Thank-you Pebbles!

Thank you to Pebbles Cafe, Sandown and all their customers who helped raise £525 for us, by doing a bonus ball lottery. We can not thank Jen Cook, Hannah Brown, Jane Cole & Deb Webster enough, you are all true friends to our station. This was done by a fortnightly bonus ball draw, mainly from … Read more

Thanks Ryde Beach Lifeguards!

We had a lovely card arrive from Ryde Beach Lifeguards who have been operating this year in Sandown. Its been an absolute pleasure in working with your lifeguards and we will look forward to seeing you back in 2023. Well done for all your hard work.

Local Children Help to Raise Funds

Local children near our lifeboat station, Mia Cule, Isobel Cule & Sienna Watts spent the week decorating stones and selling them along the revetment in Sandown near our station. They wanted to raise £100 but smashed that to Raise £150! They came to our station on Monday to present us the Money. They have also … Read more

Thanks to Emilia and Vivien!

It’s always a pleasant surprise when Emilia Belchamber aged 13 from Surbiton and her Aunt Vivien White, pop in to our lifeboat station and present us with a donation each year. This year they raised a staggering £1150 and the previous year was £808.62. Since they started in 2018, they have raised £2658.62, this has … Read more

Platinum Jubilee Medal Ceremony

Mrs Kay Marriott, the Island’s High Sheriff, presented the crew of Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal, accompanied by Sandown Town Mayor Cllr Paddy Lightfoot, with volunteers and family members of the Independent Lifeboat. The medals, made of nickel silver which has been designed by Timothy Noad of the College … Read more

Ventnor Boxing Day Swim

Well done to every one that took part in the Ventnor Boxing day swim!