On the hottest day of the year so far, with temperatures reaching 27 degrees Celsius in Dorset, lifeguards on Lyme Regis beach came to the aid of a 63 year old lady who had fallen ill at 5:30 pm on 18 July.
The RFA Cardigan Bay recently returned to the UK after completing an important mission in the Middle East lasting just over four years.
Barry Dock RNLI lifeboat volunteers launched at midnight last night (21 July) after reports of a man unwell on a yacht.
Guernsey RNLI recognised Mr Alf Solway's fundraising efforts on Wednesday eve
Angle RNLI’s all weather lifeboat responded to a Pan-Pan (urgency) call on Thursday (July 21) from an eight metre RIB, which had run aground, with five people on board, off Pennar Flats in the Milford Haven Waterway.
On Monday 18 July at 5.12pm the Fishguard inshore lifeboat received a request to launch from the Coastguard to investigate an unoccupied kayak seen drifting off Aberbach, Dinas.
The Fishguard RNLI all-weather lifeboat Blue Peter VII was launched on Sunday (17 July) at 1.52pm after a request from the Coastguard to assist two divers near Dinas Head.
No fewer than 15 people on six dinghies, two kayaks and a lilo were assisted by Barmouth inshore lifeboat in a single day.
With hot weather and busy beaches in Poole Bay and Christchurch, RNLI lifeguards were able to put their winter training to use with the rescue of over 20 people who found themselves in difficulty throughout the week.
Conwy RNLI volunteer crew were paged by HM Coastguard at 2.20pm on Thursday (21 July) to assist a 27ft yacht which had suffered engine failure following a day of racing.
Crews from Gravesend, Southend and Sheerness RNLI lifeboat stations combined to rescue two injured jet skiers.
Newquay's RNLI lifeboat volunteers responded to their pagers at 9.49pm on Wednesday (20 July) and launched within four minutes, in response to several 999 calls reporting four people in the water from a capsized boat off Great Western Beach.
Volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew members in Weymouth launched both the town’s lifeboats last night (Wednesday 20 July) after a swimmer got into difficulty while swimming in the sea off Durdle Door.
RNLI lifeguards in Hayle came to the aid of a young rugby player who was injured while training at the beach.
Earlier this afternoon the crew were tasked by Solent Coastguard to a report of a capsized Jet ski off Branksome , outside the harbour at 14.30pm (Wednesday July 20).
H. M Coastguard paged the volunteer crew members of the RNLI Beaumaris lifeboat at 10.18 am on Thursday 21 July 2016.
Penarth RNLI lifeboat station has launched an appeal to raise £52,000 for a new lifeboat.
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeguards rescued a man who had got into difficulty just after 6pm at Skegness beach on Tuesday (19 July).
The RNLI will take New Brighton lifeboat station temporarily off service for several weeks following a dispute with several lifeboat and hovercraft crew volunteers over a new training programme and the station’s management
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