Over 700 Barges Stranded by Mississippi River Closure in Memphis Due to Bridge Crack
The U.S. Coast Guard said 44 vessels with a total of 709 barges are now in the queue as a 1-miles stretch of the Mississippi River remains closed after a...
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is an all-volunteer, charity-funded organization aimed at ending the preventable loss of life at sea in an around the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Saving Rescuing an average of 22 people PER DAY, as they did in 2012 according to their website, requires a significant amount of training and expertise. Such expertise, as the following video shows, is gained by plowing headlong into breaking seas in a small boat.
The following video shows a trainee helmsman on board an Aberdovery lifeboat as he practices his boat-handling skills in rough weather off Tywyn Beach. Watch the video here:
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