New generation of crew makes lifesaving a family affair at Abersoch RNLI
Abersoch RNLI rang in the New Year with their annual New Years Dip, it was a special morning for Senior Helmsman David ‘Fritz’ Williams as he was joined for the first time by his daughter, Enlli Williams on the Atlantic 85.
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.