RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution

Dart Lifeboat Station Appeal

This Appeal has been launched to raise the money required to renovate the old Dart Lifeboat Station at Ferry View to allow it to become the permeant home for the volunteer crews so they can continue their work of saving lives in and around Dartmouth
raised of £1,200,000 target
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The original Dartmouth Lifeboat Station was established in 1878 but was closed in 1896. The existing Dart Lifeboat Station was established in 2011 when a temporary Lifeboat Station was constructed on the Coronation Park.

The original lifeboat station cost £300 and was built on land owned by Raleigh Estates, with a slipway being built at Sandquay for a cost of £61 in 1879. The lifeboat station was sold for £100 when it was closed in 1896.

This Appeal has been launched to fund the £1.3 million cost of renovating the old lifeboat station which will house the stations D-Class lifeboat and provide modern facilities, which include dedicated changing facilities, workshop, training, and crew welfare facilities.

You can support the appeal in many different ways by making a donation to this JustGiving page, by setting up your own fundraising event or challenge with a JustGiving Fundraising page linked to the appeal, or by volunteering your time to help with the appeal by e-mailing Ellie Walker at ellie_walker@rnli.org.uk

With your help we can provide our volunteer crews and their support teams with the facilities that they need to continue their work of saving lives along the Devon Coastline.

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RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution

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RNLI volunteer lifeboat crews provide a 24-hour search and rescue service all around the UK and Ireland, while lifeguards keep a careful watch on the UK’s busiest beaches. RNLI lifesaving and drowning prevention depend on supporter fundraising and the generous donations that you and others give.

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