Second callout in a week for Abersoch inshore lifeboat

Lifeboats News Release

On Sunday 7 of May The Peter and Ann Setten, Abersoch’s inshore lifeboat was launched at 1:21pm to aid a 18’’ powerboat with two people on board.

Abersoch Atlantic 85 lifeboat

RNLI/Martin Turtle Photography

Abersoch Atlantic 85 class lifeboat

The power boat had broken down near St Tudwals East island. Abersoch volunteer crew proceeded to secure a tow of the vessel and take it safely back to shore at the Warren.

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