Polperro Boat Skippers Donate £390 to Looe Lifeboat Station
Following their end of season meal, skippers of Polperro tripping boats donate £390 to the Looe Lifeboat Appeal.
Receiving the £390 donation, crew Aaron Rix thanked Tim, Michelle and the boat skippers on behalf of all of our crew. Volunteer helm, Clive Palfrey, introduced Tim and Michelle to Jennifer Crew and Will Jaycock, two of our three new volunteers, Clive explained that the donation would be used towards the cost of the drysuits, lifejackets and helmets needed for our latest volunteers.
Notes to editors
Information• Re-established as an inshore lifeboat station in 1992, Looe RNLI operate two inshore lifeboats
An Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II and a D Class Ollie Naismith
• Looe RNLI have launched the Looe Lifeboat Appeal – Ollie Naismith II to raise £78,000 for a replacement D Class inshore lifeboat Ollie Naismith II
• For further information on Looe RNLI Lifeboats please visit our website https://rnli.org/find-my-nearest/lifeboat-stations/looe-lifeboat-station
• Looe RNLI Facebook page
RNLI media contactsFor more information please telephone Ian Foster, RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer for Looe Lifeboat Station, on 07902 753228 or [email protected] or [email protected] or Amy Caldwell, RNLI Regional Media Manager, on 07920 818807 or [email protected] or Emma Haines, RNLI Regional Media Officer, on 07786 668847 or [email protected].
Alternatively you can contact the RNLI Duty Press Officer on 01202 336789.
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 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and 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.
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