Southend-on-sea’s RNLI inshore lifeboat was launched from the pierhead boathouse at 5.57pm on Friday 12 September, to an 18ft speedboat with engine failure at Leigh.
A rigid inflatable boat with two people on board was brought to safety today by Llandudno RNLI inshore lifeboat after getting into difficulties off the Great Orme headland and calling Holyhead Coastguard for assistance.
RNLI lifeguards on patrol at Tregonhawke beach in Whitsand Bay rescued a woman and three children on Saturday (13 September) after they got swept off their feet in the large swell and into the path of a strong rip current.
Exmouth RNLI volunteers have had a weekend full of activity, responding to the call of the pager five times and assisting 14 people. The lifeboats have launched eight times in as many days, making it a very busy week for the station.
RNLI 2nd Coxswain Jonny Long and Branch Treasurer Jackie Bailey from the Barrow station were on hand recently when they were presented with a £5,000 donation towards their funds by Mrs Maureen Richardson of Walney Island.
Llandudno RNLI inshore lifeboat launched at 2.20pm today following reports that two kayaks, one towing another, were in difficulties close to the resort's pier.
The volunteer crew of the Beaumaris R N L I lifeboat were paged at 1.44 pm on Monday 15 September to go to the assistance of a speedboat which contained two adults and a child, the boat being aground on a sandbar.
On Sunday September 14 at midday while out on exercise, both St Davids all weather (ALB) and inshore lifeboats (ILB), with their volunteer crews were tasked to go to Newgale beach, where a report had been received that a swimmer was in difficulties.
The lifeboat launched to a stricken sailing yacht suffering with engine failure unable to make way against the tide.
Volunteer crewman from the RNLI’s Barrow station launched both their inshore and all weather lifeboats tonight, Sunday 14th September 2014, to go to the assistance of a motor vessel with a propeller fouled on a mooring rope.
The Plymouth lifeboat and her volunteer crew were called out at 11.45a.m. this morning (14.09.2014) to reports of a yacht in distress some 3 miles south of the Eddystone lighthouse.
Port Talbot RNLI lifeboat was tasked at 4.15pm on Saturday 13 September, to assist a 20 foot yacht which had run aground at the entrance to the River Afan.
Penlee RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew launched to assist the yacht Emerald Blue which had dismasted this morning (Saturday 13 September) 7 miles south east of Newlyn.
Both Eastbourne lifeboats were launched on Friday afternoon following reports from a passing vessel that a yacht was motoring at speed 5 miles offshore with no crew on board
Volunteer lifeboat crew with Red Bay RNLI were paged last night (12 September) at 6.55pm.
Kyle of Lochalsh RNLI's volunteer crew were called out to medical emergencies twice within a six hour period on Saturday
Montrose volunteer lifeboat press officer Jim Strachan visited his former place of work and viewed HMS Gannet.
At 4.45pm on Wednesday 10 September Oban Lifeboat was tasked by Stornoway Coastguard to assist a 38ft yacht with engine problems.
Video footage of a training exercise which simulated two large passenger boats ‘colliding’ on the River Thames has been released by the RNLI.
Newquay RNLI lifeboat volunteers were paged by Falmouth Coastguard at 6.27pm on Wednesday (10 September) and rescued a woman trapped on a ledge by the high spring tide opposite Towan Island.
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