The Redcar RNLI lifeboat was tasked on Sunday 27 July 2014 after a small fishing boat suffered engine failure approximately 1.5 miles north of Saltburn.
RNLI New Brighton lifeboat responded to a report that a small vessel was in difficulty out from the Gunsight picnic spot on the Leasowe shore. The call came just before 11pm, it was dark, high water at midnight and sea choppy.
Lifeboat Week in Lyme Regis ended with a splash last night as the volunteer crew lost the tug o' war across the harbour entrance to a coastguard team boosted by the surprise inclusion of two rugby stars.
Whitstable’s new Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco and its launching tractor and carriage have now entered service after two days of crew training and exercises.
Dunmore East volunteer lifeboat crewmember, Roy Abrahamsson, married Tramore native, Caroline Kiely, in Dunmore East this weekend and Roy’s lifeboat colleagues turned up in full life-saving kit to wish the couple every happiness in their married life.
The volunteer crews of both the All-weather lifeboat and Inshore lifeboat have had a varied and busy time this week
Ramsey’s Mersey class RNLI lifeboat, the RNLB Ann and James Ritchie, was launched on Saturday evening (26th July) to go to the assistance of a 40ft yacht with engine failure.
It was been a busy weekend for the volunteer lifeboat crew with Lough Ree RNLI.
Volunteers at Newbiggin lifeboat station are celebrating tonight after a successful fundraising afternoon that raised around £2300.
Wicklow RNLI were called out during their station open day today (Sunday 27 July).
Both the inshore and all weather lifeboats were launched on Saturday 26 July to a report of a swimmer in distress off Hove at 11.10pm.
Both RNLI lifeboats launched at 1.40pm (Saturday 26 July) this afternoon after a small boat with four occupants sank eight miles north east of Wicklow harbour.
Summer certainly hit the North Coast of Ireland with a bang this week. As temperatures topped 27 degrees, the volunteer crew of Portrush Lifeboat Station experienced one of their busiest weeks.
At 9.45pm on Saturday evening, July 26, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat to launch to assist two people on board a cruiser aground at Drominagh, at the northern end of Lough Derg.
Lifeboat Day in Redcar proved a huge success, despite the fundraising being interrupted by an emergency call to rescue four people trapped by the tide beneath cliffs at Saltburn.
Lifeboat crew at Ballycotton RNLI launched this afternoon (Saturday 26 July 2014) after the alarm was raised by a local ferry that a yacht with two people onboard had capsized 300 metres from Ballycotton Lighthouse off the Cork coast.
Blyth Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeboat assists two kayakers in foggy conditions at the entrance to Blyth Harbour.
The rescue of a 12-year-old girl and her big brother who were caught in a rip current off Ramsgate beach has prompted a school holiday safety message from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).
The present hot weather has resulted in a number of callouts for the Horton and Port Eynon Lifeboats station. Most recently the lifeboat has been launched for rescues on 2 consecutive days.
The volunteer crew of Walmer RNLI lifeboat were called to assist a yacht and its skipper who had gotten into difficulty 1 mile east of ‘The Butts’ at Kingsdown.
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