Tag: lifeboat

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Mayday call saves fishing boat

CalMac’s Lord of the Isles ferry, a Coastal Connection’s RIB and another fishing boat also went to help along with Oban’s lifeboat

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Stranded walkers rescued

The remote bothy in Inninmore Bay had no road access and heavy rain over the last few days meant that a river the walkers needed to cross was in spate. Worsening weather conditions caused the group  to call for help.

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Pop to the pier for your yellow wellies

To help buoy up RNLI funds after lockdown, the hope is to exchange the knitted pairs of wellies for cash at regular pop-up stalls on Oban’s North Pier this summer – the first is this Saturday July 17, 10am to 4pm

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Lost hikers rescued by lifeboat fundraisers

Brothers Stephen and Ronnie Bert were like ‘the walking dead’ by the time they were rescued from remotest Jura by RNLI fundraisers Phil Hamerton and Alison Rennie who just happened to be passing on their small yacht