Calshot RNLI boat crew attend to three injured Cowes week sailors

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(Credit RNLI)

Date: 11/08/2011

Author: Tim Woodcock, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer

Calshot RNLI all weather lifeboat crew were called upon three times today (Thursday) to attend to injured yachtsmen during Cowes Week. In the first incident a crewman aboard a J80 class yacht received a serious head injury after an accident. He was treated aboard the boat by Calshot lifeboat’s Doctor and a Doctor aboard the yacht before being transferred to the Gosport and Fareham Inshore Rescue boat to airlifted to Southampton General Hospital.

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Hunstanton lifeboat launched to suspected tidal cut off

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Hunstanton RNLI crew inspect wreck of Vena during exercise (Credit RNLI Hunstanton)

Date: 11/08/2011

Author: Geoff Needham, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer

At 11.52am on Wednesday 10 August, Yarmouth Coastguard requested the launch of Hunstanton lifeboat to a report of eight people out on the wreck sands at Brancaster and in danger of being cut off by the tide as it started to flow.

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Announcement by Kos Pictures

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Wells lifeboat rescues Dutch barge in heavy seas

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Wells lifeboat towing the Dutch barge into Wells outer harbour (Credit RNLI/Wells)

Date: 08/08/2011

Author: John Mitchell, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer

Wells-next-the-Sea’s all-weather lifeboat was called to rescue a Dutch barge whose engine had broken down in rough seas off Blakeney Point on the North Norfolk coast yesterday afternoon.

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4 diverse roles in 24 hours for the RNLI Alderney lifeboat

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Exercise with HMS Portland (Credit RNLI/Joanna Parmentier)

Date: 05/08/2011

Author: Joanna Parmentier, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer

Alderney’s Trent class all-weather lifeboat Roy Barker I has within the last 24 hours fulfilled four very diverse functions for the community of Alderney.

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Poole RNLI inshore lifeboat crew launched to a boat that would not float

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Poole RNLI inshore lifeboat Sgt Bob Martin No 50 (Credit Rob Inett- Poole RNLI )

Date: 31/07/2011

Author: Anne-Marie Clark, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer

Poole RNLI inshore lifeboat launched this afternoon (Sunday July 31) to a vessel, an 18ft fletcher which was taking on water with four people onboard near to Aunt Betty buoy, which is the main cardinal buoy near to the fuel barge, just over halfway up Poole harbour .

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