Olympian launches lifeboat

There was an Olympic seal of approval on the Thames for the latest addition to the lifeboat fleet. Olympic rower Greg Searle named a new Royal National Lifeboat Institution lifeboat.

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Olympic rowing medallist names new lifeboats

RNLI Lifeboat. Credit: London Tonight

Olympic rowing medallist, Greg Searle, was welcomed by the crew of Chiswick RNLI Lifeboat Station to help the charity officially name its two newest lifeboats. I was out on one of the new lifeboats serving the Thames. It's faster, bigger and better for saving lives.

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