Lionheart is a 5.7metre Humber Ocean Pro RIB, powered by a 90hp 2 stroke Mariner engine allowing a top speed of 34 knots. Lionheart is equiped with two VHS radios complete with MMSI number and the latest second generation GPS,complete with AIS overlay and transponder. On service May 2012 -
Our boat is equipped with modern search and rescue equipment which includes a G.P.S. with chart plotter, 2 V.H.F. Marine radios and vital life saving equipment inc. first aid equipment and Oxygen administration which we have recently been trained and certificated for.
Crewed by volunteers who receive no payments, we are on call 24/7 and are a declared facility who answer directly to the M.C.A (H.M. Coastguard), via a paging system.