Lifeboat rescues motor cruiser off Llandudno

Lifeboats News Release

A motor cruiser with three men on board was brought to safety by Llandudno RNLI inshore lifeboat on Saturday (18/6) after it had broken down off Great Orme's Head.

The skipper of the 18'  'Pursey' requested help when the boat's main and auxiliary engines both failed, leaving the cruiser drifting off the Llys Helig area of the Great Orme.

As a result, Llandudno's inshore lifeboat was called out at 6:36pm; with the tide and wind conditions making a rapid rescue advisable the lifeboat quickly launched from the west shore, took the disabled cruiser in tow and delivered it to the safety of a mooring in the River Conwy.

Further information - Alan Sharp, Llandudno Lifeboat Press Officer on 01492 543315.

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