Ski boat with six people onboard rescued by Penarth lifeboat
Easter Saturday was no rest day for the volunteers at Penarth lifeboat station.
The six people on board, which included two children, were all safe and well and a tow into the safety of Cardiff Bay was quickly established. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat returned to station and crews returned to friends and family at around 8:30pm.
RNLI media contact
For further information please contact Andy Berry, Penarth Lifeboat Press Officer on 07951 051128 or Eleri Roberts, RNLI Media Officer on 07771 941390.
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.