Craster RNLI is sending out its own call for help

Lifeboats News Release

Craster lifeboat station is looking for extra recruits to join the volunteer crew to help save lives at sea.

RNLi/Nathan Williams

RNLI crew kit

The charity is looking for people who live in or close to Craster, who are aged 17 and over and who would like a new challenge or want to do something special.

From crew for the lifeboat through to volunteers to help at the shore with launch and recovery, Craster RNLI would like to hear from prospective new recruits.

All RNLI crew members receive the best equipment and top class training, ensuring that they are equipped to help save lives at sea and potentially make a difference in someone else’s life.

From more details please contact or message the station on Facebook Craster Lifeboat Crew RNLI.

RNLI Picture caption

The photograph shows an essential part of the volunteer crew kit - the iconic RNLI ‘yellow wellies’. Credit: RNLI/Nathan Williams.

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For more information, please contact Matty Bolam, RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on: 07736314401or at:

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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.

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