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.
Fiona Harrison, former Deputy Director, Greener Scotland, Scottish Government
“ I have sailed all my life one way or another. I'm a qualified skipper and I now enjoy long distance offshore sailing.
“Please help The Lifeboat Fund support the RNLI, who save so many lives at sea, braving conditions none of us...