Kyle of Lochalsh RNLI's volunteer crew were paged at 6:20pm Thursday 17 April 2014, after a family requested assistance on the Isle of Skye
The crew of Bundoran RNLI Lifeboat, together with local fishermen and members of Irish Water Safety recently welcomed a group of students from Lucan, County Dublin who had created a new school’s guide to water safety in Ireland’s rivers, lakes and seas.
Eastbourne all-weather lifeboat (ALB) raced to the assistance of a stricken yacht which had lost steerage dangerously close to submerged rocks near the Holywell pleasure beach.
Scarborough Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has received a generous donation towards its on-going Supacat appeal from a ladies group called the ‘Dollie Mixtures’.
The volunteer crew responded to a call for help at 11.50am from the skipper of a small boat with a friend and a small boy on board reporting they had broken down close to Largs Marina and were drifting.
The skill and bravery of Newhaven RNLI’s coxswain during a six hour search for a teenager missing in atrocious sea conditions is to be recognised with one of the charity’s highest accolades.
Alderney's RNLI volunteers were tasked yesterday (Wednesday 16 April) to search part of Guernsey's south-east coastline following the possible sighting of a person in the sea.
Lifeguard try-outs will be held to find potential lifesavers to patrol the beaches of Norfolk and Suffolk this summer.
The volunteer crew of the Beaumaris lifeboat launched at 2.55pm and 6.50pm on the 17 April 2014 at the request of H M coastguard in respect of two incidents that occurred on the Menai Straits.
The RNLI Peterhead relief Tamar lifeboat Frank & Anne Wilkinson with its volunteer crew was called at 11.11 p.m. on Tuesday 15 April 2014 to a reported sighting of a distress flare off Peterhead.
At 7.39 pm on Monday 14 April 2014 the volunteer crew members of the Beaumaris lifeboat were requested by H.M. Coastguard to search the waters near Caernarfon for a person believed to be in the water.
RNLI volunteers from Salcombe lifeboat station were kept busy on Tuesday when they were launched four times in seven hours.
The RNLI crew at Porthdinllaen have a spring in their step after receiving the keys for their purpose built boathouse.
At 8.43 pm on Tuesday 15 April 2014 the volunteer crew members of the Beaumaris lifeboat were requested by H.M. Coastguard to search the waters near Port Dinorwic for persons believed to be in the water.
In anticipation of another summer scorcher, eight of the RNLI’s Dorset lifeguard team will visit over 40 schools around the county next week, teaching children how to stay safe on the beach this summer.
Conwy inshore lifeboat was launched at 3.50pm on Wednesday 16April
The RNLI is today (Tuesday 15 April) revealing the ten stunning short-listed images from its My Coast photography exhibition. The short-list will now be narrowed down to one winner by a public vote on the charity’s Facebook page.
A 35 foot yacht, stuck fast this afternoon on a rocky ledge near Cowes, with just one man aboard, became the subject of a precautionary visit from local RNLI lifeboat.
Friday (11th April) was a busy night for the volunteer crew of Kinsale RNLI as they collected two West Cork community awards for bringing to safety the 30 crew members of the training ship 'Astrid' that sank outside Kinsale harbour in July last year.
Shortly after 7.20 pm on Monday, 14th April, 2014 both Criccieth lifeboats launched to investigate reports of a drifting jetski off Borth y Gest near Porthmadog.
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