Lifeboat crews in Wales spend record time at sea in 2011


The RNLI says its 31 lifeboat crews in Wales spent more time at sea last year responding to emergencies than any time before.

Crews spent 6,877 hours on call outs, launching on 1,102 occasions and rescuing 1,017 people.

Watch examples of RNLI rescues in the footage.

Video courtesy of RNLI

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