RNLI Portishead Roll The Old Chariot Along

Lifeboats News Release

Volunteer crew sing a sea shanty to keep spirits up during lockdown.

Have you ever wondered what our volunteers at RNLI Portishead do when they have spare time?
Well we have an answer, crew volunteers Paul Weston, Lu Shephard, Chris Wade, Nick Williams, Jake Bacon, and Jem Smale decided to record a sea shanty...without actually being together!

We hope it brings a few smiles to faces of their supporters and community! Have a watch and listen and let us know what you think?

Just a little note: the video contains a mixture of footage from before and during coronavirus regulations.

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