SARA Lifeboat 3

SARA 3 'Swift & Bold'

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SARA 3 is based at Beachley but is transportable by road, in order to be launched from other slipways.

She is utilised at Beachley when the tide is low, or it is necessary to get in close to the shore, mud or very shallow water.

Primary Roles

SARA 3 Overview

Delta 4.9 mtr Rigid Inflatable (RIB)
Custom- X-Range Fast Rescue Craft
Crew 2 – 4
Max Speed Approx 30 Knots
Search Duration Approx 4 hours
Cost £32,000 (2011)

On-board Equipment

Engines 40hp Mariner Marathon
Fuel 50 Litres unleaded petrol
Comms 2x ICOM Marine VHF
Navigation GPS Tracker System + Handheld

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