18th October 2017

Posts tagged with Aith Lifeboat

Three people towed to safety

Three people towed to safety

0 comments, 08/08/2015, by in News

Three people were towed to safety after the engine on their leisure boat caught fire off West Burra.The Shetland Coastguard helicopter, Lerwick and West Burra coastguard rescue teams, and the Aith lifeboat were called into action at about 12.30pm this afternoon after a call stating the engine of... Read more...

Creel boat towed in

Creel boat towed in

A creel boat had to be towed to safety last night after breaking down in Whalfirth Voe north of Yell.The Aith lifeboat was called out shortly before 10pm when the 21 foot, Yell-based Polaris suffered difficulties. Two people were onboard the creel boat.An anchor had been put out but the vess... Read more...

Fisherman dies after boat capsizes

Fisherman dies after boat capsizes

3 comments, 25/03/2014, by in Headlines, News

A fisherman has died after a scallop boat he was travelling in ran into trouble in the early hours. Shetland Coastguard received a mayday call at 2.55am from the Diamond, reporting a position and that they had hit rocks and were going over. No further contact was made. Two crew were recovered fr... Read more...

Fortune teller to grace Aith Lifeboat gala day

Fortune teller to grace Aith Lifeboat gala day

29/05/2009, by in News

The Aith Lifeboat Gala, a fun day out for the family with firm favourites and new attractions, is being held on Sunday 7th June.The gala will be officially opened in style at 2pm in style by the Lerwick Jarl’s Squad led by Guizer Jarl Stephen Mouat, Lerwick junior jarl Kristoffer Thomason and ... Read more...