The Royal National Lifeboat Insitution (RNLI) is to hold an open day on Sunday the 13th of May, at the Stonehaven Lifeboat Station.
There will be visits from Aberdeen RNLI, Angus and Mearns RNLI and from Stonehaven Community Fire Station. There will aslo be demonstrations by RNLI crew, using rescue equipment and simulating rescue situations. Mascot Stormy Stan will also making an appearance. Teas, coffee’s and BBQ will also be available.
A Stonehaven RNLI Spokesperson said: ” Mayday is our yellow-themed annual fundraiser, which runs from 1-31 May. It’s a celebration of our volunteer lifeboat crews, who are on call 24 hours a day, every day, to save lives at sea.
“When our brave volunteer crews answer the call for help, they don’t know what they’ll be facing. Huge waves, storms, darkness … They need to be prepared for anything. Having the right kit can make the difference between life and death – for them and the people they rescue.”
The event will run from 11 AM until 3PM and takes place at the RNLI Station at Old Pier, Stonehaven Harbour, AB39 2JU.