Porsche fund-raisers pop into Seahouses lifeboat fete

Hundreds of people headed to Seahouses on Bank Holiday Monday for its annual lifeboat fete and family fun day.

Friday, 31st August 2018, 09:13 am
A couple attempting to visit all 236 Lifeboats stations around the UK and Republic of Ireland Coastline in 911 days visited Seahouses as part of the Porsche 911 Fund Raising Project.

The attendance was slightly down on last year which means the final figure raised is also likely to be a little lower. The sum is yet to be finalised, but is still predicted to be in excess of £7,000.

Seahouses RNLI has expressed thanks to all who contributed and the volunteers who worked so hard on the day.

Salty Sam meets some fans.

The station was also visited by the Porsche 911 Fund Raising Project, where a couple were attempting to visit all 236 lifeboat stations around the UK and Republic of Ireland Coastline in 911 days. The car was sponsored by Porsche UK of London. It just so happened, the day to visit Seahouses, after Craster and Amble, was during the Fete.

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They asked the station for a piece of rope with a knot, to be added to a length of rope with a knot from every station visited, and a personal message to go on a postcard to Porsche UK from the station.

The car also visited Berwick lifeboat station later in the day.

The book stall proved popular at Seahouses Lifeboat Fete.
Fund-raising for the RNLI at Seahouses Lifeboat Fete.
The lifeboats off Seahouses, including the inshore lifeboat capsize training boat, which demonstrated how a capsized inshore lifeboat is righted.