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Last Call Out

June 26th, 2016|1 Comment

10th July Today while at the station 12:33 we noticed a 16 ft Picton Speedboat with engine failure drifting down towards the old Road bridge shallows on the fast ebbing tide, We launched immediately notifying the Coastguard and requesting Loughor Mobile Coastguard to attend. a jet-ski also assisted but struggled to pull the craft to safety with their jerky towing we sat along side them to make sure they both got in safely to recover. Services involved Milford Haven Coastguard Loughor Mobile Coastguard and Loughor Lifeboat

Do you have what it takes?

June 3rd, 2016|1 Comment

Do you have what it takes to become a Volunteer Lifeboat Crew Member? Are you available to train on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings? Can you spare time to help fund-raise at events to keep the Lifeboat service going? Do you live within 3 miles of Loughor Lifeboat Station? Even if further you can still join our shore Crew or fundraising team. If you can answer yes to these questions then please get in touch with us Whether you are male or female we have a role for you Loughor Lifeboat is an Independent Lifeboat one of three within Wales, we are funded by the community by holding flag days and attending local events as well as donations from local groups. We cover from worms head to St Ishmaels right up into Pontarddulais providing a declared service to the Maritime Coastguard Agency 365 days a year 24 hours a day 7 days a week. All our volunteers are totally unpaid and are provided with high quality training through the RYA as well as PPE ( personal protective equipment) to help make the role safe. Each applicant will undertake a 12 month training program and receive full training in First Aid as well as chart reading and much more we ask that you have a full UK driving licence or other mode of transport to enable you to attend training. If you are interested in joining a Family of dedicated volunteers then please get in touch with us email: mail@loughorlifeboat or leave a message on 01792 891 891