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Portpatrick RNLI receives continued support from local hotel

Lifeboats News Release

Portpatrick RNLI Lifeboat crew were invited to the Portpatrick Hotel and Apartments to receive a £500 donation to the RNLI from hotel manager Konrad Palruski.

Lifeboat crew with a cheque

Portpatrick Hotel

Portpatrick Lifeboat Crew receive donation from Portpatrick Hotel

Ian Beck, Chairman of Portpatrick Lifeboat said: 'The Portpatrick Hotel and Apartments support our Lifeboat station and crew in many ways throughout the year. They are always happy to host events and team meetings and continue to be a generous donor to our annual Lifeboat Week coffee mornings. This additional monetary donation from Konrad and the team just further cements the great partnership our charity has with the hotel. I know the whole of the crew at Portpatrick Lifeboat join me in thanking the Portpatrick Hotel for supporting us in our mission to save lives at sea.'

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Notes to editors

RNLI Training Costs – Average annual training cost for individual crew members £1400*. Layered clothing and boots for ALB crew member £1600*

*Source RNLI Loud and Clear 2022

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