Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol SA Inc

Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol

Volunteer Marine Rescue


Patrol 6 is named after a founding member of the Coastal Patrol in SA Capt. Frank Johns


Patrol 6 is a Clayton Gallant 7.4 metre monohull vessel.
Powered by a Volvo Penta KAD43 230 horsepower diesel, this is coupled to a Volvo Penta Leg and Duoprop.
The navigation system comprises of a Furuno Navnet console containing a 6 kw, 64 nm radar,
GPS Plotter and through hull depth sounder.
Patrol 6 has an estimated range of 300 nm a cruising speed of 25 knots and top speed of 35 knots.


Naming Ceremony






Some Patrol members that attended the ceremony


Some Patrol equipment on display & Members boats used earlier in the day scattering ashes at sea.