Check out our gallery of hovercraft images here
If you are interested in seeing if Lifeboating is for you, why not check out our crew requirements on the Volunteer pages
We are currently gathering details of potential new recruits for our next intake, hopefully later in the year, and we would love to hear from you.
Southend RNLI has a brand new website.
It’s at the same address www.southendlifeboat.org and has lots of new pages and features.
Keep checking back over the next few weeks as the site develops.
We recently assisted Canvey Coastguard to rescue a man who had broken his ankle. Due to the difficult conditions the Hovercraft was the ideal boat and took the casualty to the island yacht club where an ambulance was waiting.