‘We save lives!’ How heroic crews keep coastlines safe

Winch operator Alex Brown and winchman/paramedic Shawn Clarke watch as captain Alan Dale gets closer to the RNLI Dover all weather lifeboat (ALB)

Winch operator Alex Brown and winchman/paramedic Shawn Clarke watch as captain Alan Dale gets closer to the RNLI Dover all weather lifeboat (ALB)

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Behind the scenes with Her Majesty’s Coastguard search and rescue unit at Lydd in Kent.

John Periam reports, with images by Geoffrey Lee.

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