Sunday, traditionally the day of rest, was not so for Poole Lifeboat volunteers who were tasked three times on 4 February.
The annual Poole Lifeboat Sprats Supper hosted at Lilliput Sailing Club was almost washed out with no fishes on the dishes when a power cut put out the lights at the crucial moment when the chefs were about to start cooking.
Both Poole lifeboats launched together on 11 September at 2.10pm, to a report of vessel aground at Whitley Lake off Sandbanks Road and were soon on the scene.
Poole lifeboat crew says farewell as Portland search and rescue helicopter stands down from operation
The Portland SAR helicopter, which will be stood down from operation around the Dorset coast today (30 June), was recently filmed on a farewell training session with Poole lifeboat volunteers in Poole Bay.