The Lizard RNLI lifeboat crew launched to assist local fishermen
The Lizard RNLI lifeboat launched on service at midday on Sunday 22 September to go to the assistance of the local fishing vessel
Upon arrival on scene a tow rope was passed and the vessel was safely towed in to Cadgwith Cove. Conditions on scene were discribed as a slight to moderate sea with a south westerly wind.
Under the command of Second Coxswain and Mechanic Dan Atkinson, RNLB Rose arrived back at her station at Kilcobben Cove at around 2pm. Thanks were paid to everyone involved with this service.
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.