Sea Safety: Lifejackets

Do you know the importance of lifejackets? Watch our short reel about lifejacket safety. Wear your lifejacket at sea. Wear it, Use it, Stay Safe. Your boats, your crew, your lives.

World Drowning Prevention Day 2023

25th July is World Drowning Prevention Day. Anyone can drown, no one should. Drowning is an issue that affects every nation of the world. On average 400 people drown in the UK each year and a further 200 people take their own lives on our waters. The Channel Islands are no exception to this. Our team of local volunteers have …

Safety Tips: Keep Warm

The summer months have come and gone, but this doesn’t mean that danger is going into hibernation. Besides, the pools lidos are still open. Of course, while you’re swimming, remember to stay as safe as possible. No matter what the season, safety should take precedence. Keep Warm When it comes to autumn safety tips, our advice is both basic and easy to …

Safety Tips: Allergy Alert

The summer months have come and gone, but this doesn’t mean that danger is going into hibernation. Besides, the pools lidos are still open. Of course, while you’re swimming, remember to stay as safe as possible. No matter what the season, safety should take precedence. Allergy Alert Don’t underestimate the dangers and annoyance of allergies. The falling leaves bring their …

Safety Tips: Shorter Days

The summer months have come and gone, but this doesn’t mean that danger is going into hibernation. Besides, the pools lidos are still open. Of course, while you’re swimming, remember to stay as safe as possible. No matter what the season, safety should take precedence. Shorter days bring more dangers The long days of summer are now behind us. In the autumn, the …

Safety Tips: Pool Safety

The summer months have come and gone, but this doesn’t mean that danger is going into hibernation. Besides, the pools lidos are still open. Of course, while you’re swimming, remember to stay as safe as possible. No matter what the season, safety should take precedence. Secure home swimming pools If you have a swimming pool, it’s time to start thinking about safely …

Safety Tips: Ventilation

The summer months have come and gone, but this doesn’t mean that danger is going into hibernation. Ventilation Vents tend to include gauzes and filters to keep out flies and dirt. These can get dusty or greasy over time, causing them to clog and reduce airflow. It’s easy to overlook this but it should be routine for you to check …

Safety Tips: Smoke & Carbon Alarms

The summer months have come and gone, but this doesn’t mean that danger is going into hibernation. Smoke & Carbon Alarms If you have a fuel burning appliance, you need to have a carbon monoxide alarm. Many people don’t realise the dangers of Carbon Monoxide poisoning. It only takes one faulty appliance, blocked flue or a build-up of engine exhaust …

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 …

Safety Tips: Gas Appliances & Cooking Equipment

The summer months have come and gone, but this doesn’t mean that danger is going into hibernation. Gas Appliances & Cooking Equipment Gas should be stored in bottles or cylinders and kept secure in a purpose-built boat gas locker. Ensure that your gas system is in good working order, air tight and free of leaks. If in doubt, contact an …