Margate’s RNLI inshore lifeboat has had a busy weekend responding to three calls and five incidents heralding the start of the peak of the summer season.
The start of Weymouth RNLI annual lifeboat week began on Sunday 24 July with the traditional blessing of the lifeboats.
During a routine Sunday exercise Largs lifeboat R A Wilson and her volunteer crew were diverted to an emergency reported to be a woman in the water within Inverkip marina.
Oban RNLI lifeboat launched in the early hours of this morning (Monday 25th July) to rendezvous with a 40ft motor boat with an unwell crew member.
Tenby’s RNLI all-weather lifeboat Haydn Miller was launched at 11.45am today (24 July) after a 20ft speedboat reported to Milford Haven Coastguard that they’d suffered engine failure between Tenby and Caldey and were adrift.
While out on a weekly lifeboat exercise Rosslare RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew were called out by the Coast Guard to two separate incidents.
Skerries RNLI volunteers launched their Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat on Saturday afternoon (23 July) after Dublin Coast Guard received a call from a concerned member of public about a swimmer in difficulty.
Two female swimmers who were clinging to life rings underneath Brighton Pier were rescued by volunteer lifeboat crew members yesterday (23 July).
Both Portrush lifeboats and the RNLI lifeguards had a busy week as both teams were launched three times on joint operations on the North Coast.
A new history of the Hoylake, Hilbre Island and West Kirby lifeboat stations was published today. The Hoylake lifeboat station is one of the oldest lifeboat stations in the country.
It was another busy day for Portrush lifeboat volunteer crews as both Portrush RNLI lifeboats were launched for the second time in 24 hours today (Sunday 24 July) at 5.30 pm.
The weather holds for some exciting races and fun in front of a very large crowd. And a lifeboat callout at the end of the event.
At 7:30am this morning (23 July), Bangor RNLI was requested by HM Coastguard to attend a boat off Carrickfergus in Belfast Lough, following the firing of a red distress flare.
Lifeguards from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution were today involved in a major incident at Sea Palling, Norfolk, after four swimmers got caught in a rip current.
An abandoned kayak has sparked a search and rescue operation by Margate’s RNLI inshore lifeboat and prompted a plea to report the loss of small craft at sea.
Angle RNLI’s all weather lifeboat Mark Mason was alerted on Friday night (July 22), following a report of a vessel on fire off Hazelbeach in the Milford Haven Waterway.
Lifeboat Week in Lyme Regis got off to scorching start today as thousands packed the town and beaches in the sunshine.
Moelfre’s volunteer crew were tasked to three separate incidents within three hours on Saturday afternoon off the east coast of Anglesey
Llandudno RNLI's all-weather lifeboat was launched shortly after 11pm on Friday (22 July) to join RNLI lifeboats from Rhyl, Beaumaris and Conwy in a major search operation covering the sea area off north Wales.
Cowes RNLI lifeboat performed a valuable service to both a small fishing boat and shipping in the Solent this evening.
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