Beaumaris lifeboat assists broken down vessel by Dinas Dinlle.

Lifeboats News Release

The volunteer crew members of the R N L I Beaumaris lifeboat received a launch request at 6.23 pm on Saturday 22 June 2019 from the U.K Coastguard, to assist a boat with engine failure located off Dinas Dinlle by Caernarfon airfield.

Launching The Beaumaris Inshore Lifeboat

RNLI/Dave Burke

Launching The Beaumaris Inshore Lifeboat

The Beaumaris lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington launched at 6.30 pm and proceeded at a speed consistent with public safety to the vessel.

Upon arrival it became apparent that the craft with her two adult occupants had run out of fuel it was decided to tow the boat to a recovery point in the Menai Straits.

The motor boat was towed to a location known as Ty Calch where facilities where available to recover the vessel.

The lifeboat was then released from service by the U.K. Coastguard and returned to the lifeboat station at Beaumaris arriving at 8.30 pm being recovered, refuelled and prepared for her next service which came at 1.40 am next morning followed by a further service launch at 8.08 that evening.

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