St Davids RNLI lifeboat launches to rescue kayaker
On Wednesday March (28) at 4.39pm St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat launched on service, to rescue a kayaker who was in the water after coming out of his kayak.
The casualty was off Porth y Ffynon where he was swiftly located and brought ashore by the lifeboat into Porthclais harbour where they were met by St Davids Coastguard Rescue Team.
The casualty was given safety advice by the coastguards, the lifeboat then returned to station. Ends
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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.