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  • 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
  • Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Ball raises £8,000 with help from Centrica

    Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Ball raises £8,000 with help from Centrica

    Tuesday 11 October 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    The first Skegness RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) Lifeboat Ball in association with Centrica has been hailed a huge success having raised £8,002.91 for the charity that saves lives at sea. The fundraising event, held at The Suncastl... Read More
  • Late Summer Weekend Keeps Skegness RNLI Lifeboats Busy in October

    Late Summer Weekend Keeps Skegness RNLI Lifeboats Busy in October

    Monday 3 October 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    Both RNLI lifeboats stationed at Skegness have been in action over the weekend as the hot weather brought thousands of visitors to the beaches of the Lincolnshire resort. On Saturday, Skegness inshore lifeboat Peterborough Beer Festival IV was ca... Read More
  • Last few Lifeboat Ball tickets still available

    Last few Lifeboat Ball tickets still available

    Thursday 22 September 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    A limited number of tickets are still available for Skegness lifeboat station’s first Lifeboat Ball, in association with Centrica, on Saturday 8 October 2011.Tickets for the black-tie event, to be held at The Suncastle, Skegness, are priced at £35 and eac... Read More
  • Two rescued from inflatable by Skegness RNLI

    Two rescued from inflatable by Skegness RNLI

    Sunday 28 August 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) inshore lifeboat Peterborough Beer Festival IV rescued two people from a small inflatable dinghy blowing offshore earlier today (Sunday). The call came at 11:30am, when two inflatables - each with two... Read More
  • Skegness, Mablethorpe and Humber RNLI lifeboats assist yacht off Lincolnshire coast

    Skegness, Mablethorpe and Humber RNLI lifeboats assist yacht off Lincolnshire coast

    Sunday 28 August 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    Three RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboats were launched this afternoon (Sunday) when a yacht required assistance off the Lincolnshire coast. Skegness all-weather lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher was requested to launch just before 3pm whe... Read More
  • Skegness RNLI lifeboats help injured wind farm man

    Tuesday 16 August 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    Both Skegness RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboats were called into action at the same time yesterday (Monday) afternoon to two separate incidents off the Lincolnshire coast. All-weather lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher was requested t... Read More
  • Skegness RNLI tasked to motorboat and missing child

    Skegness RNLI tasked to motorboat and missing child

    Tuesday 16 August 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    Peterborough Beer Festival IV, the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) inshore lifeboat at Skegness, was called into action twice again today (Tuesday). The lifeboat was first requested at 5pm when the skipper of the 28ft motor boat Gola require... Read More
  • Skegness RNLI lifeboat assists four on speedboat

    Skegness RNLI lifeboat assists four on speedboat

    Sunday 14 August 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) inshore lifeboat Peterborough Beer Festival IV was called to assist a small speedboat with four people on board yesterday (Saturday) afternoon.The speedboat, Red Lighting, had suffered power failure appr... Read More

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