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The R/V SHINNECOCK is designated as a Research Vessel by the U. S. Coast Guard and designed for educational and marine research in the bays and estuaries of Eastern Long Island.

The hull is composed of an open platform deck, 34 ft. by 12-1/2 ft., (supported by 3 pontoons) providing a very stable work platform. A small, deck mounted davit is provided for lowering sampling devices.



  • Built: 1975 (Rebuilt 2007)
  • LOA: 34 ft.
  • Beam: 12.5 ft.
  • Deck Height Above Water: 2 ft.
  • Hull: Fiberglass
  • Propulsion: Twin 90 hp four stroke Yamaha
  • Speed: 18 kts.
  • Capacity: 18-20 persons
  • Fuel Capacity: 56 gal.
  • Fuel Consumption: 10 gal./hr. (cruise)



Communications:  VHF Radio


Depth Sounder

Oceanographic: Plankton nets, trawl nets, bottom grabs, DO meter, wash down.

Owner & Operator

Stony Brook University
School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences
Stony Brook Southampton
239 Montauk Highway
Southampton, NY 11968

Visit the Southampton Boat Calendar for the schedules.

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