Hunstanton Flyer (Civil Service No. 45) is stationed at Hunstanton, Norfolk and went into service on 25 July 2003. The lifeboat was provided at a cost of £122,000 and is a Griffon 470SAR, developed in conjunction with the RNLI's Technical Department specifically for search and rescue purposes. The hovercraft is 7.75m in length, carries a crew of 3 and has a top speed of 30 knots with a range of 3 hours at maximum speed.
Laura Turney of Scottish Government's Culture Division told us -
"I support the Fund because my great grandfather, John Harrison Cammish, died whilst serving on the Scarborough lifeboat.
"Late afternoon on the 8th December 1954, in horrendous weather, after successfully escorting a number of fishing boats into...