Meet the crew



Colin Plummer - Coxswain


Colin is currently the longest standing member of crew still serving on the boat.

Colin has just recieved his second Queens Jubillee Medal.

Paul Francis - Second Coxswain

Paul, or Ginge works in the local area as a telephone engineer and is a RYA Powerboat Instructor.

James Ellis - Helm

James works for local communication company. He started as Junior Crew and has worked his way up the crew list.

Wayne Ellis  - Helm

Wayne is nicknamed Dribbley for a reason only known by other members of the crew. He joined the service at 14 and was a member of the Junior Crew before moving up to full crew and now helm. He works for the NHS.

Andrew 'Bloggsy' Smith - Junior Helm j

Andrew has been on the crew for several years. He currently works for the NHS.

Scott Cullum - Junior Helm

Scott is a bricklayer by trade working in the north Norfolk area.

Gerry Robins - Junior Helm


Gerry or the man mountain has made numerous appearances in the Lifeboat Pantomime and village Christmas Eve Pagent.


Phil Beck - Trainee Junior Helm

Phil has a very experienced background in watersports including surf kayaking. He lives in the village with his wife and children.

Jason O'Toole - Crew & Mechanic

Jason works in and around the village for his gardening business.

Sam Hall - Crew

Sam is one of the three female crew on the service. Married to Brian and is mother to Kayden.

Lowie Simon - Crew

Lowie works for a local haulage firm as a class 1 HGV driver and has been on the crew for over 2 years. He is the current holder of the bent prop award.

Stuart McElligott - Crew 


Stuart works locally as a Plummer and joined in 2015. 

David Hayes - Crew & Mechanic

Duncan Reynolds - Beach Crew

Nick Alexander - Chairman & Beach Crew



Nick is a farmer by trade and ex-Coxswain of the Lifeboat. Nick stood down from Coxswain in November 2009 to spend more time with his young family, but still plays a very active part in the service as crew and Chairman.

Pam Tidd - Secretary

Pam has played very active part in the crew for many years and does a very good job of keeping all of the crew in line at crew meetings

Olivia Clare - Junior Crew
Harley Dyson - Junior Crew
Rhiannon Warby - Junior CrewRebecca Woods - Junior Crew