Beaumaris Lifeboat exercise interrupted by a request for a medical evacuation.
The volunteers of the Beaumaris lifeboat had launched the boat on exercise when they received a request to conduct a medical evacuation of a male from a commercial pleasure craft.
The lifeboat went alongside and transferred two crew members aboard the boat who undertook casualty care procedures and arranged for the casualty to remain on board until the vessel came alongside the pier at Beaumaris to be met by paramedic and ambulance.
Once this had been achieved the two volunteer crew members re-joined their colleagues on the lifeboat and resumed the interrupted training session.
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.