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Special Exmouth Lifeboat Station engagement evenings throughout August

Lifeboats News Release

The volunteers of Exmouth RNLI Lifeboat Station will be inviting visitors to see their station, lifeboats and lifeguards close up and in action during special events tonight and every Wednesday evening in August 2022, each designed to be of interest to every age group.

RNLI/John Thorogood

Exmouth RNLI All Weather Lifeboat 13-03 R & J Welburn launching.

Our wonderful Shop Volunteers will be keeping our well stocked RNLI Shop open late and our knowledgeable Tour Guides will be available to provide information about the station itself, lifeboats, lifesaving equipment, rescue activity and history.

Subject to operational requirements, both our all weather Shannon lifeboat, 13-03 R & J Welburn and inshore lifeboat, D-805 George Bearman II, will be launching on exercise at shortly after 6pm with a member of the lifeboat crew providing a step by step walkthrough of the launching processes. And Exmouth RNLI Lifeguards will be on hand to provide a demonstration of their work.

So why not pick your date and come on down and find out more about how your local charity that saves lives at sea operates in your local community.

Each event is planned from 5pm to 7pm on the following dates :

Wednesday 3 August 2022

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Wednesday 24 August 2022

Wednesday 31 August 2022

We can't wait to welcome you - Exmouth Lifeboat Station, Queens Drive, Exmouth. EX8 2AY !

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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Contacting the RNLI - public enquiries

Members of the public may contact the RNLI on 0300 300 9990 (UK) or 1800 991802 (Ireland) or by email.