Rafnar bags lifeboat order from Björgunarsveitin Ársæll

Iceland’s Rafnar has received an order for a new lifeboat from Björgunarsveitin Ársæll, the search and rescue (SAR) agency serving the area between the cities of Reykjavik and Seltjarnanes.

The rigid inflatable boat (RIB) will have a length of 11 metres, a FLIR camera, and two Mercury SeaPro 223kW outboard engines that deliver a speed of 43 knots.

The lifeboat will be the third in a series ordered by Björgunarsveitin Ársæll for operation by the Icelandic Association for Search and Rescue (ICE-SAR).

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