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New Quay RNLI tows in broken down power boat

Lifeboats News Release

On Sunday 6 September at 11.45am New Quay RNLI’s D-class inshore lifeboat, the Audrey LJ, launched on service to assist a power boat which had suffered mechanical failure one mile north east of New Quay.

RNLI/Huw Williams

New Quay RNLI crew members onboard the broken down power boat bringing it into the harbour

The vessel was taken under tow and secured alongside the main pier slipway in New Quay harbour. The inshore lifeboat then returned to station at 12.45pm.

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For more information contact Kate Williams, New Quay Lifeboat Press Officer at [email protected] or 07786 550054.


The broken down vessel safetly moored alongside the harbour wall in New Quay


New Quay RNLI inshore lifeboat launching to the stricken vessel

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