Cowes Lifeboat Station

Laurie O’Callaghan

Laurie O'CallaghanHelm

Laurie joined the crew at Cowes towards the end of 2010, whilst completing his final year at Plymouth University where he was completing a cadetship (Deck) with the Merchant Navy. Since 2012 Laurie has worked, afloat and ashore, for a number of maritime related organisations of local/regional significance, including; Cowes Harbour Commission, Red Funnel, and Carisbrooke Shipping. Laurie was employed as a Marine Officer at Cowes Harbour Commission between June 2012 and the summer of 2013 and now recently worked as a cruise ship officer. He passed out as a helm on the 9th July 2014!