Originally Posted by Solent Ranger
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.