Saving lives in Britain's coastal waters is the volunteer-led RNLI awe-inspiring task.
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, crewing a lifeboat takes physical and mental strength- at times evan heroism. This book is meticulously researched, fully illustrated book, by former RNLI PR Director Edward Wake- Walker tells the thrilling story of the lifeboats and their intrepid crews from the late eighteenth century to the present day. Contents: Early History, triumphs and disasters at sea, heroes of the open boat, trust in engines, speed, the modern fleet, volunteer crews, partners in rescue, museums, time line.