RNLI Penarth: Alarm raised for day trippers to Sully Island

Lifeboats News Release

Volunteer RNLI crew members were paged at 5:25pm today to a preemptive launch request with two adults, two children and a dog on Sully Island, despite imminent cut-off by the tide.

D class Sully


D class Sully
An RNLI volunteer who saw people at risk called the coastguard to alert them to the danger. A preemptive launch is part of the RNLI strategy to prevent the loss of life at Sully Island.

The group made it ashore and the rescue crews were immediately stood down.

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For more information please contact Andy Berry, Lifeboat Press Officer for Penarth RNLI, on 07951 051128, or Chris Cousens, RNLI Press Officer Wales, on 07748 265496 / [email protected]

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