Criccieth RNLI Lifeboat launches following reports of kayak adrift
At 10.30 am on Saturday August 31st, 2019 Criccieth’s Atlantic 85 class Lifeboat was launched following reports of a kayak adrift near Borth y Gest.
Following a complete search of the area, the Crew and UK Coastguard were confident that there was no occupant and that the craft had been taken into the sea unmanned due to high tides and rough seas.
The Crew were stood down and returned to Station at 11.15am.
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