Beaumaris Lifeboat launches to assist two jet skiers in the Menai Strait .

Lifeboats News Release

A crew member at Beaumaris saw people on the pier pointing to a person in the water. He contacted the U.K. Coastguard at Holyhead and in the meantime paged the lifeboat volunteers to enable the lifeboat to be launched.

Beaumaris Atlantic 85 Inshore Lifeboat

RNLI/ D Burke

Beaumaris Atlantic 85

The Beaumaris RNLI volunteers launched at 2.18 pm and arrived at the scene at 2.20 pm the first jet skier who was in the water had managed to swim ashore so the lifeboat assisted to re float the other Jet Ski.

Once this had been achieved and both jet skiers had been reunited with their respective craft to ensure their safety the lifeboat escorted the pair to Menai Bridge slipway so that the jet skis could be recovered from the water

The lifeboat then returned to Beaumaris by 3.35 pm being refuelled sand made ready for service by 4.05 pm.

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