St Davids RNLI lifeboat launched to assist a yacht
On Monday March (19) at 7.02pm St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat Norah Wortley and her volunteer crew launched on service to a 35ft yacht.
The yacht which had 2 persons onboard was in a position approximately 4 nautical miles south west of Ramsey Island, and had suffered a fouled propeller and steering problems.
Once alongside the lifeboat crew secured a towline to the vessel and commenced to take it under tow to Dale.
After arriving at Dale and securing the yacht to a safe anchorage the lifeboat returned to station arriving back at 1am.
For more information please contact Jim Phillips St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Volunteer Press Officer on 07791121039 -- 01437721532 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively contact Danielle Rush Regional Media Manager (Wales & the West) on 07786668829 - 01745585162 or by email: email@example.com
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 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.