Rescue Boat Unit
Rescue Boat Units are used for effecting rescues from inland waterways and provide crew safety on or near water.
The services rescue boats are called upon for use anywhere within the UK during serious flooding conditions. The service use inflatable boats with either rigid or non rigid hulls. Boat units are comprised of a boat, trailer and towing vehicle. Units carry various items of water rescue equipment onboard. These can be accompanied by equipment transferred from other special rescue units.