‘It was the pinnacle of my engineering career’
Episode 63 - Grand Designs: Peter Eyre
The RNLI’s all-weather lifeboats are all named after rivers. Naval architect Peter Eyre explains what’s so special about the Shannon.
Peter Eyre talks about the challenges of designing a lifeboat capable of heading into extreme conditions – a lifeboat that can even self-right. Above all, he tells us, it’s about engineering the safety of the crew.