Sunday night shout for Penarth RNLI volunteers
The volunteer crew of Penarth RNLI were called on Sunday 1st September just after 6pm.
This was a very quick shout for us with the lifeboat returning to station one hour after the original call was received.
RNLI media contact:
For further information please contact Andy Berry, Lifeboat Press Officer at Penarth on 07951 051128
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.