Georgina Taylor requested to launch after late night walkers get cut off by tide

Lifeboats News Release

Tenby's RNLI inshore lifeboat, Georgina Taylor was requested to launch at 00.25am on Wednesday 2nd August after a report two people that they were cut off by the incoming tide on Tenby’s South Beach.

The lifeboat was on scene within minutes, with the volunteer crew searching rocks below the Esplanade.

Tenby Coastguard Rescue Team soon arrived on scene and found that the pair had managed to make it safely up to the Esplanade and were now back at their hotel.

The volunteer crew stood 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.

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