C7536 : RNLI Rescue board, Downhill

3 km from Castlerock, Ireland

RNLI Rescue board, Downhill
RNLI Rescue board, Downhill
Royal National Lifeboat Institution rescue board on Downhill Strand. The RNLI provides a full lifeguard service on Downhill Strand during the busy summer season and have a variety of equipment at their disposal. The rescue board is described on their website as "Taking its origin from a malibu surfboard, the rescue board is a lifeguard’s primary rescue tool. Most rescues are carried out within 100m of the shore and this can be the quickest to respond in most conditions. Designed to cope with large surf it is possible to surf in with casualty on board."
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2012
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 9 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Village, Rural settlement  Estuary, Marine 
Place (from Tags)
Downhill Strand  Downhill  Mussenden Temple 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! C 750 362 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:10.0408N 6:49.3952W
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Irish: geotagged! C 750 362
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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