Sandown and Shanklin Lifeboat (Independent)

Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat features in new Lloyds advert

Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat crew:

It's great to hear that this vital charity based on Sandown has been chosen to feature in a new ad for Lloyds Bank.

Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014 10:57am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Lifeboat crew rescue kite surfer’s parachute

Kite surfer parachute

Lifeboat crews thank kite surfer for letting the Coastguard know he'd lost his parachute. It avoided what could have been a lengthy search and rescue.

Thursday, 20th March, 2014 3:33pm

By Mark Birch

Support the Independent Lifeboats on Go Orange Day

Ryde Inshore Rescue

Islanders hope to raise awareness and much needed cash today for the three Independent lifeboat stations.

Friday, 21st February, 2014 6:30am

By Sally Perry

Go Orange for Independent Lifeboats on 21 February

Go Orange balloons

Three Isle of Wight lifeboat crews will be among around 67 nationwide joining forces on 21st February to raise awareness for Independent lifeboat stations that operate outside the jurisdiction of the RNLI.

Thursday, 9th January, 2014 8:01am

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Boxing Day Swim 2013 (videos)

Ventnor Boxing Day Swim:

Want to try and forget that it's raining? We've got some videos of the super sunny Ventnor Boxing Day Swim.

Tuesday, 31st December, 2013 11:18am

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Safety warning issued after overboard teenagers rescued from sea


The quick thinking of Sandown Pier staff meant the young teenagers were able to be rescued quickly.

Tuesday, 23rd July, 2013 10:29am

By Mark Birch

Busy Sunday for Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat

Sandown and Shanklin Lifeboat:

Be careful when walking along the coastline is the message from the Independent lifeboat team.

Tuesday, 28th May, 2013 6:00am

By Mark Birch with one comment

Go Orange for Independent Lifeboats: Find out how to get involved

There are loads of things taking place this week for Go Orange campaign.

Wednesday, 13th February, 2013 10:51am

By Sally Perry

Go Orange Day: Find out what you can do to help the independent lifeboats

Show your support on Go Orange Day for the many volunteers who put their lives at risk to help others.

Thursday, 24th January, 2013 4:22pm

By Mark Birch with 4 readers' comments

Over £3,000 raised at Sandown New Year’s day swim (Video)

Fantastic effort from all involved at the second Sandown New Year's Day swim

Wednesday, 2nd January, 2013 3:11pm

By Mark Birch with one comment

Don’t forget New Year’s Day Swim at Sandown

Swimmers will be running into the sea at midday tomorrow, so why not pop down to cheer them on?

Monday, 31st December, 2012 3:44pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Lifeboat Lotto: Your chance to win £5,000

This week's numbers revealed. Join the Independent Lifeboat Lotto for your chance to win up to £5,000. It costs less than a tenner a month.

Wednesday, 19th December, 2012 8:15pm

By Sally Perry