It has been a busy bank holiday weekend for Margate’s RNLI lifeboat volunteers, assisting two small craft which encountered difficulties off the north Kent coast.
The Moelfre RNLI lifeboat ‘Kiwi’ launched yesterday (25th May) at 5 pm to assist a broken down 18 ft speedboat with 6 people on board off East Mouse, Amlwch.
At 8.16 am on Monday 26 May 2015 the volunteer crew members of the R N L I Beaumaris inshore lifeboat launched, at the request of H.M Coastguard who had received a 999 call relating to five men in a boat at anchor in the Menai Strait.
Brighton RNLI’s inshore lifeboat Random Harvest was launched on Friday 22 May at 1.44pm to a 25ft yacht in difficulty.
Dramatic video footage of a fisherman, who suffered a seizure two miles out to sea, being winched from an RNLI lifeboat up to an RAF helicopter has been released by the charity that saves lives at sea.
Bank Holiday Monday, 25th May, saw a fourth Queen, RNLI Lytham St Annes all-weather lifeboat Her Majesty the Queen join the three Cunard Queens on the River Mersey during Cunards 175th birthday celebrations.
At 4.20pm on May 26th, 2015, volunteer crew members from Criccieth's RNLI lifeboat station were tasked by HM Coastguard to launch and assist a powerboat suffering from engine failure in the Porthmadog estuary.
Tobermory RNLI Lifeboat Station is getting behind the RNLI's 'Respect the Water' campaign by offering free, face to face advice to water enthusiasts.
No tea. No coffee. No fizzy drinks. No wine. No beer. No orange juice. The RNLI is challenging people to give up all drinks except water for 10 days for the H2Only challenge to raise funds for the lifesaving charity.
Tenby RNLI volunteers were tasked by the Coastguard to respond to two incidents off the Pembrokeshire coast yesterday afternoon.
Both RNLI Jersey lifeboat stations carried out services over the Bank holiday weekend to vessels in distress.
TV and radio presenter Dermot O’Leary joined members of Ramsgate’s lifeboat crew and fundraisers at the station’s ‘open day’ on Wednesday 20 May.
St Davids RNLI volunteers were requested to launch the inshore lifeboat twice on Bank Holiday Monday to assist of kayakers if difficulties off the Pembrokeshire coast.
A Llandudno man with over thirty years' service as a volunteer member of the resort's RNLI lifeboat crew has been honoured by a special Award from Llandudno Town Council.
Family and friends of the late Andrew Mcgeown visited Scarborough RNLI last Thursday (21 May) to present £3,149.
Scarborough RNLI was called out when a man on a rowing boat suffered a suspected heart attack, on Tuesday evening (19 May).
Bank Holiday 25th May, saw RNLI Hoylake's new Shannon class all-weather lifeboat Edmund Hawthorn Micklewood take the lead of the RNLI escort as the three magnificent liners sailed down the River Mersey in celebration of Cunard's 175th birthday.
Bank Holiday Monday, 25th May, saw RNLI New Brighton's inshore lifeboat B-837 Charles Dibdin escort Cunard's flagship Queens Mary 2 as the three magnificent liners sailed down the River Mersey in celebration of Cunard's 175th birthday.
Volunteer lifeboat crew with Kilkeel RNLI launched yesterday evening (Sunday 24 May) at 6.30pm following reports of two people in the water off Killowen Point on Carlingford Lough.
Douglas RNLI lifeboat was launched today (25 May) at 12.50am at the request of Douglas Coastguard following the report of a person entering the sea from Douglas beach.
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