Crosshaven RNLI assist anglers after breakdown
Crosshaven RNLI was requested yesterday evening (31 August) at 9.45pm to reports of a speedboat broken down andCrosshaven Lifeboat was requested to launch this evening at 9.45pm to reports of a speedboat broken down.
The boat was reported to be adrift approximately one kilometre south west of Trabolgan.
In calm conditions with a slight sea, the volunteer crew, under the command of Alan Venner with Ian Venner, Aoife Dinan and Vince Fleming onboard headed to the area at best speed.
On arrival, the two anglers onboard the vessel had attempted remedial work with no results. The crew of the lifeboat then established a tow and landed the casualty at Crosshaven boat yard.
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Please contact Jon Mathers, Jon Mathers, Crosshaven RNLI Volunteer lifeboat Press Officer on 086 2588714
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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.