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2013 Round Up

Happy New Year!… I know it’s a bit late but as usual we’re all tied up taking care of various things and unfortunately the website doesn’t always get the love it deserves. The crew are very pleased to announce only seven call outs in 2013 despite all the good weather we had. Sadly many of …

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Ferryside Lifeboat Autumn Show 2013

Yes it’s that time of year again. This year we wanted to go back to having a real ‘show’ for everybody to enjoy so we are pleased to announce that we have Rod Stevens – The UK’s premier comedy stage hypnotist performing this year. As usual the ticket price includes free food courtesy of the …

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Ferryside Lifeboat in the news

Here’s a link to articles in the news about recent call outs: http://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk/Estuary-danger-warning/story-19716031-detail/story.html#axzz2dGYvOKrP http://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk/saved-Kidwelly-Marsh-rescue/story-19748942-detail/story.html#axzz2dv0wYTL9

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More Welsh Open Water Estuary Swim 2013 News

Just a small update on the Welsh open Water Estuary Swim. Some additional details can be found on the ThisIsWales website here: http://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk/Sign-fundraising-Ferryside-estuary-swim/story-19054437-detail/story.html#axzz2U1mzR4cq and on openwaterswimming.com here: http://dailynews.openwaterswimming.com/2013/04/ferryside-lifeboat-launches-welsh-open.html

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New Video

Here’s a new video carefully crafted by Senior Coxswain Anthony Rees. Some footage taken during last Wednesday’s training session in beautiful sunny Ferryside.   Remember training sessions are at 7pm every Wednesday at the Lifeboat Station. There are weekend training sessions – times subject to tides.

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Ferryside Strongman

Sunday 5th May saw the annual Ferryside Strongman competition. Luckily the weather was good this year and we saw a strong turn out in the crowd. Six strong men entered altogether and cheered by the crowd they ploughed through the six events. The day was a huge success and raised over £300 for the lifeboat. …

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Spring News

The good weather finally seems to have come to this part of West Wales and the Ferryside Lifeboat crew are pleased to announce that we have not yet been called out this year. Despite this we please ask you to check the weather and tide tables before you venture out on the sea or for …

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Ferryside Strong Man Competition

The annual Strong Man competition is happening again this weekend in Ferryside. This year there’s more prize money so we should be seeing a few more strong men entering. It’s all happening at the Ferryside Sports and Social Club on Sunday 5th May at 4pm. Prize money so far should be at least £150 for …

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New Years Day Dip – Update

We are pleased to announce that the annual New Years Day Dip is going from strength to strength. A big thank you to all the new faces who turned up this year as well as all the regular supporters of the lifeboat. It was a very cold day and a longer run to the sea …

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Welsh Open Water Estuary Swim

We are pleased to announce that we will be running our annual ‘Big Swim’ again in 2013. The swim, started three years ago by Coxswain James Littlejohns, has grown from strength to strength. So much so that next year we are renaming it the Welsh Open Water Estuary Swim. Please click on the ‘Welsh Open …

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