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Naval architect Peter Eyre on the 200 Voices podcast
200 Voices an RNLI podcast

‘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.