The Boathouse, 10.30am
A formal naming ceremony and service of dedication will take place at the boathouse on 9th October for our new inshore lifeboat D-797 'Peter Wilcox'. The service is for invited guests but there will be an opportunity for the public to watch if you wish to attend.
Guests should note that the ceremony will be outside if possible and the boathouse is accessed over a beach from the car park so suitable clothing and footwear should be worn.
Funded by the friends and family of Peter Wilcox, the new lifeboat was delivered to the station in July and has already undertaken 11 services over a busy summer period.
After 17 months fund-raising, we reached our target to raise £250,000 towards a new Shannon-class lifeboat for Wells and the North Norfolk coast.
We are hugely grateful to everyone who has donated, fund-raised, helped and supported us both locally and from right across the UK and even further afield. Your contribution is appreciated and will help to save lives and keep our volunteeer crews safe in the years to come.
And here's just some of the people and events that helped to make it happen... thank you page
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