Tag Archives: Bembridge

Inshore Lifeboat Deployment

Bembridge has two RNLI lifeboats.  The launch of the all-weather Tamar boat has got a lot of coverage on the blog but I shouldn’t overlook the inshore boat that is also stationed there.  This boat can deal with lots of … Continue reading

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Launching the RNLI Tamar Lifeboat

When the old lifeboat station was in use, it was a lot more constrained.  It was not designed to accommodate many visitors and it certainly wasn’t intended for them to be there during a launch.  The new station at Bembridge … Continue reading

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RNLI Boathouse at Bembridge

I have hinted in a previous post that some lifeboat posts were coming, and this is the first.  We visited Bembridge, on the Isle of Wight, as part of our trip.  Bembridge has had a lifeboat station since the 1800s.  … Continue reading

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Precursor to the Lifeboat Posts

There are going to be some lifeboat posts coming up in the coming weeks.  We ended up seeing quite a bit of the RNLI’s work while we were there.  I shall have more detailed posts but these shots are just … Continue reading

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Bembridge

The view from the top of Culver Down is usually good (provided you aren’t in cloud) so we took a trip up there while I was visiting mum.  While there was a lot of rain and cloud coming through as … Continue reading

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Lane End

When we first started planning the trip to the UK, I decided to try and schedule a shoot with the lifeboat crew in Bembridge on the Isle of Wight. The boat house is at Lane End in Bembridge. I had … Continue reading

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Charlie November

The Isle of Wight may be a pretty small island but it has had a number of significant aerospace projects over the years. One of the most successful is the Britten Norman Islander. A twin piston aircraft, the Islander has … Continue reading

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Islander Anniversary

The Britten Norman Islander recently celebrated its 50th anniversary of the first flight.  A group, based in Bembridge on the Isle of Wight – the home of the Islander – were involved in celebrating this event.  BNAPS is the group … Continue reading

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Lifeboat Launch

As a kid growing up by the sea in the UK, I had a fascination with lifeboats which remains to this day. For those of you not from the UK, the sea rescue service in the UK might come as … Continue reading

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