Week­end RNLI fundraiser

The Oban Times - - News -

KYLE OF Lochalsh will be a hub of mar­itime fun this week­end for the an­nual RNLI fundraiser.

Start­ing at 12pm, Satur­day’s events will fea­ture demon­stra­tions from Kyle and Mal­laig lifeboats and Kyle fire brigade. Bri­tish Un­der­wa­ter Test­ing and Eval­u­a­tion Cen­tre (BUTEC) will also be present and are once again al­low­ing the public ac­cess on to some of its boats.

The coast­guard, po­lice, moun­tain res­cue team, Bri­tish Red Cross and the vintage ‘ Wat­son’ class lifeboat will also be there on the af­ter­noon, with Lochalsh ju­nior pipe band en­ter­tain­ing the crowds.

Depend­ing on weather con­di­tions at the week­end the lo­cal kayak­ing club will put on games and demon­stra­tions be­fore the day is rounded off with the Kyleakin to Kyle swim at 5.45pm.

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