Royal National Lifeboat Institution
2.5 m (8.2 ft)
Within sight of ALB
is a class of small X-class lifeboat inflatable boat operated by the RNLI of the United Kingdom and Ireland.
X-class Lifeboat is used as a small tender carried on board the RNLI All Weather lifeboats that serve the shores of the UK.
X-class is normally found carried onboard lifeboats, and is a station option on Tyne-class and Mersey-class lifeboats. Shannon-class
When in use it carries up to two crew and is primarily used for assisting in cliff incidents where the casualty is near the water. and the All-Weather Lifeboat can not get into the base of the cliffs due to rocks.
Other small boats operated by the RNLI include the
beach rescue boats, Arancia-class and Y-class lifeboats. XP-class
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