Safety Boats For Hire

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Safety Boat Hire

FPS Safety Boats Hire provides safety boat services and safety boat hire for marine construction, civil engineering and environmental projects, amongst others, throughout the UK.

We are able to supply commercial safety boats for a wide range of projects from on-water installations and contract works such as scaffolding erection and bridge inspections through to flood barrier repairs and environmental surveys.

As part of our safety boat hire services, as standard, all our boats come with a competent and qualified helm; however additional crew can also be provided as and where required. We offer this service 7 days a week, 24 hours a day,  We also offer bareboat hire if you do not require an operator with the safety boat.


FPS are able to mobilise our safety boats for hire quickly and efficiently, and can work on almost any UK waterway. All our boats are trailered and so can be deployed quickly and easily, even when access is difficult or restricted. We also have trailers equipped with hiabs to lower boats from bridges or lift them over obstructions. We pride ourselves in providing a super reliable, professional and cost-effective service to our clients.

What Can Safety Boats Be Used For?
Any Marine construction project where there is a need for work over or near water can require the use of a Safety Boat.

If you need to errect or dismantle scaffolding, require rope access, access for demolition of structures, refurbishment or maintenance projects or new construction work, a work boat is the perfect solution to help you get (or sail!) from A to B and get the job done.

Not Sure Which Safety Boat To Choose?
We can provide a range of boats for safety boat cover, maintenance or access as required.

We’ll happily recommend the right boat for your project.

Mayday, Mayday! Rescue & Emergency Situation?
Our safety boat teams are trained and experienced to deal with all rescue emergency situations and have a sound understanding of any marine environment and safety boat operations.
We Take Your Safety Very Seriously
Safety and compliance with statutory obligations for ourselves and our clients is a top priority affecting all aspects of our service.

Through our fleet of safety and work boats and trained operators we are able to provide on-the-water safety support for all applications.

A site specific set of RAMS and a rescue plan will be provided and followed.

All our craft operatives are RYA level 2 powerboat qualified and experienced boat handlers.


Changeable Water & Weather Conditions
In combination with our range of boats and other water rescue equipment, this enables us to maintain effective cover in changeable water and weather conditions.

Our teams are equipped and trained to operate from bank or beach, on mud, through vegetation, in shallow wading water, on deep slow water or fast flowing water.

More Than A Toe Dipped In The Water?
We know that any workplace over, on or near water presents a danger that persons might slip or fall into the water.

That’s why we’ve several styles and size of boat, specifically chosen depending on the size and nature of the water to be covered. Anyone who’s mistakenly (ahem!) taken a dip in the water will be rescued promptly.

Safety Boat Options
  • Provision of rescue boats during activities taking place on or near the water
  • Safety boats during Pontoon installation and access boats
  • Water rescue services for construction and rail projects
  • Safety boats covering maintenance operations with mobile underbridge units
  • Bridge and bat surveys.
  • Life jacket and safety equipment hire
Why Hire From Us?
  • We operate on all UK inland waterways, canals, rivers, reservoirs and lakes
  • Our specialist and professionally trained crews can be mobilized to any location at short notice
  • Some of our boats are available ‘bare-boat’ if you have your own competent crew or alternatively we are able to provide onsite training
  • Professional RYA trained operators
  • Our 24/7 service is nationwide

Not Just Pontoon Hire

Modular pontoon systems are extremely versatile tools to solve any number of problems associated with working on or around water. Our expertise and understanding of these problems enable us to satisfy our clients’ needs efficiently. We have gained an enormous amount of experience over the last 10 years and are confident that we provide the most professional and comprehensive service in the UK today.

All of our Safety Boats and Workboats are coded, licensed and delivered ready for use. Equipment can be hired on a bareboat basis or with one of our RYA Qualified Operators. Hire rates include: Full Day and Long Term hire.

We also offer a full range of equipment for hire from life jackets and outboard engines though to scaffold towers and debris booms.

Whatever your project requirements are, Floating Pontoon Solutions can cater for your needs. We will work alongside you from start to completion of your project. We offer a full range of equipment suitable for any job, to ensure that everything runs efficiently.

What’s Included?

Free Estimates

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Delivery & Collection

We have our own fleet of vehicles to transport your pontoon, safety boat and equipment to any location throughout the UK, Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Assembly & Dismantling

We have experienced and qualified operatives, from the assembly of a floating pontoon to the erection of a scaffold tower, There will be few challenges they have not already come across!  

Extra Equipment

We can supply additional equipment from outboard motors, tower scaffolds, life rings, throw lines, life jackets and debris booms, please ask if you have any specific requirements.

Need To Hire a Safety Boat?

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