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Beaumaris Lifeboat launched to a report of a quad bike being swamped

Lifeboats News Release

On Thursday 7 November 2019 the U.K. Coastguard at Holyhead received a report of a quad bike with three people aboard swamped on the sand opposite Beaumaris.

Night time recovery of Beaumaris Lifeboat

RNLI/ Paul Blackwell

Night time recovery of Beaumaris Lifeboat

They requested that the Rescue Helicopter, Bangor and Penmon Coastguard Rescue teams together with the Beaumaris Lifeboat attend the incident.

The Beaumaris Inshore Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington launched at 4.52 pm and proceeded at the maximum speed commensurate with safe navigation to the location given.

When they arrived near the scene it transpired that it was in fact a small dinghy and the people and whilst around had waded to the shore.

A crew member from the helicopter spoke to the people and confirmed all was well and that no assistance was required.

The lifeboat was then cleared by the U.K. Coastguard to return to Beaumaris.

The Beaumaris lifeboat returned to her station 5.40 pm and was made ready to proceed on a training exercise which took place at 6.20 pm.

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