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  • Two call-outs in one day for Eyemouth lifeboat
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    Two call-outs in one day for Eyemouth lifeboat

    Eyemouth RNLI lifeboat was launched just before 10am on Monday 22 August 2016 after the Dutch registered yacht, Blue Spirit, called Aberdeen Coastguard for assistance.

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  • Rye Harbour RNLI rescues woman from river in multi-agency rescue
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    Rye Harbour RNLI rescues woman from river in multi-agency rescue

    On Wednesday 9 May the Rye Harbour lifeboat launched at 5:08pm in response to a request from HM Coastguard, following reports of a woman being in trouble in the River Rother half a mile north of Rye Fish Market.

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  • West Kirby RNLI launch to reports of people cut off by the tide
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    West Kirby RNLI launch to reports of people cut off by the tide

    On 6 May, West Kirby crew launched to reports of one or possibly two people cut off by the tide. After speaking to two females in the vicinity of the search area (who weren't in distress), and after a thorough search of the area, the boat stood down.

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  • Craster RNLI called out to help yacht in difficulty
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    Craster RNLI called out to help yacht in difficulty

    Craster RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat crew were called out on Sunday 6 May to assist a yacht that had run aground.

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  • Tenby all weather lifeboat launched after wave capsizes rib off Caldey Island
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    Tenby all weather lifeboat launched after wave capsizes rib off Caldey Island

    Tenby’s relief RNLI all-weather lifeboat was requested to launch shortly after midday on Thursday 10th May following a report that a large wave had capsized a rib off Sandtop Bay on the south-west side of Caldey Island. It was unknown if the occupants were still in the water.

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    Activate a Storm Force gift membership

    Got an RNLI Storm Force gift card? Use our simple online form to activate your little one’s Storm Force gift membership.

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  • £1m training fund helps Cardigan RNLI lifesaver learn vital skills
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    £1m training fund helps Cardigan RNLI lifesaver learn vital skills

    A recently recruited volunteer crew member at Cardigan RNLI lifeboat station has had a vital part of their crew training funded by Lloyd’s Register Foundation.

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  • Swanage all-weather launches to Mayday call for sinking yacht
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    Swanage all-weather launches to Mayday call for sinking yacht

    On Friday morning UK HM Coastguard received a Mayday call from a yacht, ‘Geechee’, that was reported to be sinking around 10 nautical miles southeast of Anvil Point, Swanage.

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  • Three teenagers taken to safety by Sheerness RNLI lifeboat
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    Three teenagers taken to safety by Sheerness RNLI lifeboat

    After being cut off by the tide three teenagers were removed from the Martello Tower off the Isle of Grain by the Sheerness RNLI inshore lifeboat.

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  • Two tows and a rockfall in 2 hours for busy Penarth RNLI crews
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    Two tows and a rockfall in 2 hours for busy Penarth RNLI crews

    We launched our Atlantic Lifeboat shortly after 4.30pm Friday 20 July.

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  • Poole Lifeboat diverted from training followed by a late night launch
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    Poole Lifeboat diverted from training followed by a late night launch

    Poole lifeboat crews were on exercise (Thursday July 20) when a call came through from UK coastguard that there was someone in the water near to Jazz Café that needed help, the casualty had entered the water and then felt unwell.

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  • Hartlepool RNLI volunteers were paged 24ft speed boat
    Hartlepool RNLI volunteer crew were paged at 3.15pm by Humber Coastguard to assist a 24ft speedboat with three people on board that had ran aground on Middleton beach.
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    Hartlepool RNLI volunteers were paged 24ft speed boat

    Hartlepool RNLI volunteer crew were paged at 3.15pm by Humber Coastguard to assist a 24ft speedboat with three people on board that had ran aground on Middleton beach.

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