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When dolphins raced a lifeboat off Cornwall

When dolphins raced a lifeboat off Cornwall

Published by Emma Carton at 12:11pm 20th February 2020. (Updated at 12:40pm 20th February 2020)

This is the moment a pod of dolphins were spotted racing a lifeboat off the Cornish coast.

The Penlee was out rough weather training during Storm Dennis...

Dolphins Race Lifeboat
Dolphins have been filmed racing alongside Cornwall's Penlee Lifeboat during Storm Dennis. Photo: Penlee Lifeboat/Amy Smith

Crew member Amy Smith filmed several of the playful creatures, leaping and diving alongside the bow...

Dolphins Race Lifeboat
The crew of the Penlee Lifeboat were rough weather training when the playful creatures appeared. Photo: Penlee Lifeboat/Amy Smith

"Sunday morning RNLI training with a pod of dolphins chasing the bow wave of the Ivan Ellen lifeboat - one to share".

Penlee Lifeboat

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