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The Flying 9's set to visit 13 lifeboat stations to raise funds for the RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

The Flying 9’s, a group of Porsche enthusiasts, are set to visit 13 North Wales lifeboat stations to raise vital funds for the RNLI.

The Flying 9's

The Flying 9's a group of over 25 Porsches will drive 300 miles to visit each of the 13 lifeboat stations in North Wales. Setting off from Flint at 7am on Saturday 30 September and arriving at the final station in Llandudno at approximately 5pm.

The funds have been raised through commercial sponsors and donations. If you would like to support the Flying 9’s challenge, you can donate by visiting –

Notes to editors

  • Photo credit: The Flying 9’s
  • Flint RNLI lifeboat station was established in 1966. To learn more about the lifeboat station go to
  • Since 2018 Flint RNLI have launched 79 times, saving three lives and aided a further 19 people

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For more information contact Carly McCarthy and Aby Norwood Flint RNLI volunteer press officers, at [email protected] or [email protected].

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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