Two people rescued by Penarth RNLI lifeboat
At the request of UK Coastguards the inshore lifeboat was launched soon after 6pm on 24 January 2020 to assist two people cut off by the tide.
The lifeboat returned to station at 7pm, and was washed, refuelled and was back on service soon after.
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.