Howick Rescue 2



Howick Rescue 2 (HR2) is a NAIAD 5.5 metre RIB The boat is crewed by 2 to 6 people.
Funding was obtained from .
Specifications:
Length 5.5 metre RIB
Mercury Sportjet of 240hp
Centre console for 2 crew standing/sitting side by side in bolster type seats, centre console provides dash area for radar/GPS combo display and instrumentation as well as a screen protection for the crew. A storage unit is mounted on the front of this console and is used as another seat.
Additional aft seating for a further 2 crew
Self draining from the cockpit
A maximum height of 2.3 metres on the trailer
Has a Bimini top for crew protection over the centre console area and as a mount for necessary navigation lights and a radar
Has under floor fuel tank of 150ltrs
Sealed buoyancy chambers in the hull
Fitted with a bilge pump with auto/manual and alarm
The vessel is built to survey
Is mounted on a trailer that is suitable to be used both on the beach and the road
An all up weight of approximately 1500kg (max laiden)



Listed below is the equipment list that is carried for the safe operation of this vessel.
Bow bollard Bow line
Anchor, chain & warp
VHF and UHF Aerials Bimini top (2.3 m max height on trailer)
Front screen RaymarineGPS/Plotter/Radar/Depth Sounder
Switch board Steering
Engine instruments Icom VHF plus UHF Radios
Navigation equipment Battery x 2
Strobes x 6 Bolster style forward seats(side by side)
Aft seats x 2 Hella LED Navigation Lights including towing lights
Power socket (12 volt) Compass
EPIRB (406) Cellphone
Lifejackets x 6 Spotlights (2)
Torch Boat hook
Bucket Life ring
Paddle Air horn
Flare Kit 2 x 2kg Fire extinguishers
Knife First aid kit
Handrails Bilge pump
Aft deck light Stern cleats for towing
Bellows Lines on tubes inside and outside of tube
Stern lines Boarding platform
Small tool kit Shut off flaps for engine vents
Spare lines Spare engine oil
Towline

Launching 7th July 2007

Sea Trials

Photos

First views

Original Design

Back (HR1)