Atlantic 85 “Richard & Elizabeth Deaves”
The Atlantic 85 is a rigid inflatable lifeboat, introduced in the latter half of 2005 as the latest development of the B class. It has a manually operated self-righting mechanism gear. The Atlantic 85 is fitted with radar and VHF direction finding equipment.
|Length:||8.5m||Range:||3 hours at max. speed|
|Beam:||2.8m||Crew:||3 or 4|
|Displacement:||1.8 tonnes(no crew)||Construction:||Fibre Reinforced Composite (FRC) hull with inflatable sponsons|
D Class (IB1)“Christine”
The D class is ideal for rescues close to shore where larger lifeboats cannot operate. It can be righted manually by the crew after a capsize. Identifying features include a single 50hp outboard engine, operational number on side tube and it is orange in colour.
|Length:||4.9m||Range:||3 hours at max. speed|
|Displacement:||338Kg||Construction:||Nylon coated with Hypalon|