Saving Lives At Sea

May 2022

S1 Ep2

3.0 2 x
At the coast in Newquay, the Royal National Lifeboat volunteers and coastguard helicopter are scrambled to try and help a 12-year-old boy on a cub scout coastal trip who has fallen badly and may have damaged his spine. And while no-one relishes the task of recovering the body of someone who has taken their own life, the vo...

S1 Ep1

4.0 6 x
The volunteers of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution staff more than 230 stations covering even the most far-flung areas of Britain's coastline but the busiest station by far is actually miles from the sea, on the river Thames in central London. It was established after the Marchioness pleasure cruiser sank in 1989, c...