Freshwater Bay Independent Lifeboat Station

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Freshwater Bay Independent Lifeboat Station
Lifeboat station
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Freshwater Bay Independent Lifeboat Station.
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Country England
County Isle of Wight
District Freshwater
Village Freshwater
Location The Boathouse, Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, PO40 9RA
 - coordinates 50°40′13.0″N 1°30′36.7″W / 50.670278°N 1.510194°W / 50.670278; -1.510194Coordinates: 50°40′13.0″N 1°30′36.7″W / 50.670278°N 1.510194°W / 50.670278; -1.510194
Owner The Freshwater Bay Independent Lifeboat Service, which is a registered charity
Freshwater Bay Independent Lifeboat Station is located in Isle of Wight
Freshwater Bay Independent Lifeboat Station

Freshwater Lifeboat Station is owned and operated by the Freshwater Independent Lifeboat Service located in the village of Freshwater on the Isle of Wight in the United Kingdom.[1] The organisation operates 2 lifeboats and is on call to the Coast Guard 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The station covers an area up to 30 miles off shore from Hurst Point to St Catherine’s point.[2] The service is not part of the RNLI and do not receive funding from the RNLI or the government.[3]

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  1. ^ OS Explorer Map OL29 - Isle of Wight, Folded Map. Publisher:Ordnance Survey; B2 edition (17 Mar 2008). ISBN 9780319240151
  2. ^ "Freshwater Lifeboat home page". Retrieved 25 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Freshwater Lifeboat: About". Retrieved 25 January 2015.