Mumbles Raft Race date announced

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Rafts take part in the race

The volunteer crew of The Mumbles lifeboat have announced the date of this years annual raft race.

4 pm on Sunday August 11th will see the start of the race from Knab Rock in Mumbles. The race will be an ‘Out and back’ race from the start around a halfway marker and back to the slipway near to Verdi’s.

In past years the race has raised up to £25,000 for the charity and teams are requested to contact the station as soon as possible to register to race as places will be limited. To get in touch just email

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