After several years of hard work the boat was due a bit of love and attention and is now being recommissioned.
The work was carried out by Ribquest who undertook a major refit, replacing most of the wiring, and making several updates to the boat to improve it and make it safer in all conditions.
Crew member James Richards said: “Graham and the team have done an amazing job for us and their work means we now have a much enhanced lifeboat that will serve us well for the next few years.
“We’ve made a few important changes to the boat and the crew will be familiarising themselves with them as we train.”
It costs over £50,000 a year to run the lifeboat and they have to raise all the funds themselves.
James added: “ We’ve had fabulous support from the community over the years and are very grateful for all the support we receive.”
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