Exmouth RNLI shop volunteers play a role in kitesurfer rescue

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PR061014-1 Exmouth RNLI Shop volunteers (left to right): Linda Causey, Rachel Hughes and Pat Atkinson.

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PR061014-2 Kitesurfer recovered and Crew volunteers retasked.

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Inshore lifeboat George Bearman was launched at 9.19am this morning to rescue a kitesurfer in difficulty off Conger Rocks, half a mile from the lifeboat station. The casualty’s companion had called for help by banging on the RNLI shop door.

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SEAFARER OF THE YEAR AWARD GOES TO YOUNG SAILOR WHO GAVE HER LIFE TO SAVE OTHERS

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The leading lights of international shipping gathered in London last night to celebrate the industry’s success stories at the annual Lloyd’s List Global Awards. The selfless actions of one brave young seafarer were given the highest praise.

LONDON, Thursday, 02 October 2014 – The great and the good of international shipping gathered in London to celebrate the industry’s success stories at the annual Lloyd’s List Global Awards. More than 500 of the industry’s most senior executives turned out to discover the winners at the maritime sector’s most prestigious prize-giving and to recognise the people and businesses that have led the way through innovation, acumen and bravery over the last 12 months.

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Mackay Creek Stranded Hiker

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Yesterday afternoon NSR SAR Managers received a call from North Vancouver RCMP about a stranded hiker on the front side of Grouse Mountain. After a brief conversation with the subject, managers were able to get his approximate GPS location. The subject, originally heading up the skyline trail, had become lost and ended up in a very steep area near Mackay Creek.

Members were dispatched to the area by ground, and located the subject shortly after dark. Utilizing headlamps, the members then escorted the subject out to safety.

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Coast Guard Closures – the Tip of the Iceberg

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“Call-Me-Dave” Camoron and “Boy George” Osborne are promising the British voter that in 2015 the General Election must see the Con faction of the LibLabCon Party in power with a thumping majority so that they can sell out totally to Brussels and implement massive public spending cuts to make the BBC eyes really water. At the same time, they will support the blind Commons Expenses watchdog in concealing widespread MP expenses fraud and jail any news editor who publishes anything even remotely unsupportive of Fuehrer Dave.

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Baby Reuben christened aboard Exmouth RNLI Shannon class lifeboat

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PR290914-1 Christening party on board the R and J Welburn

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PR290914-2 Reverend James Hutchings with Reuben and Roy Stott

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PR290914-3 Reverend Hutchings baptising Reuben with water from the ship’s bell

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PR290914-4 Exmouth RNLI Crew volunteers on duty for the service. Left to right: Roy Stott, Tommo Thompson, David Preece, James Searle, Scott Ranft and Ian Taylor.

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PR290914-5 Reuben’s christening cake made by Helen Workman

Photos: (credit Exmouth RNLI)

On Saturday 27 September, three month old Reuben Anthony Bruce Stott was baptised on board Shannon class lifeboat R and J Welburn. The short service at Exmouth Marina, conducted by Reverend James Hutchings was attended by Reuben’s family and friends.

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