Beaumaris Lifeboat launched on service despite the open day being postponed.
As a number of the crew had taken time off work to attend the open day before it was postponed due to the adverse weather conditions. It was decided to launch the lifeboat on a bad weather exercise. But this was interrupted when tasked to an incident.
Interested in becoming a crew member?
The charity welcomes people from all walks of life and no previous sea-going experience is needed to join the lifeboat crew. The RNLI provides fantastic training to turn ordinary people into lifesavers. By volunteering with the RNLI people will gain some great experience, knowledge and skills.
Beaumaris RNLI are always looking for new volunteers to help run the lifesaving service. If you are aged 17 or over, physically fit, work or live within 10 minutes of the lifeboat station and eager to join a lifesaving organisation then please come by and say hello.
The volunteers meet every Thursday evenings at 6.00pm for their weekly training exercises.
Notes to editors:
REVISED date for the Lifeboat Open Day 2016 is
Sunday 11 September 2016 between 11.00 am to 4.00 pm
Stalls and events at the Boathouse,
Subject to operational requirements a display by the lifeboat
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.