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 […]

Video: Four schoolgirls rescued after boat capsizes on River Thames

The four rowers were rescued by the RNLI when their boat crashed and capsized on the Thames.The four schoolgirls were out on the Thames rowing when their boat hit a buoy, crashed and capsized. The rowers from Chiswick, west London, were spotted and promptly rescued by the RNLI, who pulled them out of the cold Thames waters. […]

Yarmouth RNLI’s largest tow mission in Lymington

The Yarmouth RNLI was called in to assist a 105 tonnes trimaran after it suffered power failure The Yarmouth RNLI Allweather Lifeboat was called out on Thursday 13 October to assist an 88ft, 105 tonnes trimaran after it experienced power failure in Lymington. The Coastguard alerted the RNLI volunteer crew just after midday. The Allweather […]