Lifeboat Facts

Courtown RNLI Lifeboat crew are volunteers.

Courtown RNLI Lifeboat is a D Class lifeboat and the current boat has been in service since 2009.

Courtown RNLI Lifeboat crew are on duty 365 days a year and 24 hours a day.

Ireland covers 43 lifeboat stations throughout Northern Ireland and the Republic, including inland stations at Enniskillen and Lough Derg. The fundraising regional office, based in Swords, covers fundraising activities for the whole of Ireland.

Key facts about the RNLI: The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 230 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and has more than 150 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824 its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 139,000 lives.