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  • Royal National Lifeboat Institution


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  • Given that we were all about teaching people how to be safe in water, how to swim, save lives, etc, we thought that the RNLI was the perfect charity to support.


  • Next, the RNLI is a charity supported entirely by money received from the public.

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  • Club commodore Martin Wiles said the RNLI was his chosen charity for 2008 and the money was raised at different events held during the year.


  • McFadden, 50, said: 'To take part in the Great North Swim and help the RNLI is a privilege for me.

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  • The Baltimore RNLI lifeboat was first on the scene, followed by the Shannon and Waterford based rescue helicopters and the Irish Naval vessel the LE Ciara.

    Fastnet race yacht capsizes off Ireland

  • The Baltimore RNLI lifeboat takes part in the rescue of the 100ft US yacht Rambler 100 which capsized off the Irish coast in the Fastnet race with 21 onboard.

    Fastnet race yacht capsizes off Ireland

  • Five years later, after two students built a larger model and came 19th in the round-Britain powerboat race, the RNLI bought the patent for the design from Admiral Hoare for £1.

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  • Thanks to the Admiral, the potential for a low-cost, high-performance power boat had been spotted by the RNLI who needed a craft for inshore rescue.

    In praise of… the RIB

  • However, a 24-hour amnesty has been granted at The Button Factory for the 4,000 or so zombies taking part in a fundraiser for the Irish Cancer Society and RNLI, inspired by previous worldwide zombie walks.

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  • For example, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) derives over half its income from bequests (the largest ones are fondly known as 'floating headstones'); while Cancer Research UK receives around £3 million a week in legacies?

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