Poole lifeboat was launched at 5.30pm on 8 September by UK Coastguard to aid a 46ft yacht with seven people aboard, which had collided with the chain ferry that runs between Poole and Studland.
RNLI lifeboat crews launched on Saturday 11 August to assist a vessel that had collided with the chain ferry at the entrance of Poole Harbour.
When the Poole Lifeboat launched just before 4.30pm on 9 July to assist a 28 foot boat that had gearbox failure, the crew recognised the vessel because its owner is the station’s volunteer lifeboat operations manager.
There was great excitement today for the volunteers at the RNLI Poole Lifeboat Station as the new floating boathouse arrived by water.
Sunday, traditionally the day of rest, was not so for Poole Lifeboat volunteers who were tasked three times on 4 February.
The annual Poole Lifeboat Sprats Supper hosted at Lilliput Sailing Club was almost washed out with no fishes on the dishes when a power cut put out the lights at the crucial moment when the chefs were about to start cooking.
When Prime Minister, Theresa May, heard how hard a young Dorset fundraiser has been working for the RNLI Poole Lifeboat Station, she sent him a Christmas card.
A car was pulled out of Poole Harbour at Fisherman’s Dock following a report that a vehicle had entered the water at around 10pm on 15 December.
Matthew Parker, paralegal at Humphries Kirk, took part in the annual RNLI Raft Race at Mudeford Quay to raise funds for the Mudeford lifeboat station as well as supporting Dorset Search and Rescue.