The busiest Lifeboat Day yet?

It was sunny and very busy today for Lifeboat Day (which is still in full swing) so here’s hoping the RNLI makes lots of money to help them to keep people safe. Loved the demos, guys!  I created a few videos on my phone but uploading is proving difficult!

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Bude RNLI Lifeguards once again in action

By Ella Henwood Photo by: Tronic Pro (Sandymouth Beach)   While a recent change in weather had put summer on hold, Lifeguards have still been kept busy on the beaches. Now the sun is shining, there will no doubt be more to come.   Last week Sandymouth Lifeguards, Jacob and […]

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Bude Coastguard rescue at Northcott – what a drama!

In a dramatic series of events, the Bude Coastguard Rescue Team was paged at 21:32 last night (Saturday 12th August), following the report of a person stuck on the rocks at Northcott Mouth, with another person trapped having attempted a rescue. Rescue 924, the Coastguard rescue helicopter, was also scrambled, […]

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Bude RNLI Training Weekend

Visitors to Summerleaze beach in Bude this weekend (18-19 February) might be mistaken for thinking that there is a mass scale rescue underway. However, the source of all the action will be Bude’s volunteer lifeboat crew, taking advantage of the forecasted surf to undergo some rigorous training.   Chris Wilson, […]

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Bude’s Record Breaking Lifeboat Weekend Raises £27k

  The volunteer team at Bude RNLI are thrilled to announce that their 2016 Lifeboat Weekend (27-29 August) raised a record-breaking £27,000.   Looking ahead to 2017, the station’s fundraising volunteers are looking to recruit a new team to make next year’s event even bigger, hosting an Open Evening on […]

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Bude Lifeboat Week

It’s Lifeboat Weekend in Bude. Here’s a brief overview from their FB page but buy the programme for the full spec. Saturday 27th Charity Table Top Sale, locking in of the Mersey lifeboat at 2pm, refreshments and quiz night. Was chatting to a guy from Cormac along the canal yesterday […]

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Bude RNLI Rescues Professional Kayaker Caught Out by Conditions off Widemouth Bar

Bude RNLI was tasked to rescue a professional kayaker on Saturday evening after she capsized in large surf off Widemouth Bay.   Volunteer lifeboat crew were paged shortly after 11.30pm to respond to a 999 call from Ailien Rhijnsburger, a professional kayaker who is paddling around the UK solo. She […]

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Lifeboat Called Out to Assist Paddleboarders #Bude

Thanks to Lisa Tame of Bude RNLI for this report: Bude lifeboat was paged at 15.36 on Friday 2nd October to reports of two stand up paddle boarders (SUP). The paddle boarders were seen paddling straight out to sea from Summerleaze Beach and it is understood that the informant was […]

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First Shout For New #Bude Lifeboatman

Thanks to Lisa Tame for this report: Just 24 hours after returning from his lifeboat crew training at the RNLI College in Poole, crewman Steve Carter put his training into action on his first shout, when the inshore lifeboat was requested to launch at 15.25 today (Saturday 26 September). Joining […]

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Bude RNLI Rescue 2 People & Dog

Volunteers from Bude RNLI have rescued a man, a woman and a dog that were cut off by the tide at Dizzard point.  The lifeboat volunteers helped them in to the D class inshore lifeboat and delivered them safely to nearby Crackington Haven.   The Bude RNLI team were called […]

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Bude’s New Lifeboat – Official Naming Ceremony

  Under powder blue skies and in glorious sunshine, the volunteer team at Bude RNLI lifeboat station held a formal naming ceremony and service of dedication for their new D class inshore lifeboat George Bird today (Saturday 18 May 2013). The event went very smoothly as the sun shone in approval. It […]

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New Inshore Lifeboat for Bude

  The volunteer team at Bude RNLI lifeboat station will be holding a formal naming ceremony and service of dedication for their new D class inshore lifeboat George Bird on Saturday 18 May 2013.    The event will be hosted at the lifeboat station where the donor of the lifeboat, […]

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Two ‘Shouts’ Within Minutes for Bude RNLI

Called out at 3.32om on Saturday, 9 February, Bude lifeboat and its crew retrieved a 14 year old boy who was cut off by the tide at Cross Rock, Summerleaze beach with an incoming tide.    After returning the young man to the safety of the beach, and within minutes […]

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Bude RNLI Raises £937

Well done , generous people of Bude, for Bude RNLI fundraisers raised £937.40 during the RNLI SOS weekend by collecting at Morrisons on the 29th January.

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