Story: Lifesaving and surfing

The inflatable rescue boat

The inflatable rescue boat

Stu Bryce (left) and Tim Hunt practise for a competition at Dunedin in March 2005. The inflatable rescue boat, powered by an outboard motor, has been an integral part of surf lifesaving equipment since the 1970s.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 19 March 2005, p. 3

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Lifesaving and surfing - Surf lifesaving today', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 June 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 12 Jun 2006