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New Lifeboats for Cardigan bay announced !

Lifeboats News Release
Thursday 22 June 2017 The RNLI has announced important changes to the lifeboat service provided by the charity in Cardigan Bay. RNLI/Nathan Williams RNLI Shannon class lifeboat Download image Pwllheli and Barmouth RNLI lifeboat stations will each be allocated a 25-knot Shannon class all-weather lifeboat whilst New Quay RNLI will be allocated a faster Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat (B class) to respond to those in trouble around the coast.

Both Pwllheli and Barmouth Lifeboat Stations’ new Shannon class lifeboat will replace their existing Mersey class lifeboats and will operate alongside their existing D class inshore lifeboats. The new 35-knot Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat at New Quay will replace the station’s existing Mersey class all-weather lifeboat and will complement the station’s D class inshore lifeboat.

All three stations (Pwllheli, Barmouth and New Quay) currently operate 17-knot Mersey class all-weather lifeboats. As all three Mersey lifeboats in Cardigan…

sailing update.

Hi all just to say what a lovely warm evening at the pool, last night, pity many missed it! Must be holiday time. Water level is getting low, might not need recovery boat soon as we will be able to wade out. Does not apply to Terry, tanned and  back from his holidays, who can walk on water anyway. Just a mention of a couple of dates in the future at Chase Water Sailing club. 23rd Sept Beer festival and cocktails 4th November Bonfire Lets give them a bit of support here guys. See you soon, get your 500`s ready for Sun 27th Pat"

I have placed an order for some "CMBC Stock" of motors and spare props for Club 500's. They will be with me shortly and will be available to CMBC members whilst at Lakeside. They will be available at "cost price" to you to purchase on site, so no excuses for not being able to continue after a minor pit stop !*   Steve G.
Incidentally, after speaking to Martin [club 500 slipway] this afternoon....prices of 500's may be going up as pr…