Exercise between Llandudno and Beaumaris lifeboats interrupted by a service call

Lifeboats News Release

The Llandudno all weather lifeboat and the Beaumaris inshore lifeboat had arranged to conduct an exercise near Puffin Island when prior to the exercise commencing the boats received a request to divert and assist a kayaker reported to be in difficulties.

The Annettte mary Liddington

RNLI/D Burke

Beaumaris Atlantic 85 Inshore Lifeboat

The Llandudno All Weather Lifeboat William F Yates was already in the area and recovered the kayaker and his kayak on to their boat. However there was insufficient water depth for the larger lifeboat to take the casualty ashore. In consequence once the Beaumaris inshore lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington arrived at the incident the kayaker and his craft transferred to the smaller vessel to be taken ashore at Penmon beach.

The lifeboats then resumed their planned exercise for the evening.

Thw William F Yates

RNLI/Nicholas Leech

Llandudno Shannon class lifeboat

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