Routine six monthly hull inspection

The St. Peter Port station lifeboat “Spirit of Guernsey” is scheduled for a routine six monthly hull inspection and routine maintenance. She will come out of service at the Marine and General shipyard, St Sampson on Monday morning’s high tide and will be attended by RNLI staff.
 
A Severn class lifeboat 17-34, the “Osier” from the relief fleet is en route from Plymouth with a delivery crew from Guernsey on board. She is due into St Peter Port this afternoon. RNLB “Osier” will provide lifeboat cover until the “Spirit of Guernsey” is returned to service.

Photo by Carl Bisson

photos by Carl Bisson

Photo by Tony Rive

photo by Tony Rive

Photo by Tony Rive

Belgium registered 12 metre vessel, “Lisana”

The St Peter Port Lifeboat was tasked at 04:18 this morning to go to the assistance of a Belgium registered 12 metre vessel, “Lisana” which had suffered engine failure and was unable to make sail, approximately 12 miles South of St Martin’s Point. 

The Spirit of Guernsey was alongside the casualty at 04:42 and took “Lisana in tow.  Arriving back at St Peter Port at 0546.

SJARS attended the vessel on arrival to assess the crew and render assistance.

St Peter Port Lifeboat was back on station at 06:15.

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Lands End to John O’Groats

Local man Phil Martel and his daughter Jodie are joined by 2nd Coxswain Jason Norman and Assistant Mechanic Linden Galsworthy aboard our St Peter Port Lifeboat “Spirit of Guernsey”.

Phil will attempt to ride the 994 mile Lands End to John O’Groats between 9th – 17th September this year raising money for our Lifeboat Station.

Pic by Tony Rive 12-07-17
Local Cyclist Phil Martel with his Bucket Shaking Daughter Jodie aboard the Local Lifeboat Spirit of Guernsey.
Between 9th and 17th September this year, Phil will attempt to ride between Lands End to John O’ Groats. Phil will be raising money for the Local Lifeboat Station.

Pic by Tony Rive 12-07-17
Local Cyclist Phil Martel (holding his bike) with his Daughter Jodie accompanied by Local 2nd Coxswain Jason Norman (L) and Assistant Mechanic Linden Galsworthy (R) aboard the local Lifeboat Spirit of Guernsey.
Between September 9th-17th this year, Phil is going to attempt the 994 mile Ride from Lands End to John 0’Groats raising money for the Local RNLI Station.