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The little guys meet the Penlee crew (Part 1)

So let’s clear something up. Penlee lifeboat station is not, in fact, in Penlee. It’s in Newlyn, on the western edge of Mount’s Bay in Cornwall. 806 more words


UK: Body of missing woman recovered by lifeboats from Filey and Flamborough - Published 180315 0915z (GMT/UTC)

The body of a woman has been recovered by RNLI volunteer crews from Filey and Flamborough in a prolonged and difficult combined operation in the early hours of Tuesday 17 March.

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A busy weekend for the little guys

It was a big weekend for the little guys, with visits to the Penlee, Newquay and Lizard lifeboat stations. We’ll be bringing you pictures and stories from our visits over the coming days and weeks, but in the meantime here are a few photos of the Crew ‘on station’. 133 more words


The Great Green Recyclable Regatta

The little guys were delighted this weekend just gone to be invited to Portishead’s Great Green Recyclable Regatta. Organised by the lovely people at… 567 more words


"Dead Wake": A Review

By now we have all come to know and love Erik Larson.

We love his personal-interest stories set in a dramatic and glamorous past. In the Garden of Beasts… 419 more words

Book Reviews

On the setting of standards

One of my Dad’s jobs when he was a Divisional Inspector with the RNLI was, as the name may suggest, to inspect the readiness of the crews, the boats and various other aspects of stations’ operational activities. 920 more words