D-739 Peterborough Beer Festival IV

Station lifeboat

Peterborough Beer Festival IV was officially put on service at Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Station at 8pm on Thursday 2 October 2010 by Deputy Divisional Inspector Sarah Nimmo-Scott.

D-739 launching in the surf (Photo: Steve Gould)
Peterborough Beer Festival IV launching on exercise, September 2010. (Photo: Steve Gould)

The new £31,000 D-class inshore lifeboat was funded from the generous donations of visitors to the annual CAMRA Peterborough Beer Festival.

D-739 Peterborough Beer Festival IV (Photo: Steve Gould)
Peterborough Beer Festival IV on exercise, September 2010. (Photo: Steve Gould)

The boat is 5 knots faster than the old D class and also has enhanced manoeuvrability, built in navigation system and is ideal for providing a rapid response to distress calls close to shore.

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