Kirkwall RNLI return back to the harbour to transfer casualty to ambulance. Image Credit: Kirkwall RNLI
A cold wind and occasional rainfall did not dampen the spirits of islanders and visitors in supporting the Kirkwall RNLI open day at their lifeboat shed on Saturday 27th May.
Kirkwall RNLI Lifeboat Station will be hosting an Open Day on Saturday 27 May, between 11am and 3pm.
Chris Mason is raising money for the RNLI by visiting all of its stations in the UK and Ireland.
“The possibility of death was with them all the time. They accepted without question that this life was a hazard. They knew every time the boat was launched they were in danger. They were ready to answer the call from those in peril on the sea.” Rev Cant
“A Place of Refuge looks north over the Moray Firth with the viewer placed parallel to, and on the edge of, the sea. “
The Orkney News livestreamed the Kirkwall Kayak Club paddling around Kirkwall harbour on Hogmanay afternoon lit up in festive lights to raise funds for the RNLI.
“I feel very honoured to have been given this award, but I also feel that it’s a reflection on the RNLI itself and all the volunteers.” Dupre Strutt
The “Flotilla of Light” will take place on Saturday the 31 December at 3pm. Paddlers from Kirkwall Kayak Club will paddle around the marina with their kayaks decorated in colourful fairy lights.
Kirkwall Kayak Club will be paddling around Kirkwall harbour on Hogmanay afternoon lit up in festive lights to raise funds for the RNLI.