St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat called out

Lifeboats News Release

On Friday July 21 at 10.26am St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat with its volunteer crew, launched on service following a report by a member of the public of two swimmers in difficulties near Caerfai beach.

St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat

Nicholas Leach

St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat

The lifeboat was soon on scene and commenced a shoreline search, where they came across to two swimmers who reported that they did not require any assistance.

The swimmers then went ashore, to be met by St Davids coastguards, the lifeboat then departed the scene returned to station, rehoused refuelled and was ready for service at 11am.

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