The ILB carries a wide range of life saving equipment including; an extensive first aid kit, floating stretcher, survivor’s lifejackets, throw lines, flares, searchlights, silver blankets and towing bridle.
Carrying up to 90l of fuel, the ILB has an effective endurance of over 3 hours.
Powerful VHS (very high frequency) Radios enable the ILB to maintain clear communication with the Coastguard, casualties, our station and other Lifeboats over long distances. In addition modern electronic aids including GPS and Depth Sounder are equipped.
All crew members continually train on Lion Heart to keep their skills sharp for any situation.