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  • Skegness Lifeboat 'Lincolnshire Poacher' off for Refit

    Skegness Lifeboat 'Lincolnshire Poacher' off for Refit

    Wednesday 12 May 2010. Author: Russell Matthews

    The Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher left Skegness yesterday morning (Tuesday) for a major refit in Scotland.The Poacher launched from Skegness at approx 1030 BST for the short passage to Grimsby fish docks where she was lifted out of the water... Read More
  • RNLI Legacy Awareness Week

    Monday 10 May 2010. Author: Alison Levett

    A Lincolnshire woman whose sister left the Royal National Lifeboat Institution a generous legacy to help save lives at sea is urging people to follow her sister’s example and consider leaving the charity a gift in their Will during the RNLI’s first Legacy... Read More
  • Skegness lifeboats '2nd busiest' in The North in 2009

    Skegness lifeboats '2nd busiest' in The North in 2009

    Monday 25 January 2010. Author: Alison Levett

    As figures are released today (Monday 25 January) showing volunteer Royal National Lifeboat Institution crews in the north of England had their busiest year on record in 2009, the charity is calling on the public to support its biggest day of fundraising,... Read More
  • Skegness RNLI lifeboats called twice to fishing vessel

    Friday 13 November 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    Both Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeboats at Skegness were called out yesterday (Thursday) evening when a fishing vessel ran aground on a sandbank east of Gibralter Point. The all-weather lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher and inshore li... Read More
  • RNLI Lifeboats Escort Lost Vessel to Safety

    RNLI Lifeboats Escort Lost Vessel to Safety

    Monday 28 September 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    The Skegness Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeboat, Lincolnshire Poacher, launched last night (Sunday) to search for a motor yacht lost somewhere to the north of the wind farms off the coast of Lincolnshire.The 48ft vessel Bessie was on pass... Read More
  • Skegness - Busiest Lifeboats and Lifeguards in North Division

    Skegness - Busiest Lifeboats and Lifeguards in North Division

    Wednesday 23 September 2009. Author: Alison Levett

    Preliminary figures* issued today (23 Sept) by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) show the charity’s lifesavers in the north of England have had their second busiest summer on record. RNLI lifeboats in the north launched 620 times i... Read More
  • Skegness Lifeboats Search for Missing Boat in The Wash

    Sunday 20 September 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    Both Skegness Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeboats were called out last night (Saturday) to join a major search for a boat lost somewhere in The Wash. The 30ft sailing yacht Alpha A, with three people on board including a 12 year-ol... Read More
  • Skegness Lifeboat Rescues Fishing Vessel

    Skegness Lifeboat Rescues Fishing Vessel

    Saturday 29 August 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    The anticipated busy bank holiday weekend got off to an early start yesterday (Friday) when the Skegness RNLI lifeboat launched to help a broken down fishing vessel. The 60ft FV Fruitful Harvest was without power and drifting, with three people on boar... Read More
  • Lifeboat launched following red flare sightings at Ingoldmells

    Tuesday 25 August 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness RNLI lifeboat the Lincolnshire Poacher launched late last night (Monday) to investigate sightings of red flares from Ingoldmells Point. The volunteer crew on the all-weather lifeboat launched at 11:35pm to perform radar and night-vision se... Read More
  • RNLI lifeboat crews and lifeguards braced for busiest weekend of the year

    RNLI lifeboat crews and lifeguards braced for busiest weekend of the year

    Monday 24 August 2009. Author: Alison Levett

    The volunteer lifeboat crews and lifeguards of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) are preparing themselves for what is traditionally their busiest weekend of the year. Over an average August bank holiday weekend in the north of England, th... Read More

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