Shannon class lifeboat during sea trials
The Lifeboat Fund is currently running it’s 150th Anniversary Appeal. The Appeal covers 2015 to 2017. The mid-year of 2016 marked 150 years since a group of civil servants first campaigned around government offices to buy a lifeboat for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution...


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With stormy weather around take extra care near the coast. Rough seas may look exciting but getting too close can b…
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‘That’s true courage’: on why he'll always support the
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Make a note! March 26 first ever comes to Bournemouth turning the beach into a seaside assault cours…
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RT : No photo is worth risking your life for. As passes through please .
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we're glad to have you on board Nick :-)
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RT : stirring things up, the wave buoy showing 4.5m+ waves in the next few hours. Stay a safe distance…
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Launched from West Mersea, Essex about twenty minutes ago -

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