just came across this RNLI promotinal film that may be of intrest to some of you sibbers out there from the 1960s ,,,things were a bit basic by todays standards ,its in 2 parts
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Everysecond counts RNLI promo film 1960s,,part 1 or 2
films typical british 1960s but some good footage if you wait out the boring bits.
Boats and crew kit have certainly improved a bit.