MRB 20 “Emile Robin” was delivered from the North Sea Shipyard in Ringkøbing, Denmark, in 1989. The lifeboat was named after the Parisian merchant Emile Robin, a philanthropist, cognac manufacturer and vice-president of the French charity La Société Centrale de Sauvetage des Naufragés (Society for the Salvation of Shipwrecks). Emile Robin is one of the most important benefactors in the 150 year history of the Danish Lifeboat Service. MRB 20 “Emile Robin” is permanently stationed at the lifeboat station in Hvide Sande, on the western coast of Denmark.
The Billing Boats kit of the Emile Robin features: ABS hull, wooden superstructure and decks, hull and deck fittings in wood, brass and/or plastic, propshafts, rudders and propellers. Includes full size plan sheets and an instruction manual with English Text.