Tenby RNLI's all-weather lifeboat tasked following red flare sighting

Lifeboats News Release

At 1.45am on Thursday (4 August) Tenby RNLI was tasked by Milford Haven Coastguard to check out a vessel that had been located during a search by Coastguard teams and a rescue helicopter after red flares were sighted off Stackpole.

The vessel in question was moored off Broad Haven and had a fishing rod over the side but the helicopter couldn't see anyone aboard.

As the volunteer crew were assembling, news came through that the owner of the vessel had been found safely ashore at home. 

The lifeboat crew were stood down and returned home.​

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