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Windy with periods of rain. High 11C. Winds WSW at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near 6mm. Winds could occasionally gust over 65 km/h.
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Partly cloudy this evening, then becoming cloudy after midnight. A few sprinkles possible. Low 8C. Winds WSW at 15 to 30 km/h.
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Tomorrow 10/20 80%
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Windy with rain likely. High 13C. Winds SSW at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 80%. Winds could occasionally gust over 65 km/h.
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Tomorrow 10/20 70%
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Windy with light rain likely. Low near 10C. Winds SW at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 70%. Winds could occasionally gust over 65 km/h.

Trent Class

 Trent Class All Weather Lifeboat
Trent All Weather Lifeboat

Trent All Weather Lifeboat

Designed to lie afloat, the Trent Class entered service in 1994. It is constructed of fibre reinforced composite, and features twin bilge keels offering good protection to the propellers and ruddersTrents have a comprehensive electronics fit including full MF and VHF DSC radio equipment, DGPS Navigator and electronic chart system, VHF/DF, Radar and weather sensors. Provision for survivors includes comprehensive First Aid Equipment including stretchers, Oxygen and Entonox. Trents carry a salvage pump in a water-tight container, but fire-fighting capacity is limited to Own-ship only. The Trent carries an inflatable X-boat which is oar-powered that can be deployed in slight conditions to gain access to rocks or beaches. A project is underway to replace these with a small roll-away boat with a 5hp outboard engine, starting fitting in Autumn 2000.

Length OA 14.00m (45’ 11″)

Length BP 12.75m (41’10″)

Breadth MLD 4.64m (15’2 3/4“)

Depth MLD 1.97m (6’5 9/16“)

Draught 1.30m (4’06”)

Speed 25 knots

Range 250 nm.

SHP 808 @ 2300RPM

Engine Type Twin MAN 2840 LXE Diesels

Carrying Capacity Self righting 28, non-self righting 102

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