takes to the water with RNLI for Duke of Edinburgh award
Sea Cadet and King Alfred School student Timon Massarella has
been taking part in the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme
and spending his voluntary service time at Burnham lifeboat station.
During his time at the station he has learned about navigation,
boat handling, shore team support, and experienced some acquaintance
trips aboard both Burnham-On-Sea's lifeboats during training sessions.
RNLI training has recently come to an end, but he continues with
the DofE award scheme in liaison with Burnham's sea cadets unit.
Launch Authority Lyndon Baker said: "Its been great
to see Timon develop in confidence throughout his time at the
station, as his knowledge and experience has grown. He was a proven
useful addition to the team and we hope he can continue to build
on the skills he's gained during his time here."
Lifeboat Station participates in the DofE scheme and those interested
in getting involved should get in contact via their school's DofE
coordinator, although there are limited places.