RNLI welcomes home its lifeboat Staines Whitfield
RNLI station has this week welcomed home its Atlantic 75 lifeboat,
called The Staines Whitfield.
the end of April the lifeboat was sent to the RNLI's lifeboat
repair facilities for its regular four-yearly refit.
boat was temporarily replaced by another lifeboat from the RNLI
Wednesday, the relief lifeboat was launched from Burnham beach,
whilst the Staines Whitfield was launched from the River Brue
and they took part in a towing exercise with Burnham RNLIs
Deputy Launch Authority Rod Southwell's yacht 'Walrus'.
interesting addition is a new on-board video camera, which has
the ability to record details of rescues and incidents.
lifeboat Jack and Joyce Burcombe has been returned to the pool
fleet, ready to take up service at its next relief assignment.
The two lifeboats together at Burnham Sailing club just prior
to the recovery of Jack and Joyce Burcombe