Photo: Colin Watson
Peter V' is an 'Atlantic 85'.
The 'Atlantic 85' is a
rigid inflatable lifeboat.
The '85' was introduced
by the RNLI in the latter half of 2005 and is a
replacement for the 'Atlantic 75' lifeboat.
It has a manually operated
It is capable of being
beached in an emergency without sustaining damage
to engines or steering gear.
It is fitted with GPS,
radar and VHF direction finding equipment and can
be operated safely in daylight in a force 6/7 and
at night in a force 5/6.
|Range At full speed
||Carbon fibre and foam core laminate
||Carriage, davit or afloat
on how to visit our Lifeboat Station and see 'Blue
Peter V' please click here