Vessel with engine failure towed to safety by Cardigan RNLI inshore lifeboat
Cardigan RNLI volunteers were called out at 08:23am today (7 June) to help a 24 foot fishing vessel which had developed engine failure in the water near Patch Caravan Site.
The vessel with, one person on board, was taken under tow to the pontoon at Patch and safely secured. Once secured the lifeboat returned to the station.
For further information, please contact Tracy Newman, Lifeboat Press Officer on 07805 246975
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, in a normal year, 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.