Anatomy of a rescue - how to save a life

Watch the lifeboat crew from St Catherine rescue a canoeist, and see some of the hidden details that go into saving someone's life

To save a life at sea, it takes dedicated volunteers, hours of training and the right equipment for the job, as St Catherine lifeboat crew demonstrated when they effected this quick and safe rescue of a capsized canoeist in cold and rough seas. From crew training to lifesaving equipment, this video gives you an insight into what our crews are doing and thinking when they answer the call to save a life.