Two men were rescued from the base of Huntcliff, Saltburn by RNLI lifeboats on Monday 6 July 2015 after being trapped by the tide - but only after a friend searched the internet for the telephone number for the emergency services.
The current busy spell for Margate’s RNLI lifeboat crews continues with three calls in one day ranging from a disabled yacht in blustery conditions to four people pinned against the harbour wall in an inflatable.
Five people were pulled from the water by RNLI lifeguards in two separate rescues on Pembrokeshire beaches this weekend.
The Sheerness RNLI inshore lifeboat (ILB) was called to assist a jet ski in trouble off Minster at 6.56 pm on Monday 6 July.
Child’s Play was the name of the yacht in trouble in the Solent today, and it proved child’s play for a crew member of Cowes lifeboat to swiftly sort out the problem.
RNLI lifeguards will be up to their full complement in Wales this weekend (Jul 11) when daily safety patrols begin at two more beaches.
Horton and Port Eynon RNLI lifeboat was launched on Sunday afternoon, 5 July, after a report was received from Coastwatch at Rhossili of an abandoned tent and personal belongings near Worm's Head.
An injured youth was evacuated by RNLI lifeboat from a shingle beach at the foot of Llandudno's Great Orme headland on Saturday 4 July before being transferred to hospital by ambulance.
History has been made on the RNLI's Yarmouth lifeboat as Vicky Tribe becomes the first female in 91 years to join the volunteer crew.
The skipper of a 44ft yacht put out a mayday call to the UK Coastguards, after his sailing yacht collided with the bow of an anchored fishing boat in Hayling Bay.
RNLI lifeguards patrolling Whitsand Bay had an eventful day this Saturday (4 July) when they saved two young boys’ lives and assisted a man with a dislocated shoulder.
Ilfracombe’s volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew launched at 8pm on Saturday evening (4 July) to two kayakers who were struggling in the difficult sea conditions.
RNLI lifeguards on beaches in the Vale of Glamorgan were involved in searches and rescues at Barry Island, Southerndown and Llantwit Major this weekend.
The Port Talbot RNLI lifeboat was called out on Friday 3 July and Saturday 4 July.
Councillor Dave Simmons, Mayor of Rhyl for the 2014/2015 year, nominated the RNLI as joint charity of the year. The other recipient was the MS charity.
Staithes and Runswick RNLI volunteers successfully went to the help of a local fishing boat in trouble on Tuesday morning.
RNLI lifeguard, Isaac Stopard, rescued a young girl and an elderly woman yesterday (5 July) after they were dragged into the water by heavy breaking waves at Blackpool Sands.
THE volunteer crew of Donaghadee’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution Lifeboat rescued two people and their dogs after the party got into difficulties during a family kayaking trip on Saturday afternoon (July 4).
At approximately 1pm on July 1 2015 the volunteer shore crew readied and launched the Atlantic B class lifeboat Max Walls for the first of three emergencies in one day for Calshot RNLI.
A Kayaker in trouble near Hill Head triggered an immediate launch by the volunteer lifeboat crew at Calshot RNLI.
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