Borth Lifeboat Station Crew

If you are aged 17 you can join the crew (with parental consent). If you are not yet 17 why not get in touch and we can explain what is required and ensure that you are ready to take up this interesting challenge when you are.

To become an RNLI Volunteer Crew Member, simply email volunteer@borthlifeboat.org.uk or come to the lifeboat station at 11am on Sunday and ask to see Ronnie.

Borth Crew Pictures

Borth crew May 2014

The above crew picture was taken at the dedication and naming ceeremony for D-760 Geoffrey Scott in May 2014.

Borth crew November 2006

The above crew picture was taken in 2006.

Borth crew 1997

Borth D Class lifeboat D-371. Picture shows D-371 and crew in 1997.

Borth 1966 boat and crew

Pictured above is the original crew with the D-class boat from 1966.

Borth Lifeboat Station Crew List

Ronald Davies MBE

Ronald Davies MBE

Ron is the Lifeboat Operations Manager(LOM). Ron has been with the Borth Lifeboat since a boat was first put on station in 1966. He has twice received the Thanks of the Institution Inscribed on Vellum whilst he was a Helm, the first in 1978 and again in 1987, for saving lives in difficult and dangerous conditions. He was honoured by Her Majesty The Queen and presented with the Member, Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2001.
Alun Jenkins

Alun Jenkins

Alun is a Deputy Launch Authority (DLA) at the station. He is an ex-crew member who brings his experience to this very important role.
Amos Bewick

Amos Bewick

Amos is a Helm and has been with the Borth Crew since 1992. Amos works full-time for the local council and spends much of his free time Surfing or Fishing. Amos was awarded a Bronze Medal for the rescue of the Helm of Aberdovey's ILB in severe weather conditions and a confused sea on 10 December 2000.
Anwen Davies

Anwen Davies

Anwen joined the crew as a Crew Member in July 2012. She is showing great entusiasm and we are all sure that she will continue to enjoy her training.
Bean Groden

Bean Groden

Bean enrolled as as volunteer Crew Member at Borth in 2013.
Dave Reynolds

Dave Reynolds

Dave is the Lifeboat Press Officer (LPO) and a Deputy Launch Authority who has been with the crew since September 2009. Dave develops and maintains the Borth lifeboat website, and is responsible for responding to all press enquiries and requests for information about Borth lifeboat station. You can contact Dave for information on Borth via dave@borthlifeboat.org.uk. Dave is Chairman and Coach at Borth Rowing Club, he is also a keen Windsurfer. In his youth Dave was a Rugby Hooker, having played in Sale's 2nd XV in 1977 and 1978.
Derek Nixon

Derek Nixon

Derek became a Helm in April 2013 and has been with the crew since 2008. He is a local school teacher who enjoys Mountain Biking and Kite Surfing.
Dunk Dunkley

Dunk Dunkley

Dunk joined as a Crew Member in 2013. He completed his D-Class training at the Lifeboat College in Poole during July 2013.
Dylan Evans

Dylan Evans

Dylan is a Tractor Driver and has been with the Borth Lifeboat since 1997. He is a Farmer by profession, and was the subject of an article about his work for the RNLI in Farmers Weekly. Dylan is a keen football fan, but no longer plays.
Freddie Liddell

Freddie Liddell

Freddie Liddell enrolled as as prospective ILB Crew Member at Borth LBS in July 2013. Welcome to the crew Freddie. He works on a local farm and is studying Agriculture at Aberystwyth University.
Gavin Loynes

Gavin Loynes

Gavin became a Crew Member in December 2011 and completed a week long Trainee Crew ILB D Class course at the RNLI Lifeboat College in Poole during October 2012. He is currently studying to achieve his dream job as a mechanical engineer (working on motorbikes) whilst continuing to be a crew member for Borth ILB.
Geraint Evans

Geraint Evans

Geraint has had three spells with the Borth lifeboat as a Crew Member. He first joined Borth's crew in the eighties, rejoined in the nineties and has been with the crew again since 2008. He is often seen running around the village, and has taken part in several Marathons. Geraint is head of peripatetic music teaching for Ceredigion County Council. He has an aim to raise a Band or a Choir from the Borth Crew members. In October 2010 Geraint ran the Cardiff Half Marathon and raised £200 for the RNLI.
Kieran Mathews

Kieran Mathews

Kieran became a Crew Member in December 2011. He likes to go surfing and motorbiking.
Lee Trubshaw

Lee Trubshaw

Lee is a security officer at Aberystwyth University and is one of the Helmsmen on the lifeboat crew at Borth. He is also a volunteer Firefighter for the Borth Volunteeer Fire Service.
Martyn Davies

Martyn Davies

Martyn is a Helm and has been with the crew since 1998. He works at the Aberystwyth University. Martyn is a volunteer Firefighter for the Borth Volunteeer Fire Service, he is a Marine Mammal Medic for the British Divers and Marine Life Rescue. He is the Captain of Borth Rowing Club, which is a Coastal Rowing club within the Welsh Sea Rowing Association. Martyn was awarded a Medal Service Badge and Certificate for his part in the rescue of the Helm of Aberdovey's ILB in severe weather conditions and a confused sea on 10 December 2000.
Mikey Bailey

Mikey Bailey

Mikey is a Crew Member. He is a keen footballer and plays in midfield or defence for Borth United FC.
Pete Davies

Pete Davies

Pete is the Senior Helm with the Borth Crew. Pete works at Aberystwyth University.
Pip Nicholas

Pip Nicholas

Pip is a Crew Member, she originates from New Zealand and works at Aberystwyth University. She is a keen Rower and is Secretary of the Borth Rowing Club. Pip became a full crew member in October 2010 and completed her inshore lifeboat crew training at The Lifeboat College in Poole, in May 2011. Pip took part in her first shout on 26 June 2011, which you can read about here - New Borth volunteer lifeboat crew member responds to her first two calls.
Rhys Gardiner

Rhys Gardiner

Rhys became a Crew Member in November 2011. He is a keen surfer and can often be found in Borth bay.
Simon Hulse

Simon Hulse

Simon became a Helm in 2012 having joined the crew in November 2008. Simon is currently the Station Training Coordinator. He is a Company Director for SmartData UK Ltd., a Software Development Company in Aberystwyth. He enjoys Mountain Biking and Kite Surfing. Simon took part in an RNLI exchange programme in 2012 when he travelled to Norway to work with their lifeboat service - Redningsselskapet
Tim Ellis-Clarke

Tim Ellis-Clarke

Tim is a Helm. He enjoys scuba diving and used to be in the Royal Navy.
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