Oban lifeboat crew carry out medevac from yacht in the Sound of Mull
The volunteer crew of Oban RNLI lifeboat were called to transport a man from a yacht in the Sound of Mull for medical reasons on the afternoon of Saturday 8th October 2016.
The lifeboat was ready for service again by 2:12pm.
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Iain Fulton, Oban Lifeboat Press Officer
Tel: 07855 555539
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The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and, in a normal year, more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.