VIDEO: Skegness Lifeboat crew in training exercise action

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The Skegness Lifeboat crew were out at sea for over two hours on Tuesday, April 21.

They were taking part in their routine fortnightly practice run.

Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Coxwain Ray Chapmana the helm of the Skegness lifeboat, the Mersey-Class all-weather lifeboat, 'Lincolnshire Poacher'.

Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Coxwain Ray Chapmana the helm of the Skegness lifeboat, the Mersey-Class all-weather lifeboat, 'Lincolnshire Poacher'.

In this video, launcher and ILB tractor crew member Adam Holmes briefly explains the procedure involved in transferring passengers from the main vessel to the support vessel.

The three-man crew of the inshore D-class lifeboat, ‘Peterborough Beer Festival IV’, attempt to get as close as possible to the side of the Mersey-Class all-weather lifeboat, (Lincolnshire Poacher - ON 1166), in order to practice handing over a casualty.