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Old 03 October 2007, 15:43   #11
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Originally Posted by Amber1 View Post
I did read that there was controversy about bigger, faster lifeboats at the time, because the human body can only take so much abuse when one of these new types is launched off the back of a wave, or falls into a trough at 25 knots.
This was the driver behind the new seats developed by the RNLI and fitted to the Tamar class - they make a huge difference to the ride, even in really nasty conditions

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