Two members of the RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew at Porthdinllaen were awarded long service medals recently in recognition of 20 years dedicated service with the RNLI.
An empty red kayak drifting across Fishguard harbour resulted in both RNLI lifeboats launching on Sunday 26 July to conduct a search of the harbour after a member of the harbour staff alerted HM Coastguard.
RNLI lifeguards patrolling Tregonhawke beach assisted a group of surfers yesterday (Sunday 26 July) after they became caught in strong cross shore winds and were being swept across the beach.
Mudeford RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew rescued four people from a yacht in bad weather after it ran aground yesterday (Sunday 26 July).
At 3.52pm on Saturday 25 July, 2015, HM Coastguard requested the Launch of Stranraer RNLI Lifeboat to the disused Military Pier at Cairnryan.
Poole Inshore lifeboat volunteers were tasked earlier today (Saturday July 25) to respond to a ‘Mayday’.
Mudeford and Poole RNLI lifeboats assisted a catamaran which started taking on water three miles south east of Bournemouth on Saturday (July 25).
The RNLI's Yarmouth all weather lifeboat was called out to assist a lone yachtsman in difficulty in extremely rough seas off the Needles last night.
A 13 metre yacht, with torn sails and unable to make headway in gale force winds, was towed to safety by RNLI Angle’s all weather lifeboat on Sunday (26 July).
Two shouts in two days for Lymington RNLI crew aboard Atlantic 85, (B-882), David Bradley
Organisers of Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week remain optimistic despite eight days of sunshine, showers and torrential downpours.
Six people were rescued on Saturday evening (25 July) by Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat volunteers after they ended up adrift in a dinghy.
Clifden RNLI was busy at the weekend with two call outs in quick succession in the early hours of Sunday morning (26 July) .
Local support helps raise funds to help save lives at sea.
A PLEA to be aware of the dangers of rip currents has been issued after an RNLI lifeguard rescue at a Ceredigion beach.
RNLI lifeguards treated a man who had suffered a suspected seizure while walking on the coastal path.
Falmouth volunteer lifeboat crewmembers’ pagers were activated at 7am on Friday (24 July). The coastguard had received a mayday call from a lone yachtsman, sailing from France to Falmouth.
At 13.34hrs on Saturday 25 July 2015, Seahouses Lifeboat Operations Manager was in the boathouse, when he heard a 7mtr Dive RIB (Rigid Inflatable boat) with 9 divers on board, attempting to call local boats on VHF radio Ch 16.
For the third consecutive Saturday in July Abersoch RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew had two calls in the day.
Wicklow all weather lifeboat RNLB Annie Blaker was requested to launch by the Coast Guard at 2.03pm this afternoon (Sunday 26 July).
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