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Hoylake's hovercraft on the sand
Hoylake: I’ve never seen mud like that
What do you think of when you picture the beach? Golden sands? Glistening waves? Chances are, you’re not thinking of a landslide or stacks of thick, cloying mud. But for one family, and Hoylake RNLI, this was their reality …
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Jon stands on Mawgan Porth Beach with his lifeguard rescuers
‘It was like being in a washing machine’
Mawgan Porth lifeguards race to the rescue of a swimmer caught in a rip current.
How a life was saved
Shannon class lifeboat breaks through waves
RNLI rescues caught on camera
Watch a compilation of dramatic bystander footage showing RNLI lifeboat crews and lifeguards battling the elements to save lives 
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Aith’s Severn class lifeboat in rough weather
Saving Christmas
We’re all looking forward to spending time with our loved ones this Christmas. But as the following rescues show, RNLI lifesavers will drop all that in a second when others need their help.
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