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