process was canned after the injunction was sent, so they’d have to go back to the drawing board in terms of the best way to shoot Whale Wars, which just wasn’t financially viable.

Where is Pete Bethune now?

Earthrace Conservation. Bethune founded his own conservation organisation in 2011, Earthrace Conservation. and he assists government agencies with illegal fishing, wildlife poaching and other environmental crimes.

Where is the Steve Irwin ship?

With victory over the Japanese fleet complete, it was time to retire the Steve Irwin. But fortunately, thanks to the non-profit organization Ship4Good, the Steve Irwin will live on as a Sea Shepherd museum and education and event vessel in Williamstown, Victoria, Australia.

Why did Paul Watson step down?

In 2012 Watson stepped down as head of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society following a U.S. court injunction that barred him and the organization from being near certain Japanese whaling vessels. For several years he lived in France, which granted him asylum.

What is the MY Ady Gil?

The MY Ady Gil (formerly Earthrace) was a high speed trimaran designed to circumnavigate the world in record time. It was acquired by Sea Shepherd in 2009 and participated in Operation Waltzing Matilda.

What happened to the Ady Gil 2010?

On 6 January 2010, the vessel was involved in a collision at sea with the Japanese vessel Shōnan Maru 2, which was engaged in security and support for the whaling fleet. One Ady Gil crew member, a New Zealand cameraman, sustained six broken ribs.

What happened to the Sea Shepherd Ady Gil?

The MY Ady Gil (formerly Earthrace) was a high speed trimaran designed to circumnavigate the world in record time. It was acquired by Sea Shepherd in 2009 and participated in Operation Waltzing Matilda. On January 6, 2010, it collided (was rammed by) the Japanese security ship Shonan Maru No. 2, losing its nose and sinking the next day.

Did the Shōnan Maru 2 steer into the Ady Gil?

In a statement released by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Chuck Swift, who witnessed the incident from his ship, the Bob Barker, claimed that both vessels were stationary in the water when the Shōnan Maru 2 “started up and then steered deliberately into the Ady Gil “.