he author worked for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution for 28 years, latterly as its Public Relations Director. He has been turning his knowledge and experience into books that chart the history of lifeboats. This book is part of the excellent Sutton “The xxxxx Story” series. Now an imprint of The History Press, Sutton has followed the standard format for the series. This produces a pocket size book at a very low price, printed in full colour throughout.