Fundraising is vital for the RNLI. Each year, thousands of volunteers lend their time and talents, taking part in all sorts of events including races, coffee mornings, beach football competitions and sponsored runs.

Lifeboat Open Day 2007

Walmer's D-663 Duggie Rodbard and the B-808 Donald McLauchlan are joined by Dover's Severn class lifeboat the City of London II.

Photographs by Tommy Mitchell.

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