A selection of links to other websites which may interest our visitors.
Sea Safety Sites
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)
The RNLI is the charity that provides a 24-hour lifesaving service around the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Posted September 20, 2009 at 3:58 AM
The Irish Coast Guard (IRCG) is part of the Department of Transport. The Irish Search and Rescue Region, which includes most of the Republic of Ireland and parts of Northern Ireland is the area over which the coast guard has authority. This area is bounded by the UK Search and Rescue Region.
Posted September 20, 2009 at 4:05 AM
Irish Water Safety promote Water Safety in Ireland by giving access to a range of information on dangerous waterways, lifejackets, personal flotation devices, ...
Posted January 30, 2012 at 10:21 AM
Safetyonthewater.ie was set up as an initiative of the Marine Safety Working Group. The aim of the group is to promote water safety. The group is made up of a number of organisations representing statutory bodies, search & rescue organisations and water users.
Posted June 18, 2016 at 8:41 AM
Respect the Water is the RNLIs national drowning prevention campaign. Around 190 people die each year around the UK and Irish coasts - and the RNLI is working to change this. The RNLI has a goal to halve the number of coastal drownings by 2024 and Respect the Water is playing a key role in this.
Posted June 6, 2017 at 4:33 AM
RNLI Lifeboat Stations
Situated on Northern Ireland's famous Causeway coast, Portrush Lifeboat Station has been operating for over 145 years and the crews have been presented with 28 awards for gallantry. Today the station operates both an inshore and an all-weather lifeboat.
Posted June 18, 2016 at 8:09 AM
Situated on the north east coast of County Down, Donaghadee has had a lifeboat station for over 95 years and the crews have been presented with three awards for gallantry. The station now operates an all-weather Trent class lifeboat.
Posted June 18, 2016 at 8:17 AM
Portaferry is one of seven RNLI lifeboat stations operating a lifeboat funded by viewers of the BBC television programme Blue Peter. The station was established due to the increase in pleasure boating activity in the Strangford Lough area and when Cloughey Lifeboat Station closed.
Posted June 18, 2016 at 8:19 AM
A lifeboat has been stationed at Newcastle for over 180 years and the crews have been honoured with 36 awards for gallantry. Today the station operates two lifeboats an inshore D class lifeboat and an all-weather Mersey class lifeboat.
Posted June 18, 2016 at 8:25 AM
Celebrating 100 years as a lifeboat station, Skerries has been operating as an inshore lifeboat station for nearly 25 years. Launching from the thriving fishing town, the B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat provides cover for part of the east coast of Ireland.
Posted June 18, 2016 at 8:29 AM
For nearly 150 years the lifeboat station at Wicklow has provided search and rescue cover off the scenic east coast of County Wicklow. Today's station operates two lifeboats - an inshore D class and an all-weather Tyne class lifeboat.
Posted June 18, 2016 at 8:34 AM
For over 160 years, Rosslare Harbour has seen lifeboats stationed at both Rosslare Fort and Wexford and the crews have been presented with over 35 awards for gallantry. Today a Severn class lifeboat covers the south east tip of Ireland.
Posted June 18, 2016 at 4:10 PM
Situated on the Hugh Coveney Pier, within the shelter of Cork Harbour, Crosshaven is one of the newest lifeboat stations in Ireland. It operates an inshore B class Atlantic 75 lifeboat.
Posted June 18, 2016 at 4:20 PM
A lifeboat station has been established at Baltimore for over 85 years where fishing, water sports and the sea have played an important part of the area's history. Over the years the crews have been presented with 15 awards for gallantry.
Posted June 18, 2016 at 4:25 PM
CRBI Lifeboat Stations
Ballinskelligs Inshore Rescue is a voluntary organisation set up to provide an emergency lifeboat service in Ballinskelligs Bay and surrounding area.
Posted June 19, 2016 at 11:05 AM
Ballybunion Sea & Cliff Rescue
Ballybunion Sea & Cliff Rescue was founded in 1986 to provide a rescue service to the locality of North Kerry and are a declared resource to the Irish Coast Guard.
Posted June 19, 2016 at 11:06 AM
In 1981 and 1982 two tragic drownings occurred at Banna when two local young people lost their lives. It was with a view of trying to prevent any more tragedies that Banna Sea Rescue was formed.
Posted June 19, 2016 at 11:08 AM
Search and rescue service for Limerick City and surrounding areas as requested by fire control, The Gardai or the Irish Coastguard.
Posted September 26, 2019 at 12:13 PM
Waterford City River Rescue (WCRR) are a non-profit organization which operates a voluntary Search and Rescue Service on the River Suir from Mount Congrieve to Checkpoint.
Posted June 19, 2016 at 11:14 AM
Waterford Marine Search and Rescue
The overall objective of the Waterford Marine Search and Rescue unit is to provide and organize Search and Rescue on lakes, Rivers and Tributaries in Waterford City and County 24- Hours a day.365 days of the year.
Posted September 26, 2019 at 12:17 PM
photo diary of shipping and maritime activity at Wicklow harbour and along the County Wicklow Coast.
Posted September 26, 2009 at 1:30 AM
Vessel positions tracking based on AIS data. Real-time ship locations and port arrivals departures.
Posted February 23, 2012 at 4:47 PM
This site is dedicated to the remarkable 44' Motor Lifeboats designed by the U.S. Coast Guard. The RNLI acquired the USCG 44328 in 1964 and built a further 21, naming the class "Waveney" after the river in which the first boats were built.
Posted September 20, 2009 at 4:23 AM
The building and display of Model RNLI Lifeboats Severn Class and Atlantic class by Robert Smith and John Owen.
Posted September 20, 2009 at 4:14 AM