Originally Posted by gibberfish
I think you're correct. I'm sure it's not an RNLI lifeboat.
Originally Posted by John Kennett
Looks like the ex-Cowes ILB to me too. Don't forget that for most people "lifeboat" and "RNLI" are synonymous, so I wouldn't immediately suspect skulduggery!
It was, spent many an hour sat in her on shouts and patrols .
Numerous independent lifeboats in and around the Solent, RNLI took over cowes a few years ago hence the island-plastics rib was replaced with a RNLI spec rib. Was running twin 225's. not a bad rig, but as suggested previously it seems to be appreciating in value!
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