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Coastwatch West Fife
Created/last updated: 04/11/2022
Aims and objectives
To assist in the preservation and protection of life at sea, along the coast and at inland waterways such as lochs, ponds, burns, canals, reservoirs, by keeping visual watch over activities both leisure and commercial. In particular by the provision of alerting posts / lookout stations and coastal surveillance patrols in order to protect and safeguard lives. In furtherance of this object but not further or otherwise the organisation shall seek:
To establish and maintain an organisation of skilled volunteers to undertake surveillance duties in the interests of the safety of the general public;
To assist the local authorities and emergency services where possible;
To organise and participate in water safety education and other initiatives helping to save lives.
To advance the education of the public, of all ages without discrimination, in all aspects of water safety, drowning prevention and maritime skills;
To assist in safeguarding the coastal and marine environment including wildlife on the Forth Estuary and along its shores;
To help safeguard the lives of the ever expanding number of coastal users;
To watch over vulnerable craft and activities on the Forth Estuary and along the shore;
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