Eastbourne RNLI’s inshore lifeboat launched at 21.00 on Wednesday night to assist a visiting yachtsman in his 6m electric powered craft which was running low on charge
An unmanned open sailing boat, adrift in the Solent, led to the launching of Cowes RNLI lifeboat this morning.
Thieves attempted to break into Exmouth RNLI lifeboat station overnight on Tuesday (16 September). The station suffered damage when a glass window was smashed, but fortunately nothing was taken.
A generous crowd filled the Dragon Theatre on Wednesday evening, 17th September, when Norma Stockford, Barmouth RNLI Voluntary Lifeboat Press Officer, gave an illustrated talk on Barmouth’s historic connection with the sea.
RNLI Dart Lifeboat Fundraising Branch has been successful in bringing a visitor centre to Dartmouth.
Cardigan’s RNLI Atlantic 85 class lifeboat, Albatross, was launched on Tuesday 16 September at 2:39pm to rescue a 17 foot vessel which had broken down 2.5 miles from Cardigan Island.
Patterdale terrier Archie ran off edge of cliffs on Walton's backwaters
The crew from Mudeford RNLI were tasked at 9.47am to search for a missing angler from Avon Beach.
Port Talbot RNLI lifeboat was tasked at 10.45am on Tuesday 16 September after reports of a dory in trouble just off Aberavon beach.
Lytham St. Annes Lifeboat, Her Majesty the Queen, will be departing her boathouse for Poole at the weekend.
Crosshaven RNLI assisted two fishermen this morning (Wednesday 17 September) after their trawler got into difficulty off the Cork coast.
Coastal safety campaigners for the RNLI in Norfolk are trying a novel approach to getting the charity’s safety messages across: by emblazoning a slogan on a lifeboat station slipway!
On Friday 12 September, the Most Revd. Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York, and the Right Revd. Paul Ferguson, Suffragan Bishop of Whitby paid a visit to RNLI Whitby Lifeboat station.
On Monday 15 September Whitby’s all-weather lifeboat George and Mary Webb was launched at 1.35pm to go to the assistance of the 28ft leisure vessel Amy, lost in fog with two people on board, thought to be off Kettelness end.
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) volunteer crews from Flamborough and Bridlington launched this afternoon (Tuesday 16 September) after a helicopter crashed close to Flamborough Head.
Torbay’s volunteer lifeboat crew were launched to a kayaker in the water near Meadfoot beach last Wednesday (10 September).
A Porthmadog based specialist rock engineering firm, Colin Jones Rock Engineering Ltd, has helped Criccieth RNLI lifeboat secure a steel container used to temporarily house their inshore rescue boat.
RNLI volunteers at Moelfre are calling on local people to throw them a lifeline by volunteering at the station’s award-winning Seawatch centre.
Alex Wilkinson, a young Barnsley photographer, visited Scarborough Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) yesterday (Monday 15 September) to collect his award for winning the charity’s My Coast photography competition.
Volunteers at St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Station are celebrating after bagging £13,100 from ASDA in Pembroke Dock.
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