Beaumaris Lifeboat launched to a boat with engine failure in the Menai Strait.

Lifeboats News Release

A notification was received by the U.K. Coastguard at Holyhead that a five metre rigid inflatable boat was experiencing engine difficulties in the Menai Strait.

Boat camera view on the Annette Mary Liddington.

RNLI/RNLI Beaumaris

Beaumaris Atlantic 85

After consultation with the lifeboat launching authority, they requested the launch of the Beaumaris' Atlantic 85 lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington. The volunteer crew being paged to launch at 9.54 am and the boat launched at 10.03 am.

They proceeded to the position given by the vessel near Friars Bay.

Near Beaumaris. It was decided that due the lifeboat would tow the boat back to the slip at Menai Bridge so that she could be recovered on to a trailer at that location.

Once the craft was being recovered on to the trailer the lifeboat was released by the U.K. Coastguard to return to her station.

The lifeboat arrived back at Beaumaris Lifeboat Station at 10.45 am being recovered, refuelled, washed down and made ready for her next service call by 11.20 am.

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