For readers elsewhere than UK, there are currently some troublemakers trying to denigrate the RNLI because it rescues people who need rescuing, regardless of who they are. The inference being that refugees are only in trouble because they have inadequate vessels and life saving gear, ergo, they got them selves into this mess, they are not genuine mariners in trouble so they should be left to their own devices.
Brian Bilston our unrecognised Poet Laureate has penned some verses about this . . .