Scarborough RNLI called to children drifting on an inflatable

Lifeboats News Release

Scarborough RNLI was called out on Saturday 14 September to a report of two children drifting on an inflatable in the north bay.

Scarborough RNLI inshore lifeboat

RNLI/Dave Barry

Scarborough RNLI inshore lifeboat

By the time the inshore lifeboat had launched and navigated around the castle headland – in a matter of minutes - the youngsters were back on the beach, with Coastguards.

Andy Volans, RNLI lifeboat operations manager, said: 'Adults looking after children on the beach and in the sea should always keep a keen eye on them and be alert to the possibility of danger.'

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