A Speedboat with engine failure requested assistance as their main engine had failed, and the spare engine also had mechanical problems.
The RNLI lifeboats from Cleethorpes and Humber were called upon at approximately 10.05am on Friday 18 April.
At 11.40hr Saturday 19th April 2014, Humber Coastguard contacted the duty Launch Authority at Seahouses Lifeboat Station, and advised that a 19ft yacht had grounded a St Cuthbert's Island, beside Holy Island.
The inshore lifeboat at Shoreham was launched on Friday 18 April at 7.35am to a 16ft vessel, which had lost its propeller and was drifting.
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 volunteer crew members of the RNLI’s Criccieth lifeboat responded to three calls on Good Friday.
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.
Without any consultation the volunteer manager of the RNLI's Ramsgate and Broadstairs sales outlets recently announced on a town Facebook site that he was resigning and that this would result in the Broadstairs outlet closing altogether.
Newhaven’s Severn Class lifeboat ‘RNLB David and Elizabeth Acland’ was launched on Friday 18th April at 7:35pm to investigate sightings of red distress flares in the Seaford bay area after a member of the public had dialled 999.
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.
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.
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.
Newhaven’s Severn Class lifeboat ‘RNLB David and Elizabeth Acland’ was launched on 17th April at 9:07pm to search for two overdue kayakers.
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.
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