Sun. May 22nd, 2022

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New helmsman at Cowes RNLI

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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.”