Both Ramsgate RNLI's all-weather (AWB) and inshore (ILB) lifeboats were called out over the Easter period to assist vessels in difficulty.
The lifeboat station at New Quay is commemorating its 150 year history this year, and its inshore lifeboat, the Audrey LJ, was in action on Good Friday, 18 April.
Pwllheli’s volunteer RNLI crew towed two vessels to the safety of the town’s marina on Friday.
Four rowers were plucked from the River Thames after their boat capsized during a busy weekend for London’s lifeboat crews.
Peel lifeboat Ruby Clery and her volunteer crew were called out to rescue to rescue a local yacht on Saturday (19th.April)
The centenary of one of the most dramatic sea rescues ever to take place off the Yorkshire coast has prompted a double appeal from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
The volunteer crew of Lymington RNLI Lifeboat were called shortly after 1.15pm on Good Friday to aid a 7.5m fishing boat that had suffered gearbox failure.
Lytham St Annes Inshore Lifeboat launched to a yacht aground on the South side of the River Ribble
Barmouth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat launched at 2.05 pm on Saturday afternoon 19th April 2014, when a distraught father called at the lifeboat station to say that his young daughter was missing.
Arbroath all-weather and inshore lifeboats launched yesterday (21 April) at approximately 2pm after a young male was reported to be in difficulty in the sea close to the Deil’s Heed area of the town’s cliffs.
The volunteer crew at Arbroath lifeboat station received the news they had been hoping for on Friday (18th April) when the RNLI confirmed that a new Shannon class all-weather lifeboat will replace the Mersey class currently in service at the station
St Davids RNLI Fundraising Branch are holding a CEILIDH featuring Fiddlebox again this year - 17th May @ 7.30 pm – 11 pm in Solva Memorial Hall
On its first call-out of 2014, the Abersoch RNLI inshore lifeboat was requested by Holyhead Coastguard to attend two separate incidents, but on both occasions the volunteer crew’s assistance was not required.
The all weather lifeboat at Shoreham was launched on service to a 68ft vessel, which had broken down three miles south of Hove at 2.20pm on Monday 21 April.
At 7.15pm on Tuesday evening, March 22, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat to launch to assist a family of three on board a 36ft cruiser, suffering engine failure and adrift by Hare Island.
Donaghadee lifeboat rescued a yacht and crew when they became becalmed in the Irish Sea on Good Friday (April 18, 2014).
The volunteers of Ilfracombe RNLI are celebrating after Saturday’s (19 April) Easter Eggvent took them over the £100,000 mark in the local launch and recovery vehicle appeal.
A new volunteer crew member at Exmouth RNLI lifeboat station has had a vital part of their crew training funded by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation.
On Easter Bank Holiday Monday, 21 April 2014 at 11.16 am,
The Eyemouth RNLI lifeboat and its volunteer crew were called out at 12:35 pm on Saturday 19th April 2014 in order to assist an 18 metre vessel who’s propeller had become fouled on a rope and was in danger of drifting on to nearby rocks.
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