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Criccieth Lifeboat rescues broken-down jet-ski

Lifeboats News Release

At 3.30pm on the 27th of June, 2019 volunteer Crewmembers from Criccieth's RNLI Lifeboat Station launched following a request from HM Coastguard to rescue a broken-down jet-ski near Black Rock Sands.

Criccieth IRB

RNLI/Ifer Gwyn

Criccieth IRB

The Crew promptly launched the Station's inshore rescue boat, Margaret a Nantw and were quickly on-scene.

Once the wellbeing of the person onboard was ensured, a tow was established and the jet-ski was towed back to Black Rock Sands

For further information, please contact Ifer Gwyn on 07554445316.

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