Members of the RNLI Dart inshore lifeboat team were all receiving calls on Wednesday morning about a calf that had fallen from cliffs into the sea.
With a 9 metre spring tide washing in and a beautiful red sunset over the Burry Estuary last night, the setting at Burry Port Harbour couldn't have been any more picturesque.
At 9.40pm on the evening of Monday 31 August in calm conditions, Largs lifeboat launched to the aid of a person reported to be in the water off Kip Marina Inverkip.
At 4.53pm on Friday 28 August Largs lifeboat received their first shout of the weekend to attend a small craft which was reported to be broken down west of Wee Cumbrae Island.
Dunbar’s RNLI lifeboat volunteers supported fire, police and coastguard rescuers attempting to get a nine year old girl down from cliffs after she got stuck.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has a group of inspiring runners taking part in the Morrisons Great North Run on Sunday 13 September and is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to support and cheer them on.
The MV Hoy Head roll-on roll-off ferry suffered a breakdown and Longhope lifeboat was called out as a precaution.
At 6.09pm on Monday 31 August 2015 Belfast Coastguard requested the assistance of the Helensburgh RNLI lifeboat after being advised that there was a 29' yacht aground on the Cockle Bank off Greenock.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is now looking to train lifeguards to work on Scotland’s beaches in summer 2016.
The Lizard, Falmouth and Penlee RNLI all-weather lifeboats and a search & rescue helicopter from RNAS Culdrose were tasked this afternoon just after 2:30pm to search for a diver reported to be missing approximately five miles south of Lizard Point.
Penarth RNLI volunteers rescued a man in imminent danger who jumped into the water from the town’s pier.
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.
RNLI lifeboats from Sheerness, Gravesend and Southend were on station at the start of the Round the world Clipper Race.
The RNLI lifeboat from Aberystwyth was asked to go and assist a local lobster fishing boat who had suffered engine failure four miles South of Aberystwyth on Sunday (30 August) at 7.30pm.
RNLI lifeguards across the south west were involved in several incidents this weekend as the Bank Holiday brought plenty of people to the coast.
The first shout followed a 999 call to the coastguard at 2.45pm on Sunday 30 August reporting a motor boat with engine failure that was stranded without any power, one mile offshore and two miles east of Littlehampton harbour.
Bude and Padstow lifeboats wowed the crowds in a joint demonstration with a search and rescue helicopter during Bude Lifeboat Day.
The volunteer crew at Little & Broad Haven RNLI lifeboat launched on service after reports of two people in the water at Druidstone yesterday evening (August 31).
At 2.25pm on Tuesday 1 September, Tenby’s inshore lifeboat was requested to launch following a report to Milford Haven Coastguard that a dinghy was in difficulty and unable to make headway against offshore winds at Tenby’s South beach.
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.
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