Barmouth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat launches to Sunnysands Caravan Park.
In response to a call from Holyhead Coastguards at 11.39 am on Monday 2 July, 2018 Barmouth RNLI volunteers launched the Inshore Lifeboat (ILB) the Craig Steadman, after reports had been received of a woman in distress on rocks near Sunnysands Caravan Park, Talybont
They arrived at the scene at 11.50 am and found that members of North Wales Police and Holyhead Coastguard were present and giving assistance.
The volunteer crew were then stood down and returned to station where the ILB was made ready for service again by 12.15 am.
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.