Llandudno RNLI launches as Storm Ciara sweeps in on the North Wales coast

Lifeboats News Release

Holyhead Coastguard tasked the Llandudno Lifeboat at 11.10 am on Sunday to launch and assist a local fisherman who was reported to be in difficulty at Rhos on Sea.

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Llandudno’s RNLI inshore lifeboat Dr. Barbara Saunderson with her volunteer crew launched at Rhos on Sea harbour in the most demanding conditions to assist the fisherman who was having difficulty returning to shore after undertaking urgent maintenance on his 20 ft. fishing vessel.

Following the short operation, the inshore lifeboat with her volunteer crew returned safely to the Lifeboat Station at Craig y Don to be made ready for service again.

A Lifeboat spokesperson said: 'this kind of rescue demonstrates how even a normally routine task can suddenly create unforeseen difficulties during storm conditions'.

RNLI/Llandudno

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