Sunday, 3 January 2010

First exercise of the year

So, this morning heralded the first exercise of the New Year and decade. Good bye 'noughties' and hello 'teenies'!

Once we had all arrived at the boathouse it rapidly became clear that the easterly wind was going to make recovering the Mersey unnecessarily hazardous so it was decided to launch only the ILB. Dressed up warm in their drysuits and woolly bears the lads headed out without a backward glance.

As ever, they achieved much and looked very purposeful and professional out there in the bay on their own. When others are heading out the RNLI head out...

1 comment:

Matthew Gibbons said...

there is nothing like a cold rough winter morning exercise in an ILB