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Car Wash – thanks!

Thank you so much to everyone who came and supported us/got their cars cleaned last weekend. It means so much to us to see the level of support from the community for our efforts. A big thank you to the guys too, who gave their time to do this. Here are a few images. You can find more photos in …

Spring Safety Tips: Engines

The weather is moving through spring, towards summer. Before you head back out into the water, here are some important safety tips to keep in mind… Engines You safely winterised your boat, so now it’s time to give everything a thorough check before taking her back out onto the water. Inspect the propellors for damage and make sure all pins …

Spring Safety Tips: Water Systems

Now that spring is here, it’s time to get back in the water! But before you do, here are some important safety tips to keep in mind… Water Systems These are often an overlooked item when it comes to commissioning your boat: all the fresh and raw water plumbing and pipes. This includes raw water engine cooling systems, automatic and …

Charity Car Wash 2022

Our boys (and girls) will be busy cleaning cars at St Saviour’s Parish Depot – Rue des Pres on 21st May, from 9.30am until 1pm. Don’t miss out on your chance to get your motor gleaming, and our boys breaking into a sweat – all for a great cause! £10 large cars £7 smaller cars

Spring Safety Tips: Safety Equipment

Now that spring is here, it’s time to get back in the water! But before you do, here are some important safety equipment tips to keep in mind…   Lifejackets Lifejackets are an essential piece of safety equipment. Before setting sail, check that you have sufficient life jackets on board for everyone, and ensure they cater to all sizes and …

Charity Stalls 07/05/2022

Once again, our dedicated (and lovely) fundraising team will be out braving the elements again, to raise much needed funds for your independent lifeboat service. Come and see us on one of our JLA stalls, which will be packed full of goodies for you.  We’ll be in town at Broad Street (near the fountain) from 9am until 4pm and also …

Charity Stall 09/04/2022

Once again, our dedicated (and lovely) fundraising team will be out braving the elements 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 Broad Street (near the fountain) from 9.00am until 4.00pm. We’d love for you …

Charity Stall 06/08/2022

Once again, our dedicated (and lovely) fundraising team will be out braving the elements 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 (TBC). We’d love for …

Jersey Society of Artists Grand Auction

A date for the diary. Saturday 2nd April – 2.30pm – St Ouen’s Community Centre. All welcome.

Charity lunch now taking bookings

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 1st May 2022 The time: 12pm for 12.30 start The place: The Ambassadeur Hotel The price: £40 per person (children’s menu £20) The ticket price includes: Drink on arrival (Prosecco or orange juice), four course meal with coffee …

Castle Ferries exercise

On the 14th and 15th of March, Jersey Heritage and Elizabeth Castle Ferries carried out their annual preseason emergency exercises to make sure they are ready for the busy season ahead. The exercise on the 14th involved two of the RNLI Jersey Lifeboats, and the exercise on the 15th involved our very own Inshore Lifeboat. We carried out a casualty …

Chairman’s Update March 2022

Following the November accident that damaged the Sir Max Aitken III we commissioned an audit of our paperwork and procedures. The audit was conducted on behalf of the Yacht Designers and Surveyors Association under the terms of the Rescue Boat Code. Their conclusion was that the JLA “has a very well documented set of procedures and records.” Our internal review …