Georgia becomes fourth woman ever to join Lyme’s lifeboat volunteer crew

PUBLISHED: 14:10 15 February 2018

Lyme-born Georgia Robson has enrolled as shore crew and is now attending regular training sessions at the lifeboat station on the Cobb. Picture: Richard Horobin

Lyme-born Georgia Robson has enrolled as shore crew and is now attending regular training sessions at the lifeboat station on the Cobb. Picture: Richard Horobin

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Lyme-born Georgia Robson has enrolled as shore crew and is now attending regular training sessions at the lifeboat station on the Cobb.

A 23-year-old general manager has become only the fourth woman ever to join the volunteer crew of the RNLI lifeboat in Lyme Regis.

Lyme-born Georgia Robson has enrolled as shore crew and is now attending regular training sessions at the lifeboat station on the Cobb.

Georgia, a former Woodroffe School pupil, aims eventually to become a sea-going crew member.

She enjoys regular trips with her ex-Royal Marine father Jim, in his four metre RiB (rigid inflatable boat).

Georgia applied to join after meeting members of the crew at last year’s Remembrance Day parade.

She said: “I have always enjoyed the sea, and after talking to crew members it just seemed natural to apply to join them.

“I am thoroughly enjoying the camaraderie during training sessions.”

Georgia works for Axminster firm Tukxi Ltd.

Lifeboat operations manager Nick Marks, said: ‘Georgia follows Grace and Shona and now joins Nikky. We are delighted to welcome her aboard.”


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