File photo of ‘Captain Calamity’ Glenn Crawley being rescued by the RNLI (file photo). See SWNS story SWBOAT; A bungling sailor dubbed âCaptain Calamityâ is caught on video capsizing his catamaran for the 15th time – then REFUSING help from a stunned lifeboat crew. Each rescue costs Â£2,000 Glenn Crawley, 56, has repeatedly flipped his boat while trying to conquer Britain’s biggest waves, costing the RNLI over Â£35,000 in rescues. The hapless helmsman sparked another scare Monday when harbour officials spotted him floundering in surf off the Cornish coast. But when a lifeboat crew found him clinging to his capsized boat close to Newquay’s Towan Beach, stubborn Glenn refused several offers of help.