Join our crew and become one of the 104,944 members that receive our newsletter.

USCG RB-Ms Boat

Scale model of a USCG RB-Ms Response Boat Medium. Image via SmarterEveryDay

Watch: U.S. Coast Guard’s Jet Driven Workhorse

John Konrad
Total Views: 4294
May 2, 2022

Destin Sandlin’s popular YouTube channel SmarterEveryDay has already explained how the US Coast Guard (USCG) responds to distress signals and the science of USCG search patterns but this week Destin Sandlin looks at one of the workhorses of the US Coast Guard. It’s a Jet Driven workboat called the response boat medium (RB-Ms).

“This thing is incredible,” sais Sandlin. “It’s a 45 foot long, computer controlled jet boat that has hyper maneuverability, it can do all kinds of things we will explore in this video.”

Between 2006 and 2015 Marinette, in Green Bay Wisconsin, and Kvichak in Kent, Washington delivered a total of 174 RB-Ms to the USCG making it one of the most widely used safety and security boats in North America. Watch the video to find out more:

Weekly Insights from the Helm

Dive into a sea of information with our meticulously curated weekly “Dispatch” email. It’s more than just a newsletter; it’s your personal maritime briefing.

Sign Up
Back to Main
polygon icon polygon icon

Why Join gCaptain Club?

Be Informed: Stay updated with the latest maritime news and trends.

Connect: Network with a community of maritime professionals and enthusiasts.

Gain Insights: Receive exclusive content and personal perspectives from our CEO.

Sign Up
close

JOIN OUR CREW

Maritime and offshore news trusted by our 104,944 members delivered daily straight to your inbox.

Join Our Crew

Join the 104,944 members that receive our newsletter.