She is a Haize Hegoa type patrol boat used by French Customs service, Haize Hegoa means Southern wind in Basque language.
She was built in 1997 by Couach Yard in Arcachon and is 28.7m long with a 6.41m beam and 1.6m draught.
GT = 75T.
Top speed is 28 Knots and she has a range of 500nm.
In 2007 she moved from Lezardrieux to St.Malo replacing fellow customs boat Noroit (DF 12) which was redeployed to Corsica.
Complement is 8 personnel.