Always Friday Research Boat

The Always Friday is a small Research Vessel serving the upper Lynn Canal communities of Skagway, Haines and Juneau.

Operations include but are not limited to:

  • Hydrographic Surveys
  • Geophysical Surveys
  • Cable and Pipeline Route Surveys
  • Hazard Surveys
  • EBS Surveys (Environmental Baseline Surveys)
  • Oceanographic Research
  • Marine Mammal Research
  • Multi-beam Surveys
  • Gear Transport
  • Remote landings ashore
  • Water Sampling
  • Transport of Work Parties
Boat Description & Amenities
  • 24ft. Aluminum Pacific Skiff
  • 250HP YAMAHA 35knt Cruising Speed
  • 9.9 Electric Start Yamaha Kicker
  • Lots of Deck Space with Scuppers
  • In deck lash down points
  • 250 mile range
  • Wraparound Rubber Fender
  • Davit & Snatch Block
  • Electric Hauler
  • Plotter
  • Two Marine Radios
  • Depth Finder
  • Deck lights
  • Diving Ladder
  • 10 Persons = 1400lbs Max
  • 4000lbs, Persons, Motor, & Gear
  • Downriggers for fishing or deep water samples