Fishguard RNLI tasked to conduct shoreline search
On Sunday 10 May both of Fishguard RNLI's lifeboats were launched shortly after midday to conduct a shoreline search from Newport back to Fishguard for two young boys who were reported missing.
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 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and 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.