As a charity, we rely on the incredible work of our fundraisers and generosity of our supporters to be able to continue saving lives.
We are often asked how much it costs to make sure all the crew have the right kit and how much it costs to run the lifeboat - below are a few examples of some of our costs.
Equipment to key our crews safe:
Breathable drysuit: £325
Safety boots: £98
Lifejacket (ALB): £368
Helmet & comms: £374
Thermal top & trousers: £107
And for our boat and station:
Collapsible stretcher: £275
Spine board: £100
Hand-held VHF radio: £80
On-board camera: £186
Boat repairs, maintenance and fuel: £45,000
Station repairs, maintenance and utilities: £25,000