Following on from last year where a number of thefts took place on the Mizen Head and the Baltimore area An Garda Siochana Schull are launching a Crime prevention campaign for the summer of 2015 aimed at raising awareness with people who own boats, kayaks, canoe’s and any other form of maritime equipment. Please see the information leaflet below or contact Michael Walsh RNLI Sea Safety Officer.
This bank holiday weekend take great care on and Respect The Water. Checkout this RNLI link for safety information about most water activities including Sailing, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Angling, Kayaking and Scuba Diving.
March 2013 Baltimore Lifeboat station hosted an inter-agency training exercise on Sunday 24th March last. The aim of the exercise, coordinated by Niall Twomey, Civil Defence West Cork, was to provide a focused inter-agency training environment in which all personnel will be able to liaise and standardise operating procedures, to [...]
Book a SEA Check online today The RNLI would like to offer you a completely free, friendly and confidential service that looks at safety aspects involved with your boat. SEA Check is neither a test nor an inspection and there is no pass or fail. Conducted by one of our [...]
Baltimore Lifeboat Station is pleased to announce a new service for the West Cork region. Michael Walsh has been appointed to the role of Lifeboat Sea Safety Officer (LSSO) for the coastal area extending from Galley Head to Mizen Head. This position is a new departure for the RNLI and [...]
Date: 25/05/2008 Did you know that the law in Ireland now requires that there must be suitable Personal Flotation Devices (PFD) for everyone on board any pleasure craft and that a suitable PFD must be worn; by anyone on board an open craft that is under 7 meters in length, [...]