Volunteer swaps horse power for wind power
Walmer lifeboat volunteer Kelsey Coe undertakes a training voyage along the south coast.
The trip covered a 172 nautical mile round trip along the south coast from Portsmouth via Cowes, Poole and Weymouth. It offered the young people the opportunity to gain experience and to sample life aboard a sea-going vessel. The volunteers were split into port and starboard watches and took it in turns to cook and clean.
Speaking on her return Kelsey said, 'The trip was a valuable experience, allowing me the opportunity to learn new skills and put into practice those learned on the station.'
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