Georgina Taylor requested to launch after report of person in difficulty in sea
Tenby’s RNLI inshore lifeboat was requested to launch at 10:40am on Tuesday 1st August after a report that a swimmer was in difficulty in the town’s North Bay.
As the lifeboat was about to launch, a further report confirmed that the swimmer had been pulled from the water by a passing vessel and was now safe and well.
The volunteer crew stood down and rehoused the boat.
For more information, please contact Lifeboat Press Officer (LPO) Ben James on 07971 463716 or Danielle Rush, Divisional Media Relations Manager (Wales and West) on 07786 668829 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.