Vanguard Marine, which produces RIBs in accordance to ISO 6185 from 3 metres to 12 metres and is ISO9001:2008 Quality System Certified by Lloyds Quality Assurance will be launching their new SOLAS 420 Rescue RIB at Seawork International 2017.

SOLAS 420 Rescue RIB

Vanguard's SOLAS 420 Rescue RIB

The SOLAS 420 Rescue Boat RIB has MED B and D Certification from Lloyds Register under the Marine Equipment Directive (MED 96/98/EC)and its amendments as well as the International Convention for Safety of life at Sea SOLAS 74 and amendments and the IMO LSA Code Resolution MSC 48 (66) Chapter V NSC/Circ.980.

This means that the craft can be supplied as a Rescue boat in all ships under EU flags in any country that accepts SOLAS regulations.

The SOLAS RIBs tubes can be manufactured in thermosealed Polyurethane fabric or Orca Hypalon/neoprene. The unsinkable marine grade aluminium hull helps produce a strong yet lightweight craft capable of taking 6 adults and a 40hp engine.

Visit Vanguard Marine-CPI at Seawork International 2017 on quayside stand number Q34.

By Jake Frith