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Byline: With the summer boating season underway, Tobermory RNLI’s new Sea Safety Officer will be offering free advice to leisure boat owners on how to stay safe at sea.
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Tobermory’s Lifeboat Sea Safety Officer, David Crane will be offering advice to local and visiting pleasure craft owners this summer on a range of safety issues from lifejackets and other safety equipment through to how to prepare their boats for safe and enjoyable use. This service is free of charge to individuals and clubs alike and David can provide advice to users of all types of craft from kayaks and small motor boats through to ocean going yachts and motor cruisers. David is also available to carry out lifejacket inspections as well as conduct sea safety checks of individual craft.

David said: ‘As well as saving lives at sea, the RNLI performs a vital service in trying to prevent problems arising in the first place by offering free sea safety advice. We want people to enjoy being on the water whilst staying safe. If you want to talk about any aspect of sea safety or wish to arrange a sea safety check, please get in touch. With the boating season getting under way, this is a great opportunity to get some free sea safety advice to help you stay safe at sea.’

David can be contacted via Tobermory Lifeboat Station on 01688 302143 or 07736889075 or you can email him at tobermorylsso@btinternet.com. You can also read the RNLI’s top safety tips by logging on to www.rnli.org.uk/seasafety.

 

Notes for editors

  • This free service is available to leisure craft users. Commercial operators should consult the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

 

RNLI media contacts

For more information please contact Sam Jones, Tobermory RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on 07747 601900 or sam.j.jones@btinternet.com or Richard Smith, RNLI Public Relations Manager for Scotland, 01738 642956, 07786 668903, richard_smith2@rnli.org.uk or Henry Weaver, RNLI Press Officer for Scotland, 01738 642946, 07771 943026, henry_weaver@rnli.org.uk or contact RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789.

Byline: With the summer boating season underway, Tobermory RNLI's new Sea Safety Officer will be offering free advice to leisure boat owners on how to stay safe at sea.
Page Content:

Tobermory's Lifeboat Sea Safety Officer, David Crane will be offering advice to local and visiting pleasure craft owners this summer on a range of safety issues from lifejackets and other safety equipment through to how to prepare their boats for safe and enjoyable use. This service is free of charge to individuals and clubs alike and David can provide advice to users of all types of craft from kayaks and small motor boats through to ocean going yachts and motor cruisers. David is also available to carry out lifejacket inspections as well as conduct sea safety checks of individual craft.

David said: 'As well as saving lives at sea, the RNLI performs a vital service in trying to prevent problems arising in the first place by offering free sea safety advice. We want people to enjoy being on the water whilst staying safe. If you want to talk about any aspect of sea safety or wish to arrange a sea safety check, please get in touch. With the boating season getting under way, this is a great opportunity to get some free sea safety advice to help you stay safe at sea.'

David can be contacted via Tobermory Lifeboat Station on 01688 302143 or 07736889075 or you can email him at tobermorylsso@btinternet.com. You can also read the RNLI's top safety tips by logging on to www.rnli.org.uk/seasafety.

 

Notes for editors

  • This free service is available to leisure craft users. Commercial operators should consult the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

 

RNLI media contacts


For more information please contact Sam Jones, Tobermory RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on 07747 601900 or sam.j.jones@btinternet.com or Richard Smith, RNLI Public Relations Manager for Scotland, 01738 642956, 07786 668903, richard_smith2@rnli.org.uk or Henry Weaver, RNLI Press Officer for Scotland, 01738 642946, 07771 943026, henry_weaver@rnli.org.uk or contact RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789.