On Monday (1 September) at midnight both of Plymouth's lifeboats were launched on service to a potentially serious situation.
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeguards at Cayton Bay in North Yorkshire came to the aid of two bodyboarders on Saturday 30 August who were struggling to return to the beach.
The new local gig rowing club in town has helped raise £127.75 for Exmouth RNLI on 23 and 24 August, during the charity’s Open Day Weekend. The club organised a rowing competition and sold bottled water to help save lives at sea at the event.
Volunteers from Newbiggin lifeboat station were called out tonight after lifeboat assistance was requested from a local yacht.
When 5 year-old Lily Wright was on holiday in Llandudno this week she, together with her mum Fern and her grandma decided to call in to the resort's popular RNLI Shop in St George's Place.
At 3pm on Friday 29 August 2014 a windsurfer was in difficulty in Port Eynon Bay. The wind was westerly, blowing a force 5 and the windsurfer was being blown towards rocks at Slade.
Sprig the Springer Spaniel has been reunited with his owners – thanks to a chance sighting by Minehead’s volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew.
An exercise in communications between the volunteers of Lyme Bay National Coastwatch and the RNLI lifeboat stationed in Lyme Regis was hailed a great success yesterday (Sunday August 31st).
The RNLI has today (Monday 1 September 2014) announced that Lough Swilly lifeboat station in Buncrana, County Donegal is to be the first in Ireland to receive the new Shannon class lifeboat.
Barmouth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat crew were called out on Sunday 31st August to a small boat seen drifting off Fairbourne. On locating the vessel, it appeared that it was an empty tender which had broken loose.
For the fourth year running, Exmouth RNLI will be the hosts at the finish line of the Classic Jurassic Mini Club’s Mouth 2 Mouth rally on 7 September. The club plan to raise money for the lifeboat station and are hoping to attract 100 Minis this year.
A teenage boy was pulled to safety from the River Thames by a London lifeboat crew yesterday (Sunday 31 August) after a social media video went wrong.
On Sunday 31 August at 4.10pm our Shannon class lifeboat, 13-02 The Morrell, was tasked by Dover Coastguard to assist a 5m Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB), which had broken down with engine failure, 16 miles east of Dungeness with one person aboard.
The RNLI Peterhead Tamar Lifeboat ‘The Misses Robertson of Kintail’ launched on 28 August at 12.30 pm with its volunteer crew to rescue a possible casualty from cliffs near Slains Castle.
The Shoreham inshore lifeboat was tasked to a broken down 18ft leisure fishing boat near the lifeboat station at 3.55pm on Saturday 30 August.
Helvick Head RNLI officially named their new Atlantic 85 lifeboat B874 Robert Armstrong on Saturday (30 August 2014) during a ceremony held on the pier outside the lifeboat station.
Oban Lifeboat was tasked at 14:37 on Saturday 30th August by Stornoway Coastguard to assist a sailing ship which had gone aground on a reef known as "The Scrat" in Oban Bay.
It might be summer but the sea is still lethally cold, as a lucky swimmer discovered yesterday evening (Thursday 28 August).
Lymington RNLI where tasked by Solent Coastguard to stand-by an 8.5 metre vessel that was aground on the Shingles Bank in rising wind and tide.
Porthdinllaen, Trearddur Bay and Holyhead RNLI lifeboats have launched to assist in a major search for a 12 year old boy swept out to sea off Anglesey in rough conditions.
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