Meet the Severn class

Saving lives for over 28 years, take a closer look at one of the most iconic lifeboats in the RNLI's all-weather lifeboat fleet

The Severn class lifeboat has been a part of the RNLI's lifesaving fleet for over 28 years. With a top speed of 25 knots and the ability to self-right, the Severn has been designed for big shouts in big seas. Watch the video to find out more about the development of the Severn and how it has become such an important part of the RNLI's ability to save lives at sea.