Shell Island Sail and Power Club make generous donation to Barmouth RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

Barmouth RNLI Coxswain Mechanic Rob Williams and his wife Eve were invited to Shell Island on Saturday 17 November 2018 for their annual end-of-season dinner dance.


Rob Williams and wife Eve receive cheque from Commodore Phil Frost

The owners of Shell Island Resort and Campsite and the Sail and Power Club have long been staunch supporters of the RNLI and each year the Barmouth branch receive generous contributions from events held at the site. This year they were delighted to receive a cheque for £1,150 from Shell Island Sail and Power Club.

Coxswain Mechanic Rob Williams said:

‘Barmouth RNLI has, for many years, enjoyed a close working relationship with Shell Island and the Sail and Power Club and we are most grateful to them for their continued support.’

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