Jack Lowe, photographer and life-long enthusiast of the RNLI, is embarking on an ambitious project to visit all 237 RNLI lifeboat stations, whilst capturing stunning glass images along the way. This week he continues across North Devon and Somerset.
A 40-strong team of volunteer lifeboat crew members and supporters will start on the first leg of their Seiclon 2015 challenge on Friday.
RNLI volunteer lifeboat crews from Sennen Cove and St Ives were tasked to assist a yacht which had taken on water on Sunday (28 June). The yacht was being towed by a larger, 42 foot Cornish Lugger.
RNLI lifeguards rescued a bodyboarder caught in a rip current off Newgale South beach earlier this afternoon.
Tighnabruaich lifeboat met up with the Vikings on Loch Fyne over the weekend.
More than 50 Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) volunteers from across the north of England were honoured at the charity’s regional awards ceremony at York Racecourse on Sunday (28 June).
Looe’s popular fundraising raft race took place on Sunday 28 June, with the town bursting with onlookers and supporters. The event was organised by Looe Boat Owners Assiocation (LBOA) and all the proceeds go to Looe Lifeboats.
The volunteer crews from Horton and Port Eynon RNLI lifeboat were involved in rescues in rough seas at the Gower beauty spot.
Two lifeboat stations joined forces to assist a 15 meter yacht to safety.
RNLI lifeguards assisted a five year old girl who had paddled out of her depth on her bodyboard off Caswell Bay on Saturday.
An RNLI lifeguard spotted three men struggling in the surf as he patrolled the swim area between the red and yellow flags at Crantock beach on Saturday (27 June).
RNLI lifeguards assisted a 64 year old woman who was struggling to breathe off Whitesands beach yesterday afternoon.
RNLI lifeguards will be returning to three of Vale of Glamorgan’s busiest beaches this weekend to offer safety advice and assistance over the summer holidays.
A celebratory ball was held at the Grand Pavilion in the town on Friday 26 June - 50 years to the day after the the rescue service was launched.
On Sunday 28 June at around 1.00pm as they were recovering the Largs lifeboat from exercise training, on their VHF radio the volunteer crew overheard a Pan Pan call from a vessel in distress.
An off duty lifeguard and volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew member spotted danger and swam 200m to rescue the surfer while Porthcawl RNLI's two lifeboats were called to assist.
Cowes RNLI lifeboat’s state of preparedness because of the famous Round the Island Race on Saturday was put to good use three times over – but unlike other lifeboats on the day none of the incidents involved any of 1,500-plus competing yachts.
RNLI lifeguards patrolling St Ouens Bay, in Jersey, had an eventful day yesterday (Sunday 28 June), after they were called to carry out two major first aids and one rescue in difficult conditions.
Abersoch RNLI launched the inshore lifeboat at 2.50 pm on Saturday (27 June) to the aid of a broken down RIB off west Cilan, three miles south southwest of Abersoch.
The RNLI held its Annual Presentation of Awards at the Guinness Storehouse on Saturday (27 June 2015) where the charity presented 55 awards to volunteers, groups and businesses from across the country.
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