St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat launch to a angler possibly in distress

Lifeboats News Release

On Sunday May 27 at 4.15pm St Davids RNLI inshore launched on service, following the discovery of abandoned fishing tackle at the base of the cliff near Porthclais harbour.


Nicholas Leach

St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat

Also dispatched to this incident were the local coastguard team from St Davids.

The lifeboat commenced a search from Porthclais towards Caerfai bay, in the meantime coastguards made enquiries at the local camp and discovered the owner of the fishing gear, who had set it up to go fishing.

With this information all units were stood down, with the lifeboat returning to station.


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For more information please contact Jim Phillips St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Press Officer on 07791121039 -- 01437721532 or by email: or alternatively contact Danielle Rush Regional Media Manager (Wales & the West) on 07786668829 - 01745585162 or by email:

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