The local Lancashire unit of the national Maritime Volunteer Service charity is urgently seeking help to continue its vital work training people in nautical skills and assisting emergency service in Morecambe Bay.
Morecambe Bay MVS use their skills and
equipment to assist our local community, but now they're looking to see if
anyone out there might be able to help them.
engine on our unit vessel is getting rather old and tired, and whilst
it's good practice for our members to keep tinkering with it, we've got
big ambitions and ideally need a new engine to fulfill them," explains a spokesperson
current 40hp engine is over 40 years old and suitable for river work
but a newer, more reliable, and more powerful engine would allow us to
take part in more varied events around the Bay - assisting in
conservation, training, patrols and increase our partnership working to
he more involved with organisations like Bay SAR, Morecambe Bay Partnership and NCI.
new engine will cost in the region of £6000. If you have a spare
second-hand 50-60hp outboard engine, or can help us to finance a new
one, then please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org and help us
to help your community."
For more information visit the Morecambe Bay MVX web site (http://mbaymvs.weebly.com/) or follow them on Twitter