Busy Weekend For Wells Lifeboat

Busy Weekend For Wells Lifeboat

The Wells lifeboat team had a busy weekend with three call-outs. The first one saw them searching for an elderly man who had not been seen after launching his dinghy at Blakeney Harbour. They joined forces with coastguards and police to try and locate him, and he was...
Lifeboat Crew Help Stranded Boat

Lifeboat Crew Help Stranded Boat

The Wells lifeboat team have helped a fishing boat which ran aground.. The vessel was travelling from Brightlingsea to Grimsby when it got into difficulties in shallow water in Holkham Bay, After RNLI volunteers headed to the scene, they found the boat on the beach...
First Launch For New Lifeboat

First Launch For New Lifeboat

The brand new Wells Lifeboat has taken to the water for the first time. Named The Duke of Edinburgh in honour of Prince Philip, it was lowered into the water at Poole in Dorset after leaving the factory. In line with tradition, a ceremonial bell was rung eight times...
Brancaster Sailor Rescued

Brancaster Sailor Rescued

  Lifeboat crews have helped ensure the safety of a sailor and their boat after it sank off the West Norfolk coast. The Wells Lifeboat crew were scrambled after the coastguards got a distress call from a sailor close to the Brancaster Golf Club. The skipper...
Lifeboat Safety Warning

Lifeboat Safety Warning

‘Check the tide times so you don’t get cut off.’ That is the message from Wells Lifeboat who rescued a group of seven people and a dog. The group were spotted in rising tides to the West of Wells Beach and were rescued by the inshore lifeboat, which transported them...