Largs Volunteers Launch to a submerged dinghy
On Sunday afternoon 2/06/2019 at 4.10hrs. Largs lifeboat responded to a report of a sinking dingy. dingy
Largs Lifeboat R A Wilson and her volunteer crew launched and made haste to the scene.
On arrival and after a close inspection it became clear that this boat which was semi - submerged had been in this condition for quite some time.
Having established that no one was with or involved with the vessel and carefully considered the conditions found, the lifeboat returned to station to be made ready for her next service.
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.