Carver’s recently delivered 2008 Water Rescue / Dive Boat was manufactured by RIBCRAFT USA . The boat features a 90 HP Honda, 4 stroke, EFI motor, which is harnessed to a 19 foot ridged inflatable hull. The boat is equipped with a Garmin under water Sonar and GPS, Whelen Siren and Light Bar, remote controlled 180,000 candle power search light, 2 handheld spot lights, UHF radio, under deck compartment storage, a dive ladder rack and a life rope along each side. The boat is designed for shallow water and can carry a 1,250 pound load.
The motor for this boat was donated by Clark Griffith, a local cranberry grower whose home overlooks Sampsons Pond, Carver’s largest body of water, and no doubt has witnessed many times over the years when this unit would have been of great benefit.
The hand held underwater sonar device was donated by Augusta Waters, a local resident who wanted to purchase a piece of rescue equipment for the department.