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Loony Dook Madness

02 January 2023
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We’d like to wish all of you a very happy, safe and prosperous New Year. As usual we have been patrolling the beach with our lifeboat defibrillator, you know, just in case. The water is very chilly….and you may have had a wee dram! Take care out there.

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Sir Boyd’s Recipe Book

14 January 2021
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Our best selling recipe book produced by Sir Boyd Tunnock

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A Weekend of Intensive Training thanks to Paul

15 January 2018
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We just had a fantastic weekend (13-14 January 2018) of medical exercises under the knowledgeable and watchful eye of Paul Savage OBE. Paul is Chairman of UKSAR Medical Group and MD of Saviour Medical Ltd, and for 6 years was Clinical Lead and Clinical Operations Manager for the RNLI. He…

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“St Abbs Lifeboat – The Crew” a book by Steve Cox.

25 November 2017
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Over the last year we have had the pleasure of photographer, Steve Cox’s company on numerous occasions. Even though Steve suffers from sea sickness he has came out with us on training sessions and has even taken part in a man-over board drill. The results of all Steve’s hard work and suffering to create a…

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A Busy Day for St Abbs Lifeboat

05 August 2017
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We were called out today to search for a missing diver. The Thomas Tunnock put to sea at approximately 11:50am and joined dive charter boats searching for the missing diver who had become separated from his buddy on the North West side of St Abbs Head. He was quickly located…

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St Abbs Lifeboat presented with EBDA Award

07 March 2017
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We are delighted to announce that St Abbs Lifeboat has been awarded the Eastern Borders Development Association award for 2016. Alistair Crowe accepts the award from Lord Lietenant Jeanna Swan. “The Eastern Borders Development Association (EBDA) Award is made annually by the Trustees to a person or organisation who or…

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Thomas Tunnock Launches to Assist Trawler

09 February 2017
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The St Abbs Lifeboat “Thomas Tunnock” was launched this morning (9 Feburary 2017) at 9:15am to go to the assistance of the Eyemouth based trawler “Our Catherine, BRD 77” which was already under tow by the Eyemouth RNLI All Weather Lifeboat. Derek Anderson’s video of Eyemouth Lifeboat, Our Catherine and…

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Thomas Tunnock Launched to Aid Stricken Trawler

08 February 2017
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The St Abbs Lifeboat “Thomas Tunnock” was launched at approximately 1.30pm on the 6 Feburary 2017 to go to the assistance of the Eyemouth based trawler “Boy Andrew, LH316” which had fouled her propellor. Boy Andrew, LH 316 bearthed in Eyemouth Harbour After fouling her propellor the skipper of the…

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Crew successfully complete ‘First Person On Scene’ training

02 February 2017
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A big thanks to everyone at Medipro Limited for putting another seven of our crew through their ‘First Person On Scene’ first aid training. We are so proud of the commitment from our volunteer crew….not only do they practice lifeboat exercises twice a week, every week. They have just spent…

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Thomas Tunnock is officially named

20 September 2016
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Saturday 17 September 2016 will be a day long remembered in St Abbs. It was the day that we officially named our new lifeboat the “Thomas Tunnock”. After a lot or hard work and the support of so many the big day was finally here. The weather couldn’t have been…

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