The FRSQ 1000 A FRDC is designed, built and equipped to comply with SOLAS regulations with exceptions on the length. The boat is delivered with design approval and certificate of inspection. The strength of the hull and superstructure is sufficient to withstand all normal forces encountered under normal use offshore at maximum boat speed.
The hull is built of marine aluminum and is of a fully planning type with a deep V-bottom construction, suitable for high speeds. The superstructure is made of sea water resistant aluminium construction. The superstructure provides shelter and seating for a crew of 15 survivors.