Liverpool Yacht Club raise £250 in tinsel star race on the Mersey

Lifeboats News Release

Liverpool Yacht Club presented New Brighton RNLI with a cheque for just over £250 (Sunday 12 January) today raised at the tinsel star yacht race

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Liverpool Yacht Club present their cheque to New Brighton RNLI
The Tinsel Star race is an annual fun event held by Liverpool Yacht Club which takes place after Christmas.
Challenges this year ranged from crossing the start line backwards, decorating the boats and singing Christmas carols as they passed the lifeboat crew.
Eight boats took to the water this year which was supported by the RNLI Volunteer crew from New Brighton.

Following the race the members donated their race fees and a collection in the Marina bar afterwards raised just over £250 which was donated to RNLI New Brighton.

Today (Sunday 12 January) New Brighton RNLI crew members were invited over to the Yacht club where they were presented with the generous donation.

Dan Wardle, Helm, New Brighton Lifeboat said: ‘This is a great event and one which we are happy to support. It’s a fantastic gesture by everyone at the Yacht club for making this donation to New Brighton RNLI and one which will help towards training, kit and maintenance. Our crews are busier than ever at this time of year and donations are down. This donation could help to save the next life at sea.’


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Liverpool Yacht Club tinsel star race

RNLI/New Brighton

Liverpool Yacht Club tinsel star race

RNLI/New Brighton

Liverpool Yacht Club tinsel star race

RNLI/New Brighton

Liverpool Yacht Club tinsel star race

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