St Davids RNLI lifeboat tasked to a swimmer in difficulties
On Friday July 20 at 12.19pm St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat Norah Wortley launched on service to reports of a swimmer in difficulties off Abereiddi tower.
Also tasked were St Davids coastguard rescue team.
The sea swimmer had unknowingly drifted into the flooding tidal stream off the headland.
As the lifeboat was proceeding to this incident, further information came from Milford Haven Coastguard Operations Centre, that the struggling swimmer had been rescued by instructional staff from a local outdoor adventure provider.
At this time and with this information the lifeboat was stood down to return to station arriving back at 1.05pm.
For more information please contact Jim Phillips St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Press Officer on 07791121039 -- 01437721532 or by email: email@example.com or alternatively contact Danielle Rush Regional Media Manager (Wales & the West) on 07786668829 - 01745585162 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.