Courtmacsherry RNLI arrived in Union Hall at 1am this morning (27 September) with a stricken 60ft fishing boat that had got into difficulties some seven hours earlier when the crew reported in a Mayday call at 5.46pm that they were sinking.
An island medical evacuation was carried out today (Monday 26 September) by the volunteer crew of Clifden RNLI on the Mersey class all-weather lifeboat Fisherman's Friend.
The volunteer crew were paged at 8.38am today (Tuesday 27th September) after the two people aboard the commercial fishing boat, K2, contacted the coastguard.
The selfless work of RNLI crews and fundraisers was celebrated in a special event last week as the charity thanked its volunteers for all that they do to help save lives at sea.
On 24 September for the third year running, a local business, Antonio's Ice Cream Parlour, in Exmouth generously donated the sales from their two competition winning ice creams to Exmouth RNLI.
The Mayor of Ards and North Down, Deborah Girvan, is accustomed to the stormy waters of local politics but on Sunday morning (25 September) the Alderman proved she also has the sea legs for lifeboat work.
Largs lifeboat and her volunteer crew members sprang into action on three separate occasions over the weekend.
Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 lifeboat, Lewisco, was launched at 7.37am on Tuesday 20 September to a 60ft sailing vessel which had run aground near the entrance to Faversham Creek in The Swale.
As RNLI lifeguards brought the 2016 season to a close at the weekend, the charity that saves lives at sea has reminded anyone planning a trip to the beach during the autumn and winter months to respect the water.
At approximately 9pm on Sunday 25th September 2016, Morecambe’s RNLI lifeboat station came under attack by a gang of about 30 stone throwing youths who proceeded to smash a large observation window; causing hundreds of pounds worth of damage.
Little & Broad Haven Fundraising Branch members Mary Whitewright and Ken Ainge have recently been notified that there lifelong service to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution is to be further recognised by the highest RNLI award of all.
History was made at Lyme Regis lifeboat station today (Sunday) when the town’s vicar conducted a christening service for two children of an RNLI volunteer and his wife.
On the morning of Sunday the 25th of September 2016 a mother and daughter who were saved by volunteer crewmembers at Criccieth RNLI, called-by to thank their rescuers.
Members of Howth RNI will gather at the lifeboat station on Sunday (2 October 2016) to name their new inshore lifeboat Aideen Cresswell in memory of the incredible woman who funded it.
Cries for help from two men aboard a yacht off Calshot beach led to the launching of Cowes lifeboat last Wednesday evening.
Lifeboat volunteers from Sunderland RNLI Station had a very busy day today (25 September) with volunteers responding to two separate incidents, along with one of their routine weekly training exercises.
Wicklow RNLI Inshore lifeboat launched shortly after 5pm this evening, (Sunday 25 September) to assist a person on a broken down Jet Ski.
Blackpool RNLI volunteers were called out at 7.30pm on Sunday evening (25th September 2016) to assist three people in the water at North Pier. Both of the station’s D class lifeboats launched in difficult conditions and made their way to the scene.
The coastguard received a telephone call from a member of the public reporting there was a woman in the sea just west of Butlin’s in Bognor.
Penarth RNLI's Atlantic Class lifeboat was launched at 1pm this afternoon to a yacht that had lost all power.
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