Swanage RNLI

Past & present boats

The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. Saving lives off the Dorset coast from Swanage since 1875.

Jack Cleare (D-613)

2003 to July 2012

232 services, 5 lives saved

Donated by Mrs Phyl Cleare of Bournemouth in memory of her late husband

Jack Cleare (D-613)
  • Equipment onboard: A first aid kit and oxygen set, anchor and rope, towing rig, VHF radio, handheld VHF radio, GPS Chart plotter, 2 white illuminating flares, 2 red distress flares, compass, survivors lifejackets, thermal space blankets, oars, spare propeller, fire extinguisher, toolkit, sea anchor, torch and a lightweight stretcher.
  • Length: 4.9 metres
  • Beam: 2.0 metres
  • Engine: 50HP Mariner outboard
  • Speed: 25 knots
  • Range: 75 miles (3 hours full speed running)
  • Crew: 3
  • Construction: Hypalon fabric hull divided into 7 seperate sections