Teignmouth and Exmouth lifeboats with casualty yacht. Assisted by HMS Echo

The Royal Navy survey ship, HMS Echo provided assistance to RNLI crews as they went to the aid of a yacht in rough conditions.

May Dream aground in Plockton320

The yacht, May Dream was found listing heavily in Plockton bay in the North West Highlands of Scotland after running aground.

Part of Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service specialist water rescue crew responded to burning boat on River Thames

An investigation has now been launched after an abandoned boat was spotted on fire on the River Thames. It later sank close to the Wokingham Waterside Centre.

Newlyn expanded Panama Canal opens on 26 June

The long awaited expansion of the Panama Canal has now opened. Thousands of people watched the first ship make its inaugural trip along the waterway.

Some of the men in their makeshift raft off Anglesey

The Moelfre inshore lifeboat rescued the five men on their makeshift raft as they struggled to paddle back to shore in 20 mph winds.