SV-420 and SV-480 are rescue boats that comply with SOLAS 1974 and all its ulterior amendments and also with the Directive 96/98/CE, amended by the Directive 2002/75/EC on Marine Equipment (MED), under the EC TYPE-EXAMINATION CERTIFICATON MED-B-000004W for SV-420 and MED-B-000004X for SV-480.
According to this certification, the SV-420 and SV-480 can be fitted as rescue boats in all vessels with Community flag and in any country where SOLAS rules were accepted. Each boat is supplied with its corresponding Conformity Declaration, with its identification plate and with the maintenance and user manuals. Due to their manoeuvrability and their quick final preparation, their main task is to recover fallen overboard crew members from the sea. It ́s useful as well in case of vessel abandon or displacement and it is used as well for grouping, towing and liferafts organization.
In full compliance with S.O.L.A.S. new requirements, the rescue boat SV-420 has been designed to place the new approved stretcher on deck, which is a compulsory requirement, to carry an injured person. On top of that the rescue boat SV 420 has transverse seats for all the passengers and a bow locker to store all the necessary equipment. This new length rescue boat intends to improve boat capacity and performance, allowing a quicker and more effective answer when facing an emergency situation.
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The rescue boat SV-480 lay out has been designed and approved in order to allow navigation by using an adapted driving position, as well as navigation with a traditional outboard engine with tiller. Approved for a 40 hp minimum engine power and 75 hp maximum engine power, the driving position will allow a more comfortable boat operation, improving the reaction time in case of emergency. There is also room on the deck to place the approved stretcher – which is a mandatory installation- for injured person transportation. In addition, the boat has transverse seats for all the passengers and a bow locker to storage the necessary equipment.
Suitable for Outboard Engines 40 / 50 / 60 or 75hp
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