We are raising funds for a Highfield Club 460 with Yamaha F30 as safety boat to ensure our sailors are safe on the water.  The cost is $22,594.35, the supplier is CO2 Inflatables. We have selected the Highfield Club 460 because the Highfield Club offers the strength and durability of an aluminium hull and the spacious practicality that is required in the Sailing Club environment. It is lightweight, easy to use and easy to drive. The Highfield Club is very easy to maintain, is made to work and is built to last. it is commonly used in the yacht clubs and highly regarded. Read more about the Highfield Club 460>>

Here's how we use the safety boat

Every day the sailors are out on the water the safety boat is out on the water, always in visual contact with the sailors. Every 20 minutes or so there is a visual check-in, with either a thumbs up, or a radio call. The sailors are escorted in and out of the harbour with the safety boat or towed in or out, depending on the weather conditions. This piece of equipment is a mission critical asset and key piece of our safety policies.

Here's the link to the GoFundMe fundraising for safety boat, please donate!


Overall Length 4.60 m 15' 1"
Internal Length 3.65 m 12'
Overall Width 2.10 m 6' 11"
Internal Width 1.08 m 3' 6"
Dead Rise 20°  
Tube Diameter 47 cm 19"
Number of Air Chambers 5  
Maximum Load 944 kg 2081 lb
Maximum People 9  
Boat Only Weight* 297.6 kg 656 lb
Recommended Power 50 hp  
Maximum Power 80 hp  
Engine Shaft L  
Fuel Tank 40 l 10.5 gal