Berwick lifeboat called out to assist rower

Berwick's all-weather and inshore lifeboats launched last night at 6.40pm to help a rowing vessel attempting to enter the pier end in less than favourable conditions.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 24 September, 2018, 09:36
Berwick all-weather lifeboat

Both boats stood by while the boat tried to enter. Unfortunately it couldn’t so the Spirit of Ahab anchored to make ready for passage to Holy Island.

The Spirit of Ahab is attempting a world record around the UK.

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Andy Hodgson is attempting to become the first person to row solo around Britain, with the goal of raising £10,000 for the RNLI and MIND.

For more information about the race visit