sisters Emily and Lydia from Chester visited Newborough Beach in North Wales
on a blustery February day they had no idea they'd end their trip on a lifeboat - especially as they hadn't even been in the water!
Skerries sea-swimmer Sean O'Kelly became hypothermic during a swim around Colt
Island, he didn’t
quite believe it. 'I could hear a voice saying: "Are you alright?"'
he recalls. 'I kept saying: "Yeah" - but I wasn’t.'
When diver Paul Gibson became separated from his buddy and his boat, a major search and rescue operation ensued. Paul tells us what happened that day and how faith in his personal locator beacon gave him the courage to survive.
When two teenage boys found themselves drifting out to sea,
they soon realised they were in real danger. With the tide going out and
daylight fading fast, the boys would soon be swept out too far to get back to
shore. Luckily for them, an off duty lifeboat crew member was close by.