Launch Reports

Blessing of the boats ceremony call out

09/09/2018

A toddler was among those rescued from a boat that suddenly lost power this weekend in a dramatic lifeboat launch that interrupted a traditional ceremony involving prayers for a safe season at sea.

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St Helier ILB diverted from exercise to rescue a fisherman

29/08/2018

The sea was rising at its fastest rate and he probably only had 15 minutes before the rock he was on became fully submerged at which point he was at risk of being swept east with the flooding tide.

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Surfer rescued from the waves at St Ouen’s

17/08/2018

*VIDEO* The surfer had been enjoying the water when a wave broke on him and snapped the leash on his board.

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St Helier ALB assists 35ft vessel

16/08/2018

The St Helier All-Weather Lifeboat was tasked to assist a 35ft twin engine motor vessel that had lost propulsion from both engines.

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St Catherine's inshore lifeboat assists broken down RIB

11/08/2018

*VIDEO* The RIB was rapidly being swept north on a falling spring tide.

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RNLI Lifeguards save kite-surfer

10/08/2018

RNLI Lifeguards saved a kite-surfers life after he was spotted in difficulty off a lifeguarded beach.

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St. Catherine's Lifeboat on early morning call

31/07/2018

A 22ft motor vessel, with one person on board, had become entangled with a pot buoy east of the Ecrehous reef towards Carteret.

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Both St Helier lifeboats search for lost sailor

26/07/2018

The RNLI St Helier inshore and all-weather lifeboats were launched in the early hours of Thursday morning to search for a lone yachtsman who had become separated from his boat.

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St Catherine's ILB assists broken down motor boat

22/07/2018

The St Catherine’s lifeboat crew quickly located the casualty vessel about 1.5 miles to the north east of St Catherine's breakwater.

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RNLI fundraiser interrupted by call to launch the lifeboat

05/07/2018

A fundraising event held by the RNLI Guild was interrupted by a call from the Coastguard to launch the St Catherine's inshore lifeboat.

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3 call outs in one day!

16/05/2018

St Catherine’s inshore lifeboat was tasked to assist with a medical evacuation from Bonne Nuit after a workman had fallen down the cliff.

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St Helier lifeboats have been launched five times in only three days

08/04/2018

A busy week for RNLI Jersey.

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St Helier lifeboat launches to fishing boat on fire

05/04/2018

The George Sullivan all-weather lifeboat launched from St Helier along with Jersey Fire and Rescue Service to help a fishing boat in trouble just outside the harbour

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St Helier inshore lifeboat launches to assist in search for missing swimmer

09/03/2018

The RNLI's inshore lifeboat was launched from St Helier on Thursday morning to assist in the search for a swimmer who was reported missing in St Brelade's Bay.

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Aircraft calls in potential life raft at sea

08/03/2018

St Helier inshore lifeboat was paged after reports from an aircraft of what looked like a life raft in the water around a mile north-west of Jersey.

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Jersey's all-weather lifeboat rescues three ballerinas

21/02/2018

The St Helier RNLI all-weather lifeboat, George Sullivan, was diverted from an exercise to recover three ballet dancers who were stranded on Elizabeth Castle.

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Jersey RNLI Lifeguard saves six lives on the tropical island of Bali

20/12/2017

Lifeguard supervisor Nathan Elms has saved six people in danger of being smashed against rocks and drowned on the Indonesian island of Bali.

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St Helier & St Catherine's Lifeboats launched to assist in search for missing person

14/12/2016

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St Catherine's inshore lifeboat search of Jersey's north coast

17/09/2016

St Catherine's lifeboat searches the north coast after Mayday call.

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RNLI St. Helier Inshore lifeboat called out to vessel taking on water

02/09/2016

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RNLI St. Helier All-weather lifeboat assists drifting vessel

02/09/2016

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St Helier ALB assists pair of vessels

14/08/2016

St Helier ALB launched to assist two vessels with steering and engine problems.

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Joint operation in search for missing person

12/07/2016

Both St Helier's ALB and St Catherine's ILB were tasked with searching the north coast.

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St Catherine's Lifeboat and RNLI Lifeguards assist in rescue of young persons in cave

10/07/2016

The alarm was first raised with the RNLI Lifeguards at Greve de Lecq that there were some young people in difficulties in the caves near Crabbe.

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St Helier ALB assists powered vessel stuck on pot buoy

03/06/2016

A large power driven vessel became fouled on a pot buoy in the La Rocque area and a decision was taken to call for assistance.

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St Helier ALB assists sailing vessel with engine trouble

03/06/2016

A sailing vessel en-route to St Helier called Jersey Coastguard to advise they were having trouble making way in light winds with apposing tides.

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St Helier ALB rescues fishing vessel north of Bouley Bay

07/01/2016

The St. Helier all weather lifeboat George Sullivan was called out just after 07:00 this morning, Thursday 7th January, following a distress call to Jersey Coastguard from a fishing vessel in difficulties.

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St Helier ALB assists sinking vessel at Des Ormes Buoy

13/12/2015

A 10M Vessel struck Des Ormes Buoy early on the 13th December 2015 causing damage and water ingress. A nearby vessel stood by and put a crew member on board to help with bailing water.

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St Helier ALB assists broken down vessel SW Corbiere

04/12/2015

Jersey Coastguard were monitoring a VHF communication between a vessel and Jobourg MRCC. The vessel was stating they had lost electrical power to navigation equipment and their batteries were not charging.

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St Helier ALB and ILB called to assist vessel on rocks near Green Island

03/12/2015

At 17.52 a call was received by a vessel notifying that a boat was seen on the rocks near Green Island and Greve D'Azzette. The vessel notifying the coastguard was standing close by but could not get in close enough to assist.

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St Helier ALB and ILB launched to assist grounding vessels

17/08/2015

The crew were paged at 02:29 on Tuesday 17th August 2015 as a vessel inside Portlet Bay had drifted off their mooring onto ground.

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St Catherine's ILB recovers lost rowing boat

17/08/2015

St Catherine's inshore lifeboat was launched at 10.15 to recover a partially submerged rowing boat which had become a navigational hazard.

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St Helier ALB called to assist vessel with fouled propeller

16/08/2015

A motor boat at St Catherine's was helping keep an eye on a rowing boat that was sinking. During this time the vessels propeller fouled on some fishing nets.

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St Helier ALB and St Catherine's ILB called to assist man with back injury at Les Ecrehous

10/08/2015

Both St Helier and St Catherine's lifeboats worked together to evacuate a man with a suspected spinal injury from Les Ecrehous reef.

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