Conwy RNLI lifeboat launched to assist a 16ft vessel drifting through the river
Conwy RNLI lifeboat was requested to launch Sunday afternoon (18 September) by HM Coastguard, to assist a 16ft powerboat which had suffered engine failure and was drifting through the river with the tide
- Conwy lifeboat station has been operating since 1966.
- To learn more, visit the Conwy Lifeboat Station webpage
- Alan Flood, Conwy RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer 07871505513
- Danny-Lee Davies, Conwy RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer 07999321639
- Chris Cousens, RNLI Press Officer (Wales and West) on 07748 265496 or 01745 585162
- Alternatively contact RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789.
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.