Star of Life water ambulance - Isles of Scilly

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The Star of Life is a purpose built floating ambulance that serves the Scilly Isles. Launched in 2003 the 36ft catamaran is as well equipped as its land-based contemporaries.

Powered by twin water jets, the ambulance can reach speed of up to 25 knots and can be used to transport patients to the mainland, 28 miles away.

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