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  • Launch: 3rd September 2006

    Sunday 3 September 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    You just can’t tell them!   Skegness RNLI inshore lifeboat the Leicester Fox II was called out at 11.54am on Sunday when it was reported that three children were drifting out to sea off Ingoldmells in a dinghy.   There was a strong ... Read More
  • Launch: 3rd September 2006

    Sunday 3 September 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    Air & sea search   Both Skegness RNLI lifeboats were launched on Sunday afternoon following a report of a man in the sea off Butlins. The man was observed in the sea with a kite and he appeared to get back to shore although the first info... Read More
  • Launch 20th August 2006

    Sunday 20 August 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    Swimmer rescued at Skegness.   Skegness RNLI inshore lifeboat rescued a 19-year-old man from the sea off the pier head on Sunday afternoon. The man had been swimming in the sea and got into difficulties – when he was rescued just before 2pm h... Read More
  • Launch: 19th August 2006

    Saturday 19 August 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    Skegness ILB launched to Jacksons Corner following a report that an inflatable was blowing out to sea. The owners had abandoned the craft and nobody was in danger so the ILB returned to station. ... Read More
  • Launch: 12th August 2006

    Saturday 12 August 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    Yacht loses 3 overboard   Skegness RNLI all weather lifeboat the Lincolnshire Poacher launched at 5.30pm on Saturday August 12th to go to the aid of a yacht in trouble about 35 miles east of Cleethorpes.   The Poacher was called to ... Read More
  • Launch: 9th August 2006

    Wednesday 9 August 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    Leicester man rescued on airbed.   SKEGNESS RNLI inshore lifeboat Leicester Fox II rescued an 18-year-old man from Leicester off Winthorpe Avenue just after 3.40pm on Wednesday August 9th.   The man, who was floating on an ... Read More
  • Launch: 8th August 2006

    Tuesday 8 August 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    Missing child sparks sea search.   Both RNLI Skegness lifeboats launched on Tuesday afternoon after a child was reported missing in the sea at Ingoldmells. An RAF rescue helicopter was also called to be on the safe side but the child was soon... Read More
  • RAF helps RNLI

    RAF helps RNLI

    Sunday 6 August 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    RAF Waddington has adopted the Royal National Lifeboat Institution as its charity and over the weekend five members of the SERE unit were joined by lifeboat man Mike Pieniak in a 36-hour fundraising marathon.   ... Read More
  • Sharks good, inflatables bad, warns the RNLI

    Sharks good, inflatables bad, warns the RNLI

    Wednesday 2 August 2006. Author: Alison Levett

    Worrying research that shows kids who live inland think sharks are a greater danger at the seaside than inflatables has helped prompt a new RNLI safety campa... Read More
  • Launch: 30th July 2006

    Sunday 30 July 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    Dinghies keep crews busy. Skegness RNLI inshore lifeboat the Leicester Fox II was called out to the first of a rash of dinghy incidents at noon on Sunday July 30th. An inflatable 200 yards off... Read More

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