Watch: Larne RNLI assist yacht in difficulty with the help of a pod of dolphins

Larne RNLI assisted two men whose yacht had run into difficulty on the passage between Bangor and Campbeltown…with a little helping hand from a pod of dolphinsThe Larne RNLI all-weather lifeboat was launched at 1.46pm on Wednesday 5 July, following a report from Belfast Coastguard that a 30ft yacht with two people onboard had got into […]

A first for Wales: Ferryside Lifeboat to get a rescue hovercraft

The independent Ferryside Lifeboat is to receive funding for a new rescue hovercraft, believed to be the first of its kind in WalesThe Ferryside Lifeboat on exercise. Credit: You TubeA new rescue hovercraft will soon be used to help save those stranded on the Towy Estuary in south Wales. The independent Ferryside Lifeboat has just announced […]

UK Coastguard and RNLI assist catamaran near the Mersey Bar

The UK Coastguard asked for the assistance of the Hoylake RNLI after a high speed catamaran suffered engine problemsThe RNLI Hoylake was deployed to assist a 46 tonnes, 21 metre high speed catamaran which suffered loss of propulsion in one of its twin engines and was having difficulty manoeuvring. The Dalby Humber had been working […]

RNLI Dover and Dungeness assist Coastguard in cargo vessel collision accident

Two RNLI all-weather lifeboats were launched after a cargo vessel collided with a stone barge three miles south west of DoverVolunteer crew of the RNLI Dover and Dungeness all-weather lifeboats, City of London II and the Morrell, received a request to launch at 8.50am on Sunday 20 November. The UK Coastguard had had been alerted that […]