Second call of the weekend for Beaumaris lifeboat.

Lifeboats News Release

On Sunday 8 September 2019 the U.K. Coastguard at Holyhead requested the Beaumaris Lifeboat to launch to be ready to assist if required a sailing boat with water ingress into the vessel.

B 838 Beaumaris Inshore Lifeboat

RNLI/Dave Burke

B 838 Beaumaris Inshore Lifeboat

The lifeboat volunteers where paged at 8.55 am and the Beaumaris. Inshore Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington launched at 9.05 am proceeding to the casualty vessel.

In addition the Penmon Coastguard Rescue Team had been tasked to attend at Beaumaris Pier to assist as required.

By this time the craft had managed to reach a mooring near Beaumaris

Once at the scene one of the volunteer lifeboat crew was placed aboard the casualty vessel and assisted the two crew members of the boat to identify the source of the water ingress and managed to stop it

As another vessel was already berthed alongside the Pier pontoon the crew of the casualty vessel insisted they would remain aboard overnight at the mooring and would the situation pending recovery of the boat to the boatyard at Gallows Point Beaumaris to enable a permanent repair to be made.

Once the U.K. Coastguard agreed to this course of action the lifeboat was able to return to her station at Beaumaris arriving back at 9.40 pm am being refuelled and made ready for her next service call by 10.10 pm

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