Trearddur Bay RNLI Volunteers called out to inflatable lobster.

Lifeboats News Release

The crew of Trearddur Bay Lifeboat were paged at 16:47 by the coastguard after a report of an inflatable being blown out to sea.

Inflatable Lobster

RNLI/Steven Lee Williams

Inflatable Lobster
A member of the public had spotted the inflatable from the shore and being concerned that there may be somebody on it, called the Coastguard, raising the alarm.

Fortunately, there were no further reports of anyone missing and after retrieving the inflatable the crew returned to station but not before a brief encounter with a small pod of Risso’s Dolphins that came over to the Charities Lifeboat to investigate.

Helmsman Leigh McCann remarked ‘We were glad that the shout was nothing more serious but it is still a little frustrating that we had to be called out at all during the lockdown’. Crew member Megan Dixon echoed these sentiments adding ‘it is frustrating but it was quite special to be visited by these rare Dolphins’.

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