Criccieth RNLI Lifeboat assists broken down powerboat

Lifeboats News Release

At 3.45pm on Saturday the 4th of August 2018, volunteer Crewmembers from Criccieth’s RNLI Lifeboat Station launched to assist a broken down powerboat near the mouth of the Glaslyn estuary.

Criccieth lifeboat returns to Station

RNLI/Ifer Gwyn

Criccieth lifeboat returns to Station
The Station promptly launched their Atlantic 85 Lifeboat, Doris Joan and took the 16ft powerboat undertow back into Porthmadog harbour.

The stricken vessel had 2 persons onboard. Once safely placed on a pontoon in Porthmadog, the Lifeboat returned to Criccieth for refuelling and recovery.

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For further information please contact Ifer Gwyn on 07554445316
Criccieth lifeboat returns to Station

RNLI/Ifer Gwyn

Criccieth lifeboat returns to Station

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