Gordon Gillespie from Delta signs contract with Mark Carwardine from Severn Area Rescue Association (SARA) for their next generation Delta 800X Rescue RIB.


  • Certified to the UK MCA Rescue Boat Code of Practice and ISO 6185 for Design Category B
  • Proven Delta X deep vee hullform
  • Self-righting system
  • Twin tank ballast system with coxswain control to stabilise boat for rescue operations
  • 3 crew in range of console, layout and seat options
  • Damage resistant and low maintenance composite hull and deck
  • Delta heavy-duty inflatable collar
  • Twin outboard engines
  • High system redundancy

Length Overall:  8.25 m

Beam Overall:   2.68 m

Engines: Twin 150 hp outboard engines

Full Load: 3.0 tonnes

Personnel:  3 crew

Range:  100nm at 25 knots

Maximum Speed:  40+ knots

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