Largs Sea Safety Volunteer Retires After 18 Years
Sea Safety Volunteer David Wishdish has decided to retire after 18 years of dedicated volunteer work.
David is himself a yachtsman and holds a wealth of knowledge in all matters connected to the sea and sailing with a particular knowledge of safety,the use and maintenance of lifejackets and associated marine safety devices.
All management and crew at Largs lifeboat station thank David for his many years of dedicated work which many sea farers' will have benefitted from and wish him a well earned retirement.
Key facts about the RNLI
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.