Beaumaris lifeboat investigate yacht anchored for 5 days with no one seen aboard
A request was received from the U.K. Coastguard at Holyhead for the lifeboat to launch to ensure all was well aboard a small yacht that had been anchored for five days and no crew had been seen aboard.
Following the request the volunteer crew launched the Beaumaris Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddinton at 11.05 am and proceeded to the yacht located near Abermenai point.
Once on scene that discovered the boat had a sole occupant aboard and fortunately he was safe and well not being in need of any assistance. This information was relayed the U.K. Coastguard , who released the lifeboat to return to station.
The lifeboat returned to Beaumaris at 12.30.pm being refuelled, washed down and ready for her next service call by 1.05 pm.
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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.