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Crew in Action

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Max Avis, Ex Atlantic College and Crew with Atlantic Pacific.                    Photo courtesy of Anthony Jean  Max has now worked on numerous missions in the Aegean and Mediterranean seas. After getting in contact with Robin at Atlantic Pacific, Max planned to spend a couple of weeks working…

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Summer School 2017 Application is Open

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We are looking for all types of volunteers. There will be an emphasis on sea rescue during the summer school and so applicants must be comfortable entering the water, however we will need people to engage with the various stages of a Search and Rescue operation. This includes working onshore as well as project co-ordination…

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Japan

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The tsunami-devastated region of Kamaishi on the North-East coast is now home to Japan’s first lifeboat station. The prototype Atlantic Pacific ‘Lifeboat in a Box’ — a mobile lifeboat station inside a 40ft shipping container — is intended to prevent the needless loss of life that ensued after the 2011 tsunami. For the local community,…

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UWC Atlantic College

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The summer of 2016 saw the completion of the second Hahn Class Rigid-Hulled Inflatable lifeboat at UWC Atlantic College’s seafront workshop. Following the prototype Hahn 001’s successful sea trials, a fibreglass mould was taken of the hull shape, allowing the manufacture of many more Hahn Class RIBs. The second was quickly completed and began its…

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Lesvos

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In the face of the soaring death toll of migrants and refugees attempting to reach Europe by sea, Atlantic Pacific donated a lifeboat to Greek lifeguards on the island of Lesvos, which was supplemented with three weeks of intensive training. Since its arrival in December 2015, the vessel has proved useful in a variety of…

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