Charity Chief Executive Paul Boissier visits Pwllheli RNLI
RNLI Chief Executive Paul Boissier visits volunteer crew members at Pwllheli Lifeboat Station and site of the new multi million-pound boathouse.
Volunteers and officials from Pwllheli RNLI welcomed Paul Boissier as he visited stations around North Wales on his regional tour before his retirement in 2019.
Alan Jones, Chairman of Pwllheli Lifeboat said:
‘It was great to be able to welcome him to Pwllheli RNLI, to meet our volunteers and to visit the site for the new boathouse. There will always be a welcome for him to return to see us here at Pwllheli’
Work has now commenced at the site of the new boathouse which will be completed in 2020. The new facility will house the new Shannon class Lifeboat and the current D Class Lifeboat ‘Robert J Wright’
RNLI media contacts
For further information, please contact Tomos Moore, Pwllheli RNLI Crew Member & Lifeboat Press Officer on 07552 44644, Eleri Roberts Regional Media Officer on 07771941390 & Danielle Rush, Regional Media Manager on 07786668829
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.