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  1. DONAGHADEE LIFEBOAT

    DONAGHADEE LIFEBOAT

    At Ballyhack Wexford just out of boatyard and just finished bunkering heading home soon i think.
  2. Fasten your seat belt

    Fasten your seat belt

    Lifeboat on the Gan Venture. Melbourne, Feb 2008
  3. Traveler and gaff

    Traveler and gaff

    The traveler on the mast used to hook the gaff for the sail on so it can be raised. This rig made it possible to turn the boat into a ‘square rigger’ for sailing down wind. With no keel they made no headway up wind.
  4. Sail drill

    Sail drill

    Lashing down the tack of the main sail so the gaff sets itself on an open lifeboat with mast and sails.
  5. For the Senior members, a wooden lifeboat

    For the Senior members, a wooden lifeboat

    Wooden lifeboat from MAGDALINE from the 1930s. Used for lifeboat training in Halifax from about 1974 to 1978. The boat is now in the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Makes you feel old when something you worked with is in a museum and you are still going. As someone said, on
  6. RS Svolvær

    RS Svolvær

    The Norwegian ketch rigged lifeboat RS 12 Svolvær was built in Colin Archer’s shipyard at Larvik in 1897 and was the first of a new design, called the “Svolvær type”. The craft was a slightly changed design on a previous Colin Archer type, the RS 1. The boat was funded by a Welsh woman, Caroline Har
  7. Lifeboat maintenance

    Lifeboat maintenance

    Cadets on BI's Cadetship Chindwara 1957
  8. Ex-RNLI "Spirit"

    Ex-RNLI "Spirit"

    !2 mtr vessel bearing the name Spirit and No.12-000 lying at Sligo,Ireland on 7-02-2008. This boat was available to charter last year.
  9. Dutch Lifeboat Kapiteins Hazewinkel on visit to Lowestoft

    Dutch Lifeboat Kapiteins Hazewinkel on visit to Lowestoft

    The crew were having some fun racing with the spirit of Lowestoft but i think they left them behind on this one. I have found out the name at last its the Kapiteins Hazewinkel
  10. Freefall Launch

    Freefall Launch

    Freefall lifeboat drill from LPG/C Ettrick.
  11. Margaret Jean

    Margaret Jean

    Merseyside's 'Margaret Jean' on relief for Dungeness's 'Pride & Spirit' that went for an 18 week refit in January. June 2007 and still no sign of our boat!!
  12. portree

    portree

    2or 3 year ago
  13. Training ship Tenacious and Hayling Island Atlantic 75 Betty Battle in the

    Training ship Tenacious and Hayling Island Atlantic 75 Betty Battle in the

    Training ship Tenacious and Hayling Island Atlantic 75 Betty Battle in the Solent.
  14. Gorleston Lifeboat Station

    Gorleston Lifeboat Station

    Another view of gorleston lifeboat station.
  15. LIFE BOAT

    LIFE BOAT

    The inside of one of cma cgm nabucco's lifeboats.
  16. Sapphire Princess, Melbourne, Feb 2007

    Sapphire Princess, Melbourne, Feb 2007

    Were they out fishing or what?
  17. Katie Hannan. Portrush Lifeboat, County Antrim. February 06

    Katie Hannan. Portrush Lifeboat, County Antrim. February 06

    Portrush Lifeboat, Katie Hannan.
  18. EDH and Lifeboat

    EDH and Lifeboat

    As can be seen from the large blank area, didn't do too much else - too busy having a good time!
  19. TYNE

    TYNE

    TYNE BUILT 1863
  20. Morecambe Lifeboat, (Hovercraft)

    Morecambe Lifeboat, (Hovercraft)

    Morecambe Lifeboat (Hovercraft) getting ready to be launched. I took the photo yesterday Saturday 17/06/06 at 12-00 noon. Frank
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