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Old 28 August 2005, 15:48   #11
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being towed in as I was leaving the Hamble this afternoon. It was the Hamble Rescue rib that was towing you in. Actually not part of the RNLI - they are a totally independently funded operation. You can find mor info here. Hamble
I wonder how many times people who are assisted by independent lifeboats immediately give a donation to the RNLI instead!

We had quite a discussion about supporting the independent lifeboats stations a while back DON'T support the RNLI . . .

It's still something that I think needs more publicity.

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Old 28 August 2005, 15:54   #12
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I wonder how many times people who are assisted by independent lifeboats immediately give a donation to the RNLI instead!

We had quite a discussion about supporting the independent lifeboats stations a while back DON'T support the RNLI . . .

It's still something that I think needs more publicity.

John
Good point John, I was thinking about it until it became apparent that it was the hamble lifeboat. I wil be visiting them with a gift soon!
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