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The Boats

All weather lifeboat on exercise, 2005

All-weather lifeboat on exercise, 2005MP

Mersey Class All Weather Lifeboat No. 12-003
Doris M Mann of Ampthill

Length
11.77m (38'7")
Beam
4m (13')
Range
140 nautical miles
Speed
16 knots
Displacement
14 tonnes
Construction
Aluminium
Crew
6
Joined station
1990

Peter 
Wilcox off Wells beach, August 2016

Inshore lifeboat D-797 off Wells beach, August 2016

IB1 D-Class Inshore Lifeboat No. D-797
Peter Wilcox

Length
4.95m (16'3")
Beam
2m (6'7")
Endurance
3 hours at top speed
Speed
25 knots
Displacement
338Kg
Engine
Mariner 50hp 2-stroke outboard
Construction
Hypalon coated polyester / FRC
Crew
3 or 4
Joined station
2016

Exercise Launches

Our next scheduled exercise launches are shown below. You are welcome to come and watch the lifeboats launch on the beach at the front of the lifeboat house... but please ensure you keep well to one side and that children are supervised. Exercises may be cancelled or rescheduled at short notice due to operational reasons.

Sunday 12th March 09:00

Sunday 26th March 09:00
(low water launch and recovery
on Holkham beach)

Monday 10th April 17:00

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