St Ives lifeboat launcher tractor thing

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This is the machine that takes the St Ives lifeboat from the lifeboat house to the sea on low tides. The boat is a Shannon Class Lifeboat named 'Nora Stachura', but I can't tell you much about this peculiar vehicle!

Update: I have been informed this is correctly known as a Shannon Launch and Recovery System (SLARS) built by Supacat and retails for around £1.5m

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