Second Sunday afternoon shout for Penarth RNLI crews
Penarth volunteer lifeboat crews had just a few hours between shouts this afternoon, Sunday 25 June 2017
A quick check by crews followed by a wash down, refuel and the lifeboat was ready for service just over an hour after the initial page.
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.