Free event so bring down your friends and family! Come down to Appley beach, brave the cold and take a dip🏊 we will have both boats out providing safety cover for all the swimmers. We will also have our shop open with tea coffee hot chocolate soft drinks and more.
Teas, coffee, hot chocolate and more all available in our shop!
12:30 - Registration opens
13:00 - Safety brief for all swimmers outside the station
13:15 - Subject to operational requirements we will do an on the water demonstration outside the station with both boats prior to the swim
13:30 - SWIM! All swimmers into the water at the sound of the tractor horn!🚜
13:55 - All swimmers to be clear of the water
14:00 - Coastguard helicopter display, all spectators on the beach in front of the station for a helicopter display with Coastguard Rescue 175 and the new Ryde Rescue 1! (Subject to operational requirements)
If you would like a sponsorship form please get in touch
If you would like to make a donation to Ryde Inshore Rescue please use
Where - all will take place in front of our station at Appley in Ryde
Parking - there is public parking all along the seafront up to our station and a large public car park next to the station.
Please do not block the slipway outside our station as this needs to be kept clear for emergency vehicles
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Go Orange Day 2019
For Go Orange Day 2019 the Independent lifeboat Crews of the United Kingdom will be joining forces to raise awareness for the Local Lifeboat stations that operate outside the auspices of the RNLI.
What are the independent units doing on this day?
Throughout the UK these units are arranging events and collections to celebrate their cause. Local and National media have been contacted and all known methods are being used to highlight these lifeboat stations. But as always they rely on the generosity of the public to make the day a success.
We need YOUR Support!
Arrange a fundraising event for your local Independent Lifeboat crew.
SO WHAT CAN YOU DO?
Whatever you do on the days, have fun! Remember that any funds you raise will be donated directly to your local independent lifeboat, ensuring that your money will stay in your area!
We want everyone to know we are INDEPENDENT and need funding to help keep us going.
If you visit the coast on a day out or holiday you never know when you may need to call upon the Lifeboat Volunteers!
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