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Corn Riots stall (Cancelled)

** UPDTED ** Unfortunately, we will not be able to hold our stall in town this Saturday. Our apologies – we hope to see you all soon. www.lifeboat.je #JerseyLifeboats #Fundraising #YourBoat #YourCrew

Charing Cross Stall 03/09/2022

Once again, our dedicated (and lovely) fundraising team will be out and about again, to raise much needed funds for your independent lifeboat service. Come and see us on our JLA stall, which will be packed full of goodies for you. We’ll be in town at Charing Cross (near the toad) from 9.00am until 4.00pm. We’d love for you to …

Charity Stall 20/08/2022

Our fundraising team are out and about in St Helier again, raising much needed funds for your independent lifeboat service. As a welcome addition, we’ll have some of our crew in attendance at a separate table, to discuss volunteering for the JLA. If you’re interested in helping us out, why not pop down and have a chat with the guys., …

Summer Safety Tips: Sails and Rigging

Summer is finally here! Before you head back out into the water, here are some important safety tips to keep in mind… Part 10: Check your sails and rigging No matter how big or new your boat is, the sails and rigging must be checked and upgraded regularly. Rigging – The rig is put under massive stress so it is …

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 …

Gorey Fete 18/08/2022

The Gorey Fete is one of the largest annual charity events of the year, and we are so happy to be involved. Set int he picturesque harbour of Gorey, there is fun for all the family: from beach events, live music and face painting to fairground rides, fireworks and refreshments. Our fundraising team will be there, raising much needed funds …

Charity Stall 06/08/2022

Our fundraising team are out and about in St Helier again, raising much needed funds for your independent lifeboat service. Come and see us on our JLA stall, which will be packed full of goodies for you, including some new stock. We’ll be in town at Charing Cross (near the toad) from 9.00am until 4.00pm. We’d love for you to …

Boat Blessing 2022

Come and join us for a boat blessing and celebration of the sea. Gouray Church, in partnership with Gorey Boat Owners Association will be conducting a boat blessing service for Gorey and the boats who work in our local SAR. It’s happening on Sunday 17th July at 10:30am, at the end of Gorey Pier. We will be there, both in …

Summer Safety Tips: Electicals

Summer is finally here! Before you head back out into the water, here are some important safety tips to keep in mind… Part 9: Check your electrics & electrical connections A faulty electrical connection can leave you stranded on your first day. Make sure your battery cables are tight and free from corrosion. The batteries should have been periodically charged …

Ukulele Band at The Shipwright pub

The wonderful Ukulele band will be entertaining us and raising money for the JLA on the 15th July at The Shipwright, on Peirson Road. Music will be starting at 19:30 for around an hour (with a short break). Come along and join us for what promises to be a fun, sing-a-long evening! See you there! #JerseyLifeboats #UkeleleBand #MusicForCharity #JerseyCharity

Summer Safety Tips: Bilge Pumps & Switches

Summer is finally here! Before you head back out into the water, here are some important safety tips to keep in mind… Part 8: Bilge Pump and Switches Bilge pumps and switches are extremely important for boat safety. The bilge removes water from your boat, the bilge pump will then draw the water out. Without a working bilge pump your …

Multi-Agency Exercise 25/06/2022

A great multiagency exercise coordinated by Cross Jobourg assisted by Jersey Coastguard with lifeboats from Goury, Dielette, Barneville Carteret and the JLA. The Dragon 50 helicopter was also due to partake but was called out on an emergency. Extremely beneficial to all in locating casualties and the first aid that followed from all crews. Thanks to our crew and also …