25 Mar New 650 for Northern Ireland Fire snd Rescue Service
NIFRS have just taken deliverey of a new stormforce 650 Rescue RIB for use in the rivers and estuaries of Northern Ireland. The vessel is a standard Stormfore 650 rescue RIB with custom tweeks to suit the Fire Service deployment.
The vessel is powered by the new Mercury F150 and is cnfigured to carry up to four crew. In addition to the standard chart plotting and depth finders the vessel has been uograded with additional lighting and rescue equipment.
The rapid reponse unit will tow the vessel to any distree situation using a new LWB Landrover Defender 110. As can be seen in the below photo it is a mighty impressive rig and a superb rescue asset for both the Fire and rwscue Service and the people of Northern Ireland.
Redbay Boats would like to wish Sam Donnel and his team every success with their new Stormforce RIB.