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Difference Between Rescue Boat And Fast Rescue Boat
Tha Rescue boat and Fast rescue boat are almost similar in terms of operation but the later will have few additional/different requirements as per SOLAS requirement.
Rescue boats may be either of rigid or inflated construction or a combination of both and shall not be less than 3,8 m and not more than 8,5 m in length.
Fast rescue boats shall have a hull length of not less than 6,0 m and not more than 8,5 m, including inflated structures or fixed fenders.
Using its driving power the rescue boat and fast rescue boat has to reach the following speeds
Rescue Boat: Manoeuvring speed of at least 6 kn and maintaining that speed for a period of at least 4 hours.
Fast Rescue Boat: Manoeuvring at a speed of at least 20 kn in calm water with a crew of 3 persons and maintaining that speed for at least 4 hours. A speed of at least 8 kn with a full complement of persons and equipment.