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Blyth RNLI on training exercise, diverts to sand dune fire

Sunday, March 19th, 2017 Posted in Crew Training, With Video |

On the evening of Tuesday 14 March 2017 the volunteer crew from Blyth RNLI were out on a routine training exercise in the Blyth Bay area. One of the volunteer crew noticed what appeared to be a fire on the beach ...

VIDEO – Watch us training in surf on Sunday morning

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 Posted in Crew Training, With Video |

VIDEO - Watch us training in surf on Sunday morning

VIDEO – Capsize Training at Blyth Lifeboat Station

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 Posted in Crew Training, With Video |

Crew from Blyth lifeboat station using a capsize training boat to practice re-righting the lifeboat following capsize  

Watch Video – RNLI, Blyth Lifeboat crew training in rough weather without even leaving the harbour

Monday, January 18th, 2016 Posted in Crew Training, With Video |

Watch our inshore lifeboat and crew training in rough weather without even having to leave the harbour

Get on board with the RNLI in Blyth

Monday, May 25th, 2015 Posted in Crew Training, Fundraising & Events, Station News, With Pictures |

Volunteers at Northumberland’s busiest lifeboat station are inviting would-be crew members and fundraisers to join them on Saturday 30 May to learn more about what it takes to be part of their life saving team. The RNLI is holding a Volunteer ...

VIDEO: RNLI Blyth Training Exercise With New Coastguard SAR Helicopter

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 Posted in Crew Training, With Video |

WATCH: Blyth's volunteer inshore lifeboat crew carried out an exercise with the new coastguard rescue helicopter on Sunday 22nd March 2015.

This Week – New Crew, Old Crew, Missing Person & Broken Down Boat

Monday, October 6th, 2014 Posted in Crew Training, Station News, With Pictures, With Video |

This Week - Blyth Lifeboat Takes On New Crew Member, Says Goodbye To Another, Searches River Blyth For A Missing Person & Assists A Broken Down Boat On the afternoon Thursday October 2 2014 Blyth’s inshore lifeboat was requested to assist ...

Blyth Lifeboat joint training exercise wiht RAF Boulmer rescue helicopter

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 Posted in Crew Training, With Video |

A short video from a training exercise with Blyth's inshore lifeboat and a rescue helicopter from RAF Boulmer.

Newbiggin & Blyth RNLI joint training exercise

Monday, October 15th, 2012 Posted in Crew Training, With Video |

Newbiggin and Blyth RNLI lifeboats recently held a joint training exercise in Cambois Bay and the footage shows some of the towing process and ropework / rigging. Footage from the Newbiggin fixed camera.  

Training Exercise, Blyth to Newbiggin – 21st August 2012

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 Posted in Crew Training, With Video |

Video extracts from a training exercise from Blyth to Newbiggin, among other skills these types of training exercises allow new crew members to become familiar with the local area in which Blyth Lifeboat operates such as Cambois Bay, The River Wansbeck ...