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  • RNLI lifeboats kept busy as summer arrives in Skegness

    RNLI lifeboats kept busy as summer arrives in Skegness

    Wednesday 25 July 2012. Author: Russell Matthews

    Both Skegness RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboats have been kept busy today (Wednesday) and yesterday as the summer sun finally reached the Lincolnshire resort. The inshore lifeboat Peterborough Beer Festival IV was called twice to hel... Read More
  • Skegness RNLI lifeboat assists lone yachtsman to safe waters

    Skegness RNLI lifeboat assists lone yachtsman to safe waters

    Tuesday 3 July 2012. Author: Russell Matthews

    The Skegness RNLI lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher was called out last night (Monday) to help a lone yachtsman struggling in The Wash.   The 26ft yacht Aloha with one person on board had been struggling... Read More
  • Lincolnshire Poacher on Lumley Road for Jubilee

    Lincolnshire Poacher on Lumley Road for Jubilee

    Sunday 3 June 2012. Author: Russell Matthews

    The Skegness lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher has found herself the farthest inland from her home near the beach since she arrived in the town in 1990. The lifeboat was carefully brought do... Read More
  • British soldier supports Skegness RNLI in “Afghanistan to Skegness” marathon

    British soldier supports Skegness RNLI in “Afghanistan to Skegness” marathon

    Monday 14 May 2012. Author: Russell Matthews

    A British soldier stationed in Afghanistan for the past six months has donated £421.30 to the RNLI following a marathon effort to run and cycle the equivalent distance between his base and Skegness.   Warrant Offi... Read More
  • Skegness inshore lifeboat rescues kite surfer

    Sunday 13 May 2012. Author: Russell Matthews

    The Skegness inshore lifeboat Peterborough Beer Festival IV was in action over the weekend, when a kite surfer was spotted struggling to get ashore on Sunday afternoon (13 May).   The lifeboat launched... Read More
  • Skegness RNLI Lifeboat escorts yacht to safety in strong winds

    Skegness RNLI Lifeboat escorts yacht to safety in strong winds

    Saturday 12 May 2012. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness' all-weather RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher was called into action for the first time in 2012 on Friday (11 May) when a yacht became dismasted in strong winds.   The ... Read More
  • Legacy of life-long RNLI volunteer helps fund next Skegness lifeboat

    Legacy of life-long RNLI volunteer helps fund next Skegness lifeboat

    Tuesday 24 April 2012. Author: Russell Matthews

    A legacy from dedicated Skegness RNLI volunteer Joel Grunnill MBE will help fund the town’s next all-weather lifeboat, which is to be named Joel and April Grunnill. The new lifeboat is expected to go on service in 2016 and will be an innovative &po... Read More
  • New RNLI lifejackets for Skegness lifesavers funded by local Lifeboat Ball

    New RNLI lifejackets for Skegness lifesavers funded by local Lifeboat Ball

    Monday 2 April 2012. Author: Russell Matthews

    Volunteer RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboat crew members at Skegness lifeboat station have today (Monday) unveiled their new state-of-the-art lifejackets, funded by proceeds from The Lifeboat Ball supported by Centrica Energy.Incorporati... Read More
  • First RNLI Shannon self-righting trial (video)

    First RNLI Shannon self-righting trial (video)

    Monday 30 January 2012. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness lifeboat coxswain John Irving was today (Monday) among guests at the first self-righting trial for the RNLI's newest lifeboat, the Shannon class. The lifeboat is the first of the class that is due to replace the RNLI's Mersey ... Read More
  • Skegness RNLI lifeboat rescues three during nine-hour shout

    Skegness RNLI lifeboat rescues three during nine-hour shout

    Sunday 11 December 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboat LincolnshirePoacher was called out early this morning (Sunday) when a motor vessel began taking on water 17 miles north-east of Skegness. The lifeboat was requested to launch at 00:36 to the ... Read More

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