The health crisis has hit our income hard. Lockdown halted the fundraising events we rely on to power our lifesaving service. Yet our volunteer lifeboat crew has never stopped being on call 24/7, ready and willing to save lives. They still need protective crew kit and fuel to launch our lifeboats. With your support, our crew will always be ready, right now and in the future.
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Know the risks:
The temperature of our waters can steal the air from your lungs and leave you helpless in seconds.
Around half the people who drown slip, trip or fall into the water. They don’t expect to get wet.
If you fall into water unexpectedly fight your instinct. Relax and float on your back. Float to live.
A further tasking came from UK Coastguard as the lifeboats were rehoused within the lifeboat station for two surfers struggling against offshore winds at Rest Bay. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was relaunched within minutes and