The Moelfre RNLI inshore lifeboat was called out twice in under three hours yesterday (Thursday) and assisted three people who had got into difficulties in the strong offshore wind.
A lifeboat man is always vigilant at busy Bank Holiday weekends and when Barmouth RNLI coxswain Peter Davies was cycling down Barmouth promenade on Sunday (30 August) he spotted a flare out at sea near the outer buoy.
St Ives inshore and all weather lifeboats were tasked this evening (Monday 31 August) at 7.45pm, to rescue a couple and their dog who had become cut off on the rocks near seal island, west of St Ives.
Words of gratitude for the volunteer crew of the Sheerness inshore lifeboat have been received from the owner of the cabin cruiser ‘Johanna’ involved in the above incident on August 1 this year.
Wicklow RNLI volunteers launched their inshore lifeboat at 6.30pm yesterday evening (Sunday 30 August) to assist two people on an 18ft motor boat with engine failure near Wicklow Head.
Ballycotton RNLI was launched at 7.12pm yesterday evening (Sunday 30 August) to aid a dolphin that was stranded due to extreme high tides in a bogland near Ballycotton.
During June, Lizard lifeboat crew member Simon Fayers took part in the Jester Baltimore Challenge, a single handed yacht race from Plymouth to Baltimore, Ireland.
The crew of the Dartmouth Lower Ferry reported their concerns about three paddle-boarders and a sit on kayaker attempting to paddle upstream, in the dark, against a very strong ebb tide.
On Sunday morning (30 August) volunteers from RNLI Kessock were mustering at the lifeboat station ahead of routine training exercise when they overhead a VHF Mayday call on from a yacht leaving Inverness.
The Invergordon RNLI lifeboat “Douglas Aikman Smith” launched mid morning on Sunday to respond to a call made to Aberdeen Coastguard via Wick Lifeboat to take over a tow of a Norwegian registered Sailing vessel.
At 1.07pm on Monday 31 August 2015 the volunteer crew members of the RNLI Beaumaris inshore lifeboat launched, at the request of H.M Coastguard to a report of a vessel with engine failure near the Caernarfon bar at the entrance to the Menai Strait.
Humber RNLI lifeboat station has recently been visited by the Food Standards Agency. They conducted a snap inspection of the facilities and practices surrounding the handling and preparation of food for the ten full time crew at their remote station.
Bude Inshore Lifeboat launched twice today and saw new crew member Kieran Marshall attend his first service launch
An emergency radio alert that an elderly woman had become unconscious on a yacht led to Cowes lifeboat and the Lee on Solent-based Solent helicopter rushing to the scene at lunch-time today.
Larne RNLI assisted four men on a yacht which got into difficulty in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 30 August).
The RNLI Peterhead Tamar lifeboat ‘The Misses Robertson of Kintail’ launched on Saturday 29 August with its volunteer crew, at 5.04pm, to assist a waterlogged listing tanker after a collision between two boats.
The RNLI lifeboats from Redcar were launched on Sunday 30 August 2015 to rescue a man and his dog after they were reported to be cut off by the incoming tide at Huntcliff, Saltburn, just moments after the end of a fundraising event in the seaside town.
Volunteers from Kilmore Quay RNLI rescued 10 people who were understood to have been in the water for up to five hours last night after their 18ft leisure craft boat overturned off the Saltee Islands in county Wexford.
Two youngsters pulled to safety by Rnli crew members.
The Volunteer crew members of the R N L I Beaumaris lifeboat were paged at 7.42 am on Friday 28 August and the Inshore Lifeboat launched to conduct a search of the water and coastline near the Menai and Britannia Bridges
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