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Muddy waters

Date: Summer 2009

Volume: 61

Issue: 588

How would the occupants of a yacht survive when it sank within seconds at the mouth of the Thames? Anne Millman finds out

On the overcast but cold morning of 17 February, Thames Coastguard at Waltonon- the-Naze heard an...

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Lifeboat Services

Date: Winter 1982

Volume: 48

Issue: 479

Scotland South Division Fourteen rescued A TRAWLER, Erlo Hills, ashore north west of the Mull of Kintyre, Argyllshire, was reported by Clyde Coastguard to the honorary secretary of Campbeltown lifeboat station at 0655 on Friday October 2,...

Category: Services

A Yawl

Date: Winter 1995

Volume: 53

Issue: 531

Medical Evacuation at Islay Islay's Thames class lifeboat was involved in a relatively routine medivac on 4 August 1994 but, routine or not, this account from one of those on the receiving end of a lifeboat service illustrates the...

Notes of the Quarter

Date: September 1962

Volume: 37

Issue: 401

THE remarkable variety of the services which life-boat crews are called upon to perform today is clearly shown in the accounts received from the stations during the spring and early summer of this year and recorded in these...

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The Late George Lennox Watson, Consulting Naval Architect to the Institution 1887-1904

Date: October 1937

Volume: 30

Issue: 331

IT is fifty years this year since George Lennox Watson, the yacht designer, of Glasgow, was appointed consulting naval architect to the Institution.

Looking back over these fifty years, one can say that Mr. Watson's...

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Boats & Bits

Date: Autumn 1992

Volume: 52

Issue: 522

NO YOU'RE NOT DREAMING! You can advertise free of charge your powerboat, yacht, sailing dinghy, jetski, motorboat, wetsuit, waterskis, in fact anything that is connected with water sports in the brand new FREE ADS MAGAZINE 1st Issue End...

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Past and Present

Date: Summer 1995

Volume: 54

Issue: 533

125 years ago From The Life-Boat of 1870 At a time when the RNU'sinamie from legacies is under scrutiny it is interesting to look back to the Institution's earliest days ami the wn / in which lifeboat* were...

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Ra (1)

Date: Spring 1992

Volume: 52

Issue: 520

On service in thick fog without radar A service to a yacht, unsure of its position in very dense fog and running low on fuel off Arran was conducted by the Campeltown lifeboat, with support from the Arran inshore lifeboat, in poor visibility...

A Fishing Vessel

Date: Autumn 2004

Volume: 59

Issue: 570

Scottish crews out in numbers Ravaged by remnants of the hurricane season, the British Isles were soaked and windswept in late summer 2004. At the end of one of the wettest Augusts on record, the rough sea conditions off the northern tip of...


Date: Spring 2007

Volume: 60

Issue: 580

INSIGHT The RnlI’s Vision is to be recognised as the most effective, innovative and dependable lifeboat and lifeguard service.

Here are just a handful of incidents from around the UK and RoI to give an insight into the...

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