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Product code: 00210008

Narwhal SOLAS FRB-700 Fast Rescue Boat

 A SOLAS certified, semi-rigid boat designed for offshore rescue operations, including single point hoisting system and self-righting system

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The FRB-700 rigid inflatable fast rescue boat is designed for rescue operations on the high seas and is SOLAS certified. The deck layout is designed for 3 crew members, with two jockey seats, a fanny pack for the pilot, a leaning post for the pilot, and a stretcher.

The deck is made of a reinforced fibreglass board and treated with a non-slip and fireproof coating. It is equipped with a 220HP Yanmar inboard diesel engine and a Hamilton Water Jet propulsion system. Fuel is supplied via a 200L under deck fuel tank, which allows for an average endurance of 4 hours and maximum speed of 32 Kn. The A Frame located at the rear incorporates a self-righting system, a radar reflector, a life buoy and navigation lights.

  • Wide steering console protects the pilot from wind and spray, with enough space for the installation of state-of-the-art electronic equipment and engine room.
  • Quick release firing hook installed.
  • Single point hoisting system with a Henriksen quick release mechanism allows for a swift and stable deployment and retrieval.
  • Arc of lights located aft, has installed an inflatable self-righting system, the radar antenna, reflector, lifebuoys and navigation lights.
  • ‘V’ shape hull allows a good wave pass and easy manoeuvring in turns, with a reinforced frame and floor system, which provide more resistance and durability.
  • Transom has a built-in hatch, which facilitates visual checks of the turbine, as well as bilge pumps for self-draining of the hull.

FRB-700 main uses

  • Search & rescue operations with visual and electronic aids
  • Patrol & surveillance
  • Helicopter lookout on rescue operations
  • Fast sea rescue
  • Grouping and towing of liferafts
  • Emergency interventions
Narwhal SOLAS FRB-700
Overall length 698cm
Inside length 554cm
Beam overall 277cm
Inner beam 160cm
Height 160cm
Tube diameter 59cm
Tube chambers 6
Engine Yanmar 4LV-230 (SOLAS)
Propulsion Hamilton HJ213 water jet
Maximum speed 32 knots
Fuel tank capacity 200L
Consumption 46.50L/H
Engine endurance 4 hours
PAX capacity 7 PAX (including crew) + 1 (stretcher)
Lightship weight 1.656kg
Max. authorised load 890kg
Load displacement 2.546kg
Designation SOLAS Rigid Inflated Fast Rescue Boat
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