Scientific winches

RRS Sir David Attenborough

A new polar research ship for Britain

The ship will feature enhanced science winching capability for the flexible and reliable deployment and retrieval of scientific equipment such as remotely operated vehicles and autonomous underwater vehicles.

  • 5t standard CTD Winch (2 m/s)
  • 5t clean CTD Winch
  • 20t general purpose trawl/towing winch
  • 30t coring winch
  • 20t coring / deep tow winch
  • 1t hydrographic winch
  • 5t biological winch
  • 2t multi-purpose winch
  • 1t portable winch