LEGO City: Six sets have been released for the Coast Guard sub-theme
As part of LEGO’s summer releases they have re-introduced the classic Coast Guard sub-theme with six brand new playsets. Being a Coast Guard theme we’re getting lots of boats (that actually float) and equally lots of sea creatures and that’s a good thing.
If you like boats, helicopters and sharks then these sets are for you and all in all they have a good spread of price ranges. One of the better value sets in my opinion is the 4×4 Response Unit (60165) set where you get a vehicle, 2x boat, a few minifigures and an octopus figure. Not bad at all for under £20.
One thing to note is that the Sailboat Rescue (60158) set is only exclusive to shop.lego.com and Argos only.
You can find all of the information you’ll need for the new sets below, enjoy!
Coast Guard Starter Set (60163) – RRP £8.99
Join the crew of the LEGO® City coast guard as they protect the beach with the Coast Guard Starter Set, featuring a beach tower with stairs and viewing platform, beach buggy with opening roll cage, room for 2 minifigures and space for the 2-minifigure surfboard on the roof, binoculars, 2 walkie-talkies and a small surfboard. Includes 3 minifigures: a lifeguard, surfer and an ATV driver, plus a shark figure.
Sea Rescue Plane (60164) – RRP £15.99
Be part of the brave crew of the LEGO® City coast guard in the Sea Rescue Plane, featuring spinning propellers, an opening cockpit, lowering back ramp and space for the included rescue water scooter, plus a rescue raft and rescue light. Includes 2 minifigures: a rescue plane pilot and a sailor.
4×4 Response Unit (60165) – RRP £19.99
Join the rough and ready crew of the LEGO® City coast guard and their 4×4 Response Unit, featuring a 4×4 truck with opening minifigure cab, opening rear compartment with space for tools and gear, and a detachable trailer for the included rescue craft with room for 2 minifigures, drop-down engines and spinning propellers, radio antennas, toolbox and life preservers. There’s also a diver’s dinghy with dive gear, engine and fire elements. Includes 3 minifigures: a captain/driver, female coast guard member and a diver, plus an octopus figure.
Heavy-Duty Rescue Helicopter (60166) – RRP £39.99
Be a part of the fearless LEGO® City coast guard crew on the Heavy-duty Rescue Helicopter, featuring sliding doors on the sides, opening ramp in the back with space for the included water scooter, 2-minifigure cockpit and a rotating crane arm with lowering winch. This fun set also includes a lighthouse, shipwreck and a kayak with paddle and 4 minifigures: one female and 2 male coast guard members, a kayaker, plus a shark figure.
Coast Guard Headquarters (60167) – RRP £84.99
Strap on your life vest as part of the LEGO® City crew at the Coast Guard Headquarters with 2 levels, office rooms and a moving radar dish. There’s also a ship with opening bridge and deck, moving radar dish and searchlight, medical area and a rescue craft with launch function, as well as a helicopter with helipad, speedboat and a buildable buoy. Includes 7 minifigures: 6 coast guard members (three shipmates, 2 helicopter crewmates, one headquarters crewmate) and a sailor, plus 2 animal figures: a shark and an octopus.
Sailboat Rescue (60158) – RRP £19.99
Join the LEGO® City coast guard crew and make an exciting sailboat rescue, featuring a rescue craft with drop-down motors and spinning propellers, a sailboat with working rudder and mast that ‘breaks’, plus a rock island build. Includes 2 minifigures: a rescue pilot and a sailor, plus a shark figure.
All of the new LEGO City Coast Guard sets are available to purchase now from shop.lego.com and all applicable retailers. Will you be purchasing any of the LEGO City Coast Guard sets? Let us know in the comments below.
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