Originally Posted by Pablo
Yeah but I think it was built for going to do a rescue, doing it and then getting out. I would imagine that this is a lot more stopping and starting. The SR is obviously very good at its job, but was it designed to follow a load of toppers around all day ?
Pablo, i've used a SR4 in precisely that circumstance, and actually its not a problem. A lot of safety boat work isn't on the plane anyway. With the hull flooded its much more pleasant when sitting bobbing around. Seem quite popular at sailing clubs.