Official launch of the new Penlee Lifeboat Book 'Service Not Self'
The new Penlee Lifeboat Station History Book 'Service Not Self' will be officially launched at Newlyn Fish Festival on Bank Holiday Monday 28 August
The author, Rachael Campey, will be on hand to sign copies and talk about her book journey along with her lifelong friend, Elaine Trethowan, the Penlee Lifeboat Press Officer.
Rachael is an award-winning journalist and editor based near York. She has edited three regional newspapers and was deputy news editor on The Times. She is now a freelance writer. Rachael comes from a seafaring family, her grandfather was a master mariner who ran away to sea at 14 from Padstow. She loves Cornwall and maintains a close bond with Mousehole and the RNLI.
For the next week Rachael will be staying in Mousehole and would be happy to talk about her book journey and how it came about. If you're interested in following up this story please make contact with Elaine Trethowan, Penlee Lifeboat Press
Officer OfficeOfficer on 0770 466 9406
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.