Criccieth RNLI Lifeboat launches following reports of swimmers in difficulty

Lifeboats News Release

At 6.10pm on Saturday the 8th of June volunteer Crew-members from Criccieth’s RNLI Lifeboat Station launched following reports of two swimmers in difficulty near Black Rock Sands

Criccieth Lifeboat, Doris Joan

RNLI/Ifer Gwyn

Criccieth Lifeboat, Doris Joan
The Station promptly launched the Atlantic 85 class Lifeboat, Doris Joan, and made-way towards the scene.

En route, HM Coastguard reported that both swimmers had been able to recover themselves from the surf and were accounted for by family members ashore. The Lifeboat was stood down and returned to Station.

For further information, please contact Ifer Gwyn on 07554445316.

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