Llandudno RNLI lifeboat crew rescue stranded jet-skier

Lifeboats News Release

A stranded jet skier was rescued by RNLI inshore lifeboat on Friday afternoon (8/7) after his machine had broken down in blustery and choppy conditions a mile out to sea from Colwyn Bay.

Called out by Holyhead Coastguard at 1.15pm, together with Llandudno Coastguard, the lifeboat launched a short while later from Rhos-on-Sea. 

Within a few minutes the volunteer lifeboat crew had taken the stranded machine in tow and brought it to shore at Porth Eirias together with its rider, who was unharmed.

By 2.30pm the lifeboat was back on station at Llandudno ready for further service.

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For further information please contact Alan Sharp, Llandudno RNLI Lifeboat Press Officer, on 01492 543315.

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