The Nelson 40 is available with the resilient mounted 4-person wheelhouse as shown above or the fixed 6-8 person wheelhouse as shown on the drawing below. Various engines are available to customers choice to provide operating speeds up to 24 knots. The craft is equally adaptable for other workboat roles including police, customs and fishery patrol.
Seaward are able to offer very cost effective pilot and work boats in the current size range of 23, 25, 29, 35, 40 & 42 feet.
Included in the list of notable customers who have purchased Seaward built work boats are: Trinity House, Forth Pilots, Milford Haven Conservancy Board, Island of Jethou, British Petroleum, Hampshire Police, Guernsey Pilots, St John Ambulance and Rescue Service (Guernsey), Fredericia Pilots (Denmark), Tenerife Pilots (Santa Cruz) and La Reunion Island Pilots (Indian Ocean).