West Mersea Lifeboat news. Spring has sprung and the Lifeboat Station is now open to visitors on weekends and bank holidays. We will be opening every weekend throughout the summer until October. Do come and visit us. We open from 11.30am until 4pm... Read More→
Published on April 30th, 2017 | by West Mersea RNLI
West Mersea Lifeboat news. A busy few days and a sleepless night. We’ve had a flurry of shouts and a busy time over the bank holiday weekend at West Mersea Lifeboat Station. Our launches are detailed day by day below... Read More→
Published on April 10th, 2017 | by West Mersea RNLI
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is the charity that saves lives at sea. It was founded in 1824 by Sir William Hillary and it has saved 141,500 lives since then. Inspiring lifeboat crews for nearly 200 years, Sir William Hillary’s motto, “With courage, nothing is impossible” still stands strong today... Read More→
Published on January 12th, 2017 | by West Mersea RNLI
West Mersea Lifeboat news. By Leafy Dumas, Lifeboat Press Officer. January 2017. We welcome in the New Year with a new page in the lifeboat logbook. Here are the entries for last year’s shouts... Read More→
IF YOU SEE SOMEONE IN TROUBLE AT SEA DIAL 999 IMMEDIATELY AND ASK FOR COASTGUARD.The Coastguard will assess the situation and decide which emergency service is required whether it be a Lifeboat, rescue helicopter or land based vehicle.