Enniskillen RNLI assists two people with engine issues

Lifeboats News Release

Enniskillen RNLI was requested to launch at 7.47pm on Sunday 3 June to assist a micro cruiser with engine issues in the Castle Archdale area.

Weather at the time was clear with a light breeze.

The inshore lifeboat Joseph and Mary Hiley arrived at the casualty vessel and checked that the two people onboard were safe and well.

The volunteer crew checked the boat, which had been anchored, to see if it had sustained any damage. The lifeboat crew set up a tow and proceeded to The Manor House. Close to the destination one of the men onboard felt unwell but didn't require medical intervention.

Speaking following the call out, Stephen Ingram, Enniskillen RNLI Helm said: ‘The occupants of the boat did the right thing by deploying their anchor and calling for assistance. It’s a good example of the RNLI campaign ‘Respect the Water’ being put into action.’

RNLI/Stevie Ingram

Enniskillen RNLI assisting casualty vessel

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