JLA has a busy night

On Sunday evening, Sir Max Aitken was tasked to escort a French flagged yacht from around the Violet Buoy suffering with engine issues.  On arrival, it was found that the vessel was not making any head way against the tide and migrating rather quickly into the reef toward La Rocque.  Sir Max quickly initiated a tow back to st Helier.  …

200 Tide Table Booklets for the 2024 season.

We have been kindly gifted 200 Tide Table Booklets for the 2024 season. These really useful and safety crucial tables will be available for FREE at our Don Street Stall in St Helier on Saturday 20th April 2024 between 9:00 and 12:00am. Why not pop along and say hello, support a great local charity and buy some of our goodies …

JLA 2024 Charity Lunch

Why not join us for a tasty treat and support your favourite lifeboat charity? Tickets to our charity lunch are now available. The date: Sunday 14th April 2024 The time: 12:30 for 13:00 start The place: The Ambassadeur Hotel The price: £45 per person (children under 12’s menu £17.50) The ticket price includes: Drink on arrival (Prosecco or orange juice), …

Parliamentary event held to celebrate the National Independent Lifeboat Association

Parliamentary event held to celebrate the National Independent Lifeboat Association A parliamentary event was held on Monday 4th March to celebrate the first anniversary of the formation of The National Independent Lifeboat Association (NILA), hosted by Founder and Honorary President Anthony Mangnall MP (Totnes & South Devon). NILA is a registered charity which represents the independent lifeboats that save countless …

Fundraising Ideas for 2023

We’re currently busy planning our 2023 fundraising calendar. Do you have any ideas for fundraising? We’re all ears … what would you like to do? Let us know and our Fundraising Committee will gladly see if we can work it into the calendar for next year.

NILA Member

We are happy to say that the JLA is now a fully fledged member of the National Independent Lifeboat Association. The National Independent Lifeboat Association (NILA) is a charity that was formed in 2022 to promote and support independent lifeboat organisations across the UK. NILA’s mission is to give a voice, assistance and advice to the growing community of independent …

Christmas Coffee Morning

Our wonderful fundraising team are holding a Christmas Coffee Morning at Trinity Parish Hall on Saturday 3rd December, 10am to 2pm, to raise much needed funds for your independent lifeboat service. Entrance fee is £2 which includes a cup of tea or coffee and a mince pie. We’ll be selling all of our normal goodies, plus our Christmas range. We’d …

Christmas Stall 2022

Our fundraising stall will be making its’ appearance at the market for 2 weeks this Christmas. As before, we will be in place from the 21st November through to the 3rd December. Why not come along and say “hi”, whilst picking up a bargain.

Jersey Christmas Appeal 2022

We are so pleased to be able to make our donation to the Jersey Christmas Appeal 2022. 2 lots are being donated, giving people the chance to bid on a fantastic opportunity for a trip on one of our boats. You can bid for a trip on Sir Max – our All-Weather Lifeboat, which will be for 4 to 6 …

Report Findings To-Date

Report concerning events before and after the removal of the RNLI St Helier lifeboat from service in November 2017. SALIENT POINTS   Recommendations:  Sir David Calvert-Smith In response to an attack from the Chairman of Ports of Jersey: “This was the Chairman of PoJ. His letter verged on the abusive. It suggested that I had come to factual conclusions on …