On the evening of Thursday 21 May at 9.05pm Largs RNLI volunteer crew received a launch request from Belfast Coastguard.
On Sunday afternoon 24/05/2015 at 1.14pm Largs lifeboat was, for the fifth time this weekend, called upon.
Ilfracombe RNLI’s new Shannon class lifeboat is due to arrive in the town next week (Saturday 6 June).
Tenby RNLI were requested to launch the all-weather lifeboat Haydn Miller yesterday afternoon at 4:20pm by Milford Haven Coastguard to a 12 meter fishing vessel.
On Bank Holiday Sunday, 24 May, enthusiastic fundraisers from Barmouth RNLI again turned out to raise money for their favourite charity at the annual ‘Boathouse Rocks’ event.
Despite the cloud and heavy drizzle during the morning the RNLI Open Day on Sunday, 24th May was very well supported.
After the usual Sunday morning training session at Horton and Port Eynon lifeboat station, the volunteer crew were washing down the lifeboat and re fuelling it, when a call was received of a jet ski sinking in Oxwich Bay.
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeguards are once again helping school pupils across Yorkshire to stay safe at the seaside with their ‘Hit the Surf’ programme in Scarborough, Whitby and Bridlington.
Two groups of paddle boarders caught in offshore winds were rescued by RNLI lifeguards off Newgale beach on Sunday afternoon.
A temporary shop has opened next to the build site of Scarborough RNLI’s new lifeboat house.
Volunteers at Northumberland’s busiest lifeboat station are inviting would-be crew members and fundraisers to join them on Saturday 30 May to learn more about what it takes to be part of their life saving team.
Local lifeboat enthusiast, Blair Durno, has raised £250 for the RNLI after collecting sponsorship for taking part in the recent Welly Walk organised by Arbroath Ladies Lifeboat Guild as part of the RNLI’s national Mayday fundraising event.
Horton and Port Eynon lifeboat station was visited today (26th May 2015) by RNLI fundraiser Adam Short, who called into the station as part of his 6600 mile trek around the UK coast.
It has been a busy bank holiday weekend for Margate’s RNLI lifeboat volunteers, assisting two small craft which encountered difficulties off the north Kent coast.
The Moelfre RNLI lifeboat ‘Kiwi’ launched yesterday (25th May) at 5 pm to assist a broken down 18 ft speedboat with 6 people on board off East Mouse, Amlwch.
At 8.16 am on Monday 26 May 2015 the volunteer crew members of the R N L I Beaumaris inshore lifeboat launched, at the request of H.M Coastguard who had received a 999 call relating to five men in a boat at anchor in the Menai Strait.
Brighton RNLI’s inshore lifeboat Random Harvest was launched on Friday 22 May at 1.44pm to a 25ft yacht in difficulty.
Dramatic video footage of a fisherman, who suffered a seizure two miles out to sea, being winched from an RNLI lifeboat up to an RAF helicopter has been released by the charity that saves lives at sea.
Bank Holiday Monday, 25th May, saw a fourth Queen, RNLI Lytham St Annes all-weather lifeboat Her Majesty the Queen join the three Cunard Queens on the River Mersey during Cunards 175th birthday celebrations.
At 4.20pm on May 26th, 2015, volunteer crew members from Criccieth's RNLI lifeboat station were tasked by HM Coastguard to launch and assist a powerboat suffering from engine failure in the Porthmadog estuary.
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