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Rescue Boat

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Safety Equipment

  • 6 person life raft with automatic deployment system
  • Engine compartment automatic fire supression system
  • Portable fire/dewatering pump, hose and nozzles
  • Roof-mounted spotlight-remotely operated from cabin
  • Roof-mounted blue flashing SAR strobe lights
  • High-intensity roof-mounted side lights
  • Hand lights -6 volt
  • Hand light - 12 volt
  • Hand light - Q Beam
  • Throw bag and line
  • Gaffs
  • Parachute Type “A” flares
  • 2 star type “B” flares
  • Hand held type “C” flares
  • Smoke signal type “D” flares
  • Water dye marker
  • Personal strobe lights
  • Signal gun and flares
  • work gloves
  • back board and stretcher & straps
  • scoop stretcher
  • paddles
  • blankets
  • personal flotation devices (PFD’s)
  • Survival suits
  • Sea anchors
  • datum marker buoys
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Binoculars
  • Night vision goggles
  • Incident reports & Waivers
  • Charts-Lake Ontario & Wester Lake Ontario Harbours
  • Hand compass
  • tool box
  • spare parts box
  • fire axe
  • sheath knife
  • hatchet
  • bolt cutters
  • manual dewatering pump
    towing line
  • first aid kit
  • AED Defibrilator
  • bag valve masks child and adult
  • burn kit
  • splints
  • examination gloves
  • back board straps
  • anchor & line
  • grappling hook & line
  • fenders
  • ensign & staff
  • life ring & line
  • Steering compass
  • Gasoline vapour detector in engine compartment

 

Specifications

  • Custom built rescue vessel
  • Manufacturer: Stanley Boats, Connnor Industries, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada.
  • Year of Manufacture: 2001
  • Length: 27 ft /8.23 m
  • Beam: 10 ft 6 in / 3.2 m
  • Hull Construction: Aluminium
  • Engine Type: Inboard/Outboard
  • Fuel Capacity: 80 gals / 304 litres

 

 

Radio & Navigational Equipment

  • 2 marine VHF radios - with Digital Selective Calling (DSC) capability
  • Loud hailer
  • Hand held marine radio
  • 900 MHz private trunked radio system
  • Cellular radio telephone
  • Garmin Global Positioning system (GPS) unit
  • Raymarine C120 Widescrene Display
  • Raymarine Pathfinder Smart Heading System
  • Allows for the overlay of the RADAR image directly on to the chart display and also provides MARPA (mini automatic RADAR plotting aid) capability.
  • The GPS position data is fed to the DSC VHF radios and also to the RADAR/Charplotter.
  • Provides for automatic position information to be broadcast on DSC channel 70 (TOWARF’s DSC radio has been assigned an MMSI number) and also for the vessel’s position to be displayed on the RADAR & Charplotter.
  • Water depth and sea temperature instrument
  • Graphic display of heading, waypoint data & water depth
  • Class A AIS Transponder

VOLUNTEERS SAVING LIVES ON WESTERN LAKE ONTARIO SINCE 1954
Supported by the Town of Oakville and Local Boaters
Unit # 008 of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary

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