View as PDF

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.

Key facts about the RNLI

The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.

Learn more about the RNLI

For more information please visit the RNLI website or Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. News releases, videos and photos are available on the News Centre.

Contacting the RNLI - public enquiries

Members of the public may contact the RNLI on 0300 300 9990 (UK) or 1800 991802 (Ireland) or or by email.

Categories