Tobermory Lifeboat Day

Thunderstorms didn’t deter the crowds of locals and visitors at Tobermory RNLI’s first Lifeboat Day since 2019 on Sunday 14 August, which raised nearly £5000 to help save lives at sea After the storms had passed through, the day kicked off with the Tobermory Severn class lifeboat, Elizabeth Fairlie Ramsey, arriving at the pontoons with local high school pupil Sorley Carmichael piping on the bow. With the lifeboat alongside, it was made open to visitors to tour around and meet some of the crew. Over 200 people were shown around over the course of the day. Ashore, advice was available from our Sea Safety stall, there was a variety of stalls and games to enjoy (including the popular human fruit and welly machine) and the Coastguard Rescue Team, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police were on hand with their vehicles and equipment displays... more in the printed issue

Photo: Stormy Stan and coxswain David McHaffie (Photo © RNLI/Sam Jones)