New helmsman at Cowes RNLI

By IW Apr 20, 2022

Cowes lifeboat has another qualified helm, Mat Randall, who has satisfied the last stage of the stringent requirements set by RNLI to command a lifeboat.

Mark Southwell, Cowes RNLI lIfeboat operations manager, said: “Mat brings us a wealth of maritime experience for such a young person.

“It covers extensive commercial afloat operations, previous service with Ryde inshore rescue and now a full range of everything anyone can encounter with the RNLI in the Solent.

“He joins and enhances an already very professional team of lifeboat helms.”