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All welcome to Beaumaris RNLI Lifeboat Open Day.

Lifeboats News Release

All are welcome to the first Beaumaris Lifeboat RNLI’s Open Day since the removal of the Covid restrictions. Weather permitting it will take place on Saturday 19 August 2023 at Beaumaris Lifeboat Station by the pier between 11am and 4pm.

Relief Atlantic 85 'Irene Cornford' in the Menai Strait

RNLI/T Walters

Relief Atlantic 85 'Irene Cornford' in the Menai Strait

The event, which is free of charge, is hosted by the Beaumaris Lifeboat volunteers and various stalls including our own selling raffles and souvenirs will be located by the lifeboat station and on Beaumaris Green. Together with a retired Watson class all-weather lifeboat located on the pontoon at the end of the pier.

During the course of the day (assuming the lifeboat is not called away on a service) the Atlantic 85 lifeboat and her volunteer crew will perform a number of demonstrations

Beaumaris Lifeboat Press Officer John Pulford said 'the volunteers are all looking forward to the event: we hope that all who attend the event will have an enjoyable visit. It is a great opportunity for the public to meet and talk to the lifeboat volunteers as well as talking to members of the HM Mobile Coastguard Rescue Team. from Penmon.’

Last but not least a chance to meet Stormy Stan!

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.