Barry Dock RNLI respond to reports of a person in the water.

Lifeboats News Release

The volunteer crew responded to a request from Milford Haven coastguard of a capsized dinghy and a person in the water in Sully Bay

The volunteer crew respond to their pagers at 11.34 on Friday morning (17/01/2020).
Milford Haven coastguard had a report of a person in the water in Sully Bay.
Once on scene the crew identified that the dinghy had snapped it's mast and the owner was in the process of making his rigging secure.
The dinghy was taken in tow and returned to Sully slipway.

RNLI/Nigel Parry

Inshore lifeboat returning to station.

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