Volunteers at St Agnes RNLI Lifeboat Station held a formal naming ceremony and service of dedication for their new D class lifeboat XKalibur on Saturday 30 April.
At 2.40pm on Bank Holiday Monday (2 May) Abersoch RNLI launched their inshore lifeboat at the request of Holyhead Coastguard to search for a missing windsurfer in the area between Quarry Beach, Llanbedrog and St Tudwal’s Island east.
Abersoch RNLI launched their inshore lifeboat The Peter and Ann Setten at 9.23am on Saturday (30 April) after receiving reports from Holyhead Coastguard of a 30 foot yacht out of fuel and unable to anchor.
Following a fundraising coffee morning, almost £500 has been raised for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).
Flint RNLI 50th Anniversary Appeal benefitted by over £400 on Bank Holiday Monday when nine cyclists rode the 50 mile return journey from Flint lifeboat station to the Cheshire Ice Cream factory.
At 6.43pm on Bank Holiday Monday 2 May 2016 the volunteer crew members of the RNLI Beaumaris lifeboat were requested to attend an incident involving a male near the Menai Suspension bridge.
Ilfracombe RNLI crew member Mark Weeks and his touring Michael Bublé theatre show this weekend swapped their formal footwear for something a bit more yellow.
Plymouths inshore and all weather lifeboats were at sea today, but not in their usual capacity of saving lives. Coxswain Dave Milford and the volunteer crew had been given the honour of acting as the starting line for the prestigious race.
Following the annual Dunmore East RNLI 'Dash & Splash' and yellow welly throwing competition, vital funds have been raised for the RNLI.
Arklow RNLI lifeboat volunteers were alerted by pager at approximately 7pm on a fine Mayday Sunday evening (1 May) .
Volunteer lifeboat crew at Portaferry RNLI responded to a launch request from the coastguard today (Saturday 30 April 2016) to go to the aid of two men on board a yacht which had run onto rocks in Strangford Lough, County Down.
At the request of H. M Coastguard the volunteer crew members of the R N L I Beaumaris lifeboat were paged at 4.07 pm on Saturday 30 April to go to one vessel but before they returned to station they had been tasked to attend a further two incidents.
On Saturday 30 March at 1.57pm, an unexpected squall hit the mouth of Lymington river.
The Mayday bank holiday got off to an early start for the Swanage RNLI volunteers when the pagers sounded at 8am
Port talbot RNLI lifeboat was tasked at 1.30am on Friday (29 April) to assist police in the search for a missing person.
RNLI lifeguards will return to Littlehampton beach this bank holiday weekend to kick off the 2016 season.
Four members of top pro cycling team Wiggle High5 took a break from their Tour de Yorkshire preparation to support the RNLI’s Mayday campaign, by swapping their cycling shoes for lifeboat crew yellow wellies.
Former presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Shipping Forecast, Alice Arnold, revisits Cromarty, Hebrides, Dogger and Humber, as she reads the ‘Mayday Forecast’ and urges the public to support the RNLI’s Mayday campaign this bank holiday.
A volunteer helmsman and a prospective crew member of Teddington RNLI have been officially commended for their first aid skills and team work during a call to a person in distress on the River Thames towpath.
A volunteer crewman with the RNLI has recalled how he forgot about his wedding because he was so busy searching for a missing person.
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